On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Preservation Maryland hosted a live telephone town hall that reached thousands of listeners to discuss the latest threats to the federal Historic Tax Credit and how we can all be advocates for this essential program. If you missed the call, you can listen and share the recording online now.
The Society for the Preservation of Old Mills (SPOOM) has identified over 500 mills throughout Maryland — only a fraction of which are still standing. This exercise illustrates the need to preserve Maryland’s industrial heritage like Preservation Maryland is helping to do along the Jones Falls in Baltimore City.
A workshop hosted by Austin Historical.
PreserveCast Ep. 17: Tricks of the Trade with The Craftsman Blog
07/15/2017 By Preservation Maryland
This episode of PreserveCast features Scott Sidler of The Craftsmans Blog and Austin Home Restorations in Orlando, Florida, to discuss a range of topics, including Scott’s tips on restoring historic windows in your own home, as well as the story of how a man who moved to Orlando Florida to work for the mouse came to run one of the most successful historic home restoration and preservation websites.
MORE ABOUT SCOTT SIDLER
Scott founded Austin Home Restorations in 2010 when he saw the need for a company dedicated to serve the specific needs of historic home owners in Central Florida. He is a graduate of Yestermorrow Design/Build School in Vermont where he studied historic preservation and has been restoring historic buildings since the late 1990s. He currently serves on the national board of the Window Preservation Alliance and the Orlando Historic Preservation Board. He is a third generation painter, plasterer, carpenter, master glazier and has a wide breadth of knowledge about historic design and construction techniques.