The Role of Historic Preservation in Recovering from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jul 24, 2020

10:00 am — 11:15 am

Preservation Virginia is hosting a discussion on adaptation during the pandemic and the role of historic preservation in economic recovery. Join PlaceEconomics, the Department of Historic Resources, the Virginia Tourism Corporation, the National Trust Community Investment Corporation, and the Norfolk Preservation Collective to explore the opportunities.

  • Introduction: Elizabeth S. Kostelny, Chief Executive Officer, Preservation Virginia
  • Historic Preservation and the COVID-19 Economic Recovery: Donovan Rypkema, Principal, PlaceEconomics
  • The Virginia Department of Historic Resources and Changes due to COVID-19: Jim Hare, Director, Survey and Register Division, Virginia Department of Historic Resources
  • Tourism and COVID-19 Impacts and Recovery: Lindsey Norment, Brand Director, and Sandra Tanner, Destination Development Specialist, Virginia Tourism Corporation
  • Community development during the recovery- The House Infrastructure Bill and the Historic Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act: Michael Phillips, Director of Public Policy, National Trust Community Investment Corporation
  • Impacts and Changes on Local Preservation Organizations Due to the Pandemic: Kayla Halberg, President, Norfolk Preservation Collective
  • Q&A Moderated by Trip Pollard, Senior Attorney and Leader of SELC’s Land and and Community Program and Vice Chair, Preservation Virginia

The program is free, but registration is required.