Workshop examines historic preservation in Delaware
Public Relations - Published: March 25, 2012
2012Presevation Law NewsPromoUnique aspects of historic preservation law will be the focus of a daylong workshop geared toward preservationists, architects, planners and attorneys.

The workshop, offered by Preservation Delaware and Widener Law in partnership with Delaware City, Del. and Delaware State University will take place Wednesday, March 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Delaware State University will host the event in the school’s Martin Luther King Student Center, Parlor A. The school is located at 1200 N. DuPont Highway in Dover, Del.

The event will feature nine speakers on seven topics, including representatives of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Widener Law, the city of Wilmington, Del., Preservation Delaware and more. Presenters will cover federal and state preservation law, the use of easements and covenants in preservation cases and case studies in preservation law for Cool Springs Reservoir in Wilmington and the Zimmerman project in Dover.

Delaware and Pennsylvania attorneys who attend the full program will be eligible for seven continuing legal education credits. The program is also expected to offer continuing education credits for architects and planners.

The registration fee is $195 for attorneys, architects and planners and $180 for Widener Law alumni. The cost for the general public is $45, for Preservation Delaware members is $35 and for members of Delaware’s historic commissions is $15. Registration includes a luncheon and materials.

Click here to view a full workshop brochure. To register, contact Constance Sweeney at 302.477.2177 or cmsweeney@widener.edu.