Welcome!  Do you own an historic home? Do you need to know how to fix those windows? How to make the house energy efficient? Do you want to know how to figure out who lived there when it was built? Find the answers to these questions and many more. Join us on March 21, 2015 at Gateway Urban Campus, 525 Scott St, Covington KY 41011. Free How To & Product Knowledge classes (9a-4p)!

2015 NKY Restoration Weekend & Vendors fair is almost here!

This year our Vendor's Fair will be highlighted with the Taste and Talk over lunchtime. We will provide the taste with lunch and we want YOU to provide the talk through spending the lunch hour talking and networking with the conference participants. We hope this new format will give the vendors a dedicated time to share their services and products with our conference attendees.  

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 steering committee wants to congratulate Marcia McMillian from McMillian Creative for her winning poster design for the 2015 NKY Restoration Weekend


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.  Reservations will open up shortly.

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

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:
Which 11 a.m. class will you attend:
Which 1:30 p.m class will you attend?
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



Friday's Professional Track -

Baker Hunt Art Center
620 GREENUP ST. COVINGTON KY

FRIDAY MARCH 21, 2014


NEW THIS YEAR!!

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

This Class REQUIRES seperate Pre-Registration.  Please use the following link to sign up for the Class. A fee of $45 is required; Lunch will be provided by Tri-State Wholesale Building Supplies.

http://preservationkentucky.org/newsEvents.php


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.

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


Our Friday professional development classes are offered to those in the Architecture, Planning & Real Estate professions that are seeking AIA or AICP CEU's.

 

 


Friday's Class Offerings:

Join NKY Restoration for a half day of Professional Continuing Education classes for AIA, AICP & HP 101 credits. 

AIA and AICP classes are free, but pre-registration is required for the event.

This event has been partially  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 an endorsement or recommendation by the Department on the Interior.

_____________________________________________________________________________________

 

AIA and AICP CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASSES (Registration opening shortly - descriptions below)
 

11AM Controlling and Accommodating Change in Your Community Through Section 106

learning objectives:

  • 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. 

 

 

Improving Energy Efficiency of Historic Buildings to the Secretary of Interior’s Standards

Learning Objectives:

  • Introduces architects, planners and design professionals to the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation, the National Register of Historic Places, the State Historic Preservation Office network established by the 1966 National Historic Preservation Act
  • Studies sustainability principles of minimizing energy consumption, utilizing embodied energy, and conservation of materials in adaptive reuse
  • Studies adaptive reuse opportunities with the LEED point system
  • Introduces National Park Service principles for planning mechanical systems
  • Introduces National Park Service principles and guidelines for weatherization of historic structures

 

Mike Radeke

Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits

Learning Objectives:

  • Reviews application process for Federal and State Rehabilitation Tax Credits
  • Examines Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation
  • Introduces and reviews resource materials from the National Park Service Technical Preservation Services such as Preservations Briefs and Interpreting the Standards
  • Discusses project planning, scheduling considerations for development teams when considering Rehabilitation Tax Credits

 

How to Survey and List Properties in the National Register of Historic Places

Learning Objectives: 

  • Introduces architects and design professionals to the State Historic Preservation Office network established by the 1966 National Historic Preservation Act
  • Introduces the National Register of Historic Places
  • Discusses the application process for nominating a property to the National Register
  • Discusses state and local design review components
  • Discusses property rights issues with regard to National Register Listing

 

Wayne Meyer

Chapter 34 “Existing Structures” of the 2013 KBC – Redeveloping Our Existing Buildings

Learning Objectives:

  • 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

 

 

NKY RESTORATION SATURDAY CLASSES 

GATEWAY URBAN CAMPUS
525 SCOTT ST, COVINGTON KY 41011

8:30 doors open
9:00am-4:00pm


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. 

 

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 accordingly. Please indicate if you need a vegetarian meal.

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.

______________________________________________________________

House Forensics

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!

Time: 9 am to 10 am

Room: TBD

 

How to Hire a Contractor and Be a Good Client

Jen Rawers, Tony Kruetzjens, and Mark Ramler

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.

Time: 9 am to 10 am

Room:  TBD

 

Faux Wood Graining

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. 

Time: 9 am to 11 am

Room: TBD

 

Wood Windows Are Not a “Pane”

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.    

Time: 9 am to 11 am

Room: TBD

 

Gutters – Get in the Flow

TBA

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!

Time 9 am to 10 am

Room: TBD 


What Style is it?

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.

Time: 10 am to 11 am

Room:TBD

 

Rehabbing on a Budget

Jen Rawers,

Tony Kruetzjens, Orleans Development

and 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.

Time: 10 am to 11 am

Room:TBD

 

Container Gardening

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. 

Time: 11am to noon

Room:TBD

 

Saving Wood Floors

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.

Time:11 am to noon

Room:TBD

 

Common Electric Issues in Old Homes

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. 

Time: 11 am to noon

Room:TBD

 

Preservation 101

Vicki Birenberg, Kentucky Heritage Council

TIME:11 am to noon

Room: TBD

 

Kentucky Homeowner Historic Tax Credits

Mike Radeke, Kentucky 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

Time: 1:30am-3:00pm

Room:TBD

 

Repairing Decorative Plaster

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.

Time: 1:30 to 3 pm

Room:TBD

  

The A to Z of Wood Restoration

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.

Time: 1:30 to 3 pm

Room: TBD 

 

Water Maintenance from Roof to Ground

Ben Haggerty, Green Streets

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

Time:  1:30 to 2:30pm

Room:TBD

 

Chimneys and Fireplaces

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.

Time: 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Room:TBD

  

Plaster Walls

John McCewan; Habitat for Humanity

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

Time: 10 am to 11 am

Room:TBD

 

Interior Decorative Painting

Kris Lemmon, Deco Works

Time:Not Confirmed yet

Room:TBD

 

Understanding the Secretary of the Interior Standards

Vicki Birenberg, Kentucky Heritage Council

Time: Not confirmed yet

Room: TBD



Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center


620 Greenup Street
Covington, KY  41011

AIA and AICP CEU classes on Friday March 21, 2014 from 1-5 p.m.


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:

We also want to say  "THANK YOU!" to the participating businesses, vendors & sponsors of our previous NKY Restoration Weekends. 

 

AMERICAN CHIMNEY AND MASONRY

www.amchimney.com

Clay and David Lamb

513-622-4600

 

CHAPLIN HILL TIMBERWRIGHTS

Bill Faulconer

email form more informatoin : faulconerms@att.net

859-332-2705

 

Corn Island Archeology

www.ciarchaeology.com

rkennedy@ciarch.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- 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

 

Nice ash planes

www.niceashplanes.com

Everett Fulkerson

502-220-4178

info@niceashplanes.com

 

SUN Windows

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)

 

PEAK HEATING, AIR AND GEOTHERMAL

www.peakhvac.com

Chuck Pfaehler

859-635-8899

 

Provia

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

 

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 businesses, artisans and craftsman, non-profit organizations, cities and the local Historic Preservation offices in Northern Kentucky and the Urban Cincinnati region whose main goal and purpose is to organize and direct the NKY Restoration Weekend and related social media content.

The Guiding Principles and goals of NKY Restoration are to

  1. Promote and celebrate NKY's wonderful historic architecture and urban places
  2. Promote historic preservation, rehabilitation and sustainability in the NKY River Cities and region
  3. Educate participants on proper methods, caretaking and appropriate use of materials for historic building
  4. Increase the exposure and promote the use of local small 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

© 1995-2015 - Reservation Services by RSVP Services ®
Learn more at www.RSVPservices.com