Can I Do That? Applying the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties

Have you ever had a homeowner ask you to "just move the window out two feet" or say they "love their Craftsman home but want to remove the porch?" This webinar discusses the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Treatment of Historic Properties and how to apply them using several case studies. Attendees will learn how to select the appropriate treatment level for a project and educate clients on the Standards. Having a copy of the 2017 edition of the Standards would be helpful during this webinar.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn the four design standards: preservation, rehabilitation, restoration, reconstruction
  2. Learn when to use each design standard
  3. Rules of thumb and common misconceptions
  4. Integrity vs. condition


Rebecca McManus, Historic Preservation Specialist, IS Architecture