Seminar To Focus On Restoring Historic Structures

Oct. 15, 2002

Baylor University's Gov. Bill and Vara Daniel Historic Village will host a seminar on restoring historic houses from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 19. Tom Clark, president of the historic restoration firm Leeds Clark, will discuss the issues relating the historic condition assessment and preservation techniques for historic homes and other structures.

Clark has participated in more than 700 preservation projects as prime contractor, project manager or consultant. Leeds Clark jobs have ranged from small commercial Main Street projects to federal courthouses and the Pentagon. In 1991 and again in 1997, Leeds Clark received the distinguished Award of Excellence in Historic Architecture for Craftsmanship from the Texas Historical Commission. Clark also has received awards from the states of Oklahoma, New Mexico and Kentucky.

"This seminar is appropriate for anyone who owns a historic home or is considering purchasing one," said Dinah Siemon, coordinator of educational programming for the Historic Village.

Seating for the seminar is limited. For reservations call (254) 710-1160. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for senior citizens and $1 for children ages 5 to 15. Baylor students, faculty, staff and children age 5 and under are admitted at no charge.

The Gov. Bill and Vara Daniel Historic Village is located on University Parks Drive behind the Baylor Alumni Center.

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