THANKS to All of our Attendees!!

NKY 2015 was AMAZING!

Do you own an historic home? Do you need to know how to fix those windows? How to make the house energy efficient? Want to know how to access Historic Tax Credits?
Find the answers to these questions and many more. 

Join us on March 21, 2015
Gateway Urban Campus, 525 Scott St, Covington KY 41011

Free How To & Product Knowledge classes (9a-4p)

2015 NKY Restoration Weekend & Vendors fair is here!

This year our Vendor's Fair will be highlighted with the Taste and Talk for lunch.

NKY Restoration will provide the taste with lunch and we want YOU to provide the talk through spending the lunch hour talking and networking with our Craftsmen, Vendors and other conference participants. We hope this new format will give the vendors a dedicated time to share their services and products with our conference attendees.  

This is a FREE event thanks to the many local businesses donating their time, knowledge, resources and funding.  Please visit the "Businesses and Vendors" tab above to learn more about these businesses.



If you are interested in 2016 please fill out the application that you can get at the link below. Please direct any questions to the NKY Restoration Team at nkyrestoration@gmail.com. 

NKY Restoration Weekend Vendor's Application



2015 NKY Restoration Poster Contest

NKY Restoration Weekend congratulates McMillian Creative for the winning poster design

This event is co-funded with fees from our Local Vendors & Craftsmen and is also funded with Federal Funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, and administered by the Kentucky Heritage Council. The contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of the Interior, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Department of the Interior.

Thank you for visiting the NKY Restoration Weekend 2015 Class RSVP page

We look forward to seeing
you March 21st! 


The Friday classes are intended for those in the Architecture and Planning professions that need AIA or AICP CEU credits.

Please register by emailing us at 
nkyrestoration@gmail.com


Be sure to include your name, AIA or AICP member number, the number attending, your phone number, and your zip code

Please select the number of people attending each Saturday class, and then provide each person's name, along with their class selections. When finished, click the "SUBMIT RESERVATION" button to send us your RSVP.
Name:
Which 9 a.m. class will you attend:
Which 10 a.m. class will you attend (if you chose a 2 hour 9 a.m. class, please select NONE)?
Which 11 a.m. class will you attend:
Which 1:30 p.m class will you attend?
Which 2:30 p.m. class will you attend?
Which 3:00 p.m. question will you attend? If you are attending a 2:30 class, please select NONE).
How many guests in your party will be staying for the keynote lunch?
Your phone number:
Your email address:
Your zip code:


This is a FREE event thanks to the many local businesses donating their time, knowledge, resources and funding.  Please visit the "Businesses and Vendors" tab above to learn more about these businesses.  

Click on the Friday and Saturday tabs above to view details about each class that is being offered



NKY Restoration Friday Professional Track

Baker Hunt Art Center
620 GREENUP ST. COVINGTON KY
FRIDAY MARCH 21, 2014

 

NKY RESTORATION FRIDAY PROFESSIONAL TRACK

NKY Restoration is again offering relevant continuing education classes for those who work on Historic and Restoration endevors in Northern Kentucky, specifically in the Architecture, Planning and now Real Estate professions. Our Friday professional development classes are offered to those in the Architecture, Planning & Real Estate professions that are seeking AIA or AICP CEU's.
AIA and AICP classes are free, but pre-registration is required for the event.
(Please note AIA CEUs have been APPROVED) 

AIA and AICP CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASSES 

Classrooms open @ 8:00AM
Concurrent classes commence at 8:30 and 9AM

830AM-10:30AM
Chapter 34 “Existing Structures” of the 2013 KBC
– Redeveloping Our Existing Buildings

Wayne Meyer, AIA
AIA 2 CEU
 

  • Introduces architects and design professionals to Chapter 34 of the KBC
  • Discusses the history behind the development of Chapter 34
  • Reviews how to best use Chapter 34 in order to be able to redevelop our existing building stock
  • Discusses the application of Chapter 34 to real case studies 

 

8:30AM Historic Building Assesments 

Kenneth Jones, AIA
Bruce E. Goetzman, AIA Emeritus 


In their daily work, planners, architects and preservations need to assess the condition of historic buildings in order to determine whether or not it is feasible to renovate them, upgrade them to meet current codes, adapt them for a new use or save them from demolition.  Attendees will learn the steps involved in an assessing the condition of historic buildings, including materials, structure, mechanical systems and ornamentation


9:45-10:45AM Brownfield Basics

Elisha Chamberlin; City of Ludlow

 

  • Discuss what makes a brownfield.
  • Discuss the importance of redevelopment of brownfields, especially within an urban context
  • Review common issues or obstacles faced during redevelopment.
 

11AM -12Noon
Controlling & Accommodating Change in Your Community Through Sect. 106

Kary Stackelbeck PhD 

 

  • Discusses Section 106 process – a requirement of federally-funded projects
  • Discusses the role of the National Register of Historic Places in Section 106 process
  • Reviews the roles of the State Historic Preservation Office and consulting parties in the 106 process
  • Reviews Section 106 considerations such as archaeology, historic preservation, socio-economic concerns, natural environmental issues, time and financial constraints. 
Please register by emailing nkyrestoration@gmail.com 
Please include your name, AIA or AICP member number, the number attending, your phone number, and your zip code in the email. 

COMING THIS SPRING!

#15237 Historic Preservation 101 
for Real Estate Professionals (4hrs 2law)
Approved by the KY Real Estate Commission

This Class REQUIRES separate Pre-Registration.  

A fee of $45 is required. 

Lunch provided by Tri-State Wholesale Building Supplies

More information soon - if you are interested PLEASE email us at NKYRestoration@gmail.com 

We will make sure to notify you when the date is announced!

 

As always, if you have any suggestions for classes that you would like us to offer, please let us know by contacting us at nkyrestoration@gmail.com 

This event has been partially funded through efforts of our local vendors and craftsmen in addition to partial funding with federal funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, and administered by the Kentucky Heritage Council. The contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of the Interior, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the Department on the Interior.

NKY RESTORATION SATURDAY CLASSES 

GATEWAY URBAN CAMPUS
525 SCOTT ST, COVINGTON KY 41011

8:30 doors open

Join NKY Restoration for full day of classes geared to the DIYer and professional alike! There are 20 classes, demonstrations, a vendors fair with a "Taste & Talk" for lunch to fill your day with great information and lessons on rehabbing historic buildings. Please see a the class descriptions below.

Reservations are not required, but are highly recommended so we can plan classrooms & lunch accordingly.

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The following classes occur between
**9AM-10AM **


House Forensics - Room 205

Rachel Kennedy

Historic homes have often gone through changes over the years and uncovering what is original can be a bit mind boggling, but it’s not impossible? Rachel will show you some of the tricks to figuring out some of those common questions of “Is this original? Was there a door here? What is the original floor plan?“ Make sure to bring pictures of your question as well!

 

How to Hire a Contractor and Be a Good Client - Room 202

Jen Rawers
Tony Kruetzjens- Orleans Development
Mark Ramler- Mansion Hill Properties

Want to make sure you find the right contractor to do the job and have them meet your expectations?  You’re part of the equation too.  This interactive panel discussion will help you navigate through the process of ensuring you find the right contractors for your project and achieve the results you’re looking for.

 

Gutters – Get in the Flow - Room 203

CHAN CORNETT - CORNETT ROOFING

Box gutters are an integral part of keeping rain water where it’s supposed to be going, but like any part of a building they take maintenance to be able to function properly, but when well-maintained like many things on your home they will function better than any modern counterparts. Learn about box and Yankee gutters, common issues and repairs, and how to maintain them so you keep them working like when they were first build over 100 years ago!

 

The following classes occur between
**9AM-11AM** 

 

Faux Wood Graining - 2nd floor Lounge 

Curtis Heuser, Interior Visions

You walk into a historic home and see a beautiful grain work on the wood, upon closer inspection you start to wonder is that painted? Curt will show you the process involved in creating beautiful faux wood graining on interior wood. Learn about this alternative to hours of stripping paint layer after paint layer to achieve beautiful wood graining. 

 

Wood Windows Are Not a “Pane” - Room 204 (FULL - another class has been added to the 1:30 time-slot)
(limited to 20 participants) 

Tom Francis, Cutting Edge Construction Services 

Windows made before 1940 are designed to be repaired! Learn about the anatomy of wood double hung windows and how they function along with addressing  common problems like cracked or missing puddy, broken sash cords, cracked panes of glass, rattling, weather stripping and more.


The following classes occur between
**10AM-11AM**

What Style is it?  Room 205

Margo Warminski- Cincinnati Preservation Association

Have you ever asked yourself when you looked at a house, What style is that? Margo will go over the basic architectural styles that are in Northern Kentucky and will give you’re the tools to be able to name that architectural style.

 

Rehabbing on a Budget - Room 202

Jen Rawers
Tony Kruetzjens- Orleans Development
Mark Ramler- Mansion Hill Properties

Do you need some guidance on how to plan for the projects you want to accomplish and come in on budget?  Are there projects that you haven’t started because they cost too much?  Have you evaluated how to phase projects?  Learn from this panel on options that will help you get the job done with the money you have to spend.


 

Plaster Walls - Room 203 

John McEwan - Habitat for Humanity 

Plaster walls and ceilings are not the enemy.  Understand your plaster walls and how to do basic repairs.


 

Tile Tips! Repair & Care - Room 210

Jim Robinson, The Rookwood Pottery Company


Jim Robinson will inspire you while leading a spirited conversation about the history of Rookwood tile as well as tips and concerns you will need to take in maintaining, repairing and caring for your historic tile.

 

TIME: 10:00am-11:00am


 

The following classes occur between
**11AM - 12Noon** 

 Preservation 101 - Room 205 

Vicki Birenberg, Kentucky Heritage Council

 

Have you ever wondered how or why the National Register of Historic Places was created, or why every state has a Historic Preservation Office? Vicki Birenberg of the Kentucky Heritage Council will introduce you to the history of preservation in the U.S., a bit of legal framework,  how the different entities at the federal, state, and local level work together to protect our cultural resources and why historic preservation is good public and economic policy in your communities.


Container Gardening - Room 202

Kathy Barrett, Front Door Gardens

Often times garden space is limited in our historic neighborhoods and sun exposure can also be tricky.  Learn from this expert on how to create beautiful garden spaces, enhance your outdoor rooms, or create welcoming entryways and porches with container gardens. 


Saving Wood Floors - Room 204

TBD

Historic wood floors are a huge part of the charm that draws people into historic homes. Even if they have been neglected, you can bring them back to their former glory. This class will talk about the process of refinishing wood floors and when to know if a floor is too damaged to refinish and how to get a long life out of your refinished floors.

 

Common Electric Issues in Old Homes - Room 203

Adam Ruschman, AJR Electric

There’s lots to know about electric in old homes.  What you, as a home owner, can and cannot do.  What it means to have nob and tube.  How to get all the years of wiring cleaned up.  And, of course all you can do to make sure the wiring in your home is safe.


**Please join NKY Restoration, our Vendors & Craftsmen, plus our guests from the KY Heritage Council for a
Taste of NKY during the Vendor Showcase

**12Noon-1PM**
classes resume @ 130PM 


 

The following classes occur between
** 1:30PM-3PM**
 

Utlizing Kentucky Homeowner Historic Tax Credits - Room 205

Mike Radke - KY Heritage Council

Considering historic "rehabilitation"?  “…returning a property to a state of utility, through repair or alteration… while preserving… its historic, architectural and cultural values”.  Mike Radeke from the Kentucky Heritage Council will show you how you may be able to qualify for a 30% KY tax credit for homeowners and a 20% tax credit for income producing properties.

 
Repairing Decorative Plaster - 2nd floor Lounge

Terry Wullenweber - Wullenweber and Sons Plastering

Decorative plaster can be a house’s treasure.  From crown moldings to medallions you can learn about preserving, repairing, and recreating your decorative plaster.  You’ll even be able to get a hands on experience with it.

Wood Windows Are Not a “Pane” - Room 204 (2 hour class)
(limited to 20 participants)

Tom Francis, Cutting Edge Construction Services 

Windows made before 1940 are designed to be repaired! Learn about the anatomy of wood double hung windows and how they function along with addressing  common problems like cracked or missing puddy, broken sash cords, cracked panes of glass, rattling, weather stripping and more.

 



The following classes occur between
**1:30PM - 2:30PM** 
 

Greening your Historic Home part 3 - Room 202

Toni Winston - Tiburon Energy & Construction
Margo Warminski - Cincinnati Preservation 

An update on our continuing conversation - The greenest home is a home that is already built - but how do you make it an "efficient" historical home and still keep thie historical integrity. Come and learn what is new in this field. 

 

Water Maintenance from Roof to Ground - Room 203
Ben Haggerty, Green Streets

Go green with options to control water run off from damaging your historic house. 

 

The following classes occur between
**2:30PM - 4:00PM** 

The A to Z of Wood Restoration - Room 202 

Duffy Hoffman 

Historic homes are filled with beautiful wood work inside and outside the building, but often over the years that wood had taken a beating and needs some care and attention. Learn the basics of wood maintenance as well as how to deal with other issues such as wood rot, fillers, and even replication.
 

Chimneys and Fireplaces - Room 203 

Clay and David Lamb, American Chimney 

From wood burning to gas fireplace conversion and restoration American Chimney has successfully completed over 85,000-service calls throughout all of NKY and Cincinnati.  This how-to covers fireplace maintenance and masonry repair.


The following classes occur between
**3PM - 4PM** 


 Understanding the Secretary of the Interior Standards for Historic Preservation
- Room 205

 Vicki Birenberg, Kentucky Heritage Council

The class will participate with a demonstration model to appropriately rehabilitate a historic building (Mr. Muddle) to the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Historic Preservation and learn why this is important.

 

 
Interior Decorative Painting - 2nd floor Lounge

Kris Lemmon, Deco Works

From walking into a space, uncovering historic decorative paintings, documenting, replicating, cleaning to enjoying the final product; Kris will show examples to inspire your historic interios spaces prior to working, during the process and the completed project sharing techniques with the audience. 

 

 

We are excited to once again bring a great educational opportunity for the historic property owner. If you have any suggestions for classes that you would like to see please get in contact with us by emailing nkyrestoration@gmail.com.

This event has been co funded with fees from our Local Vendors and Craftsmen as well as federal funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, and administered by the Kentucky Heritage  Council. The contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of the Interior, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the Department on the Interior. 



Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center


620 Greenup Street
Covington, KY  41011

AIA and AICP CEU classes on Friday March 21, 2014 from 8:30am - 12noon.

Historic Preservation 101/Real Estate CEU for the professional realtor
1pm-5pm
(join us for lunch @ 12noon) 

from:




Gateway Urban Campus


525 Scott Street
Covington KY 41011

Saturday March 22, 2014
Free How To & Product Knowledge classes from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


 
 

from:

Help us say "THANK YOU!"
to the past & present participating businesses, vendors & sponsors of NKY Restoration Weekends by letting them know your appriciate their commitment Historic Preservation in NKY

 

AMERICAN CHIMNEY AND MASONRY**

www.amchimney.com

Clay and David Lamb

513-622-4600

 

CHAPLIN HILL TIMBERWRIGHTS

Bill Faulconer

faulconerms@att.net

859-332-2705

 

Corn Island Archeology

www.ciarchaeology.com

info@ciarchaeology.com

502-614-8828

Archeology and Historic Preservation Consulting

 

Cutting Edge Construction

www.cuttingedgeconstructors.com

Tom Francis

contact@cuttingedgeconstructors.com

502-544-4023

 

DUKE ENERGY - Event Sponsor
Energy and Savings Offers

www.duke-energy.com/ohio/savings/offers.asp

Home Energy House Calls

Smart $aver Program

Power Manager

Appliance Recycling

 

Liberty Mutual Insurance

www.libertymutual.com/peterrodish

Peter Rodish

1-859-371-0440 x53665

peter.rodish@libertymutual.com

 

EF Cabineture
http://www.efcabineture.com/

Everett Fulkerson

866-661-6991


Energy Fitness for Homes/Indow Window

www.energyfitnessforhomes.com

Julie Tolliver 

513.582.6552

energyfithomes@gmail.com 

 

Lexington Wooden Window & Door Reconditioning

www.lexiwindows.com

Laryn Karsnitz

859.381.8401


LVX Painting

Randall Reese

www.lvxpainting.com

859.866.2702

 

PEAK HEATING, AIR AND GEOTHERMAL**

www.peakhvac.com

Chuck Pfaehler

859-635-8899

 

Provia Storm Windows & Doors

www.provia.com

Available at Tr-State Wholesale Building Supply

Beth Aderholt-Grindley

www.tri-statewholesale.com

sales@tri-statewholesale.com

513-381-1231

888-381-1231 (toll-free)

 

ROOKWOOD POTTERY

www.rookwood.com

info@rookwood.com

1920 Race St Cincinnati, OH 45202

513-381-2510


 

SUN Wood Windows & Doors

www.SUNWINDOW.com

Available at Tr-State Wholesale Building Supply

Beth Aderholt-Grindley

www.tri-statewholesale.com

sales@tri-statewholesale.com

513-381-1231

888-381-1231 (toll-free)

 

TIBURON ENERGY & CONSTRUCTION**

www.tiburonenergy.com

Toni Winston

513-681-9300

 

TRI-STATE WHOLESALE BUILDING SUPPLY**

John Caldon

www.tri-statewholesale.com

sales@tri-statewholesale.com

513-381-1231

888-381-1231 (toll-free)

 

Turner Restoration

Jim Turner

www.turnerrestoration.com

turnerrestoration@sbcglobal.net

313-574-9073


If you are a vendor, contractor, or offer a service for old house rehabs please inquire about next year! email NKY Restoration at nkyrestoration@gmail.com

NKY Restoration- Who are we and Guiding Principles

NKY Restoration is an unincorporated association and collaboration of individuals who represent local Businesses, Artisans and Craftsman, Non-profit Organizations, Cities and Historic Preservation offices in Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati whose main goal and purpose is to organize and direct the NKY Restoration Weekend and related content.

The Guiding Principles and goals of NKY Restoration are to

  1. Promote and celebrate NKY's historic architecture
  2. Promote historic preservation, rehabilitation and sustainability education in the NKY River Cities and region
  3. Educate participants on proper methods, caretaking and appropriate use of materials for historic preservation
  4. Increase the exposure and promote the utilization of local businesses and craftspeople while showcasing and sharing their expertise and knowledge of historic preservation


NKY Restoration celebrates those who have made a committed investment to caring for NKY’s historic buildings, whether they are property owner/developers, contractors, suppliers, architectural consultants, home owners, business owners or preservationists.

If you have any question about NKY Restoration Weekend please contact us using the details below.

Email: nkyrestoration@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NKY.Restoration

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