Join us for this important discussion on our endangered historic properties. Now, more than ever, Jacksonville must chose wisely to protect historic treasures for generations to come.
Dr. Alan Bliss, Executive Director of JHS, will give an in depth evaluation of JHS’s 2019 Endangered Historic Properties and the state of historic preservation in Jacksonville with several experts in this field. DEADLINE TO PURCHASE LUNCH TICKETS IS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12.
- Joel McEachin, former City of Jacksonville Senior Planner of the Community Planning Division, Historic Preservation Section. Mr. McEachin’s career highlights.
- Harry Reagan, JHS Board Member, JHS Historic Sites Committee member, career investigative reporter with WJXT, Friends of JaxLibrary leader, and
- Jim McCarthy, President of North Florida Land Trust since 2014, and long-time community advocate. NFLT is the steward of the newly restored Old Brewster Hospital.
The discussion will encompass properties at risk, recent successes, adaptive reuse and best practices in endeavors to preserve our historic treasurers. RESERVATIONS AND TIDBITS LUNCH ORDERS REQUIRED BY Wednesday, June 12.
WHEN: Friday, June 14, 11:30am
WHERE: Old St. Andrews Church, 317 A. Philip Randolph Blvd.
PARKING: Behind church.