October 2021 through February 2022, The Villagers showcased Preservation topics during a series of free monthly preservation webinars.
These Lunch & Learn webinars were recorded and access to those videos is provided below.
We do not currently have a schedule for additional webinars. If you aren’t already on our mailing list, please subscribe to be sure you are notified of future events.
Wednesday, February 16th, 2022, 12 Noon:
“Preservation Dreams – Reflections of a Miami Beach Activist”
Speaker: Nancy Leibman, author, City Commissioner, Miami Design Preservation League Executive Director, MiMo Biscayne Association Board member. Nancy is best known for her tireless work with historic preservation for Miami Beach and City of Miami.
Wednesday, January 19th, 2022, 12 Noon:
“Historic Properties Pro & Cons”
Speaker: Hugh Ryan, President of Hugh A Ryan construction, specializing in historic preservation restorations.
Wednesday, December 15th, 2021, 12 Noon
Speaker: John R. Medina, a noted architect and designer specializing in historic preservation and president of John R Medina Architects and Associates.
This program will provide information about the impact of window design on historic buildings.
Wednesday, November 17th, 2021, 12 Noon
“Impact of Sea Level Rise on Historic Places”
Speaker: Dr. Harold Wanless, University of Miami’s Professor and Chair of Department of Geological Sciences.
This program will provide information about the effects of sea level rise on Historic Districts and the need for adaptation strategies.
Wednesday, October 20th, 2021, 12 Noon:
“Restoration Before Demolition”
Speaker: Richard Heisenbottle, a noted architect and designer specializing in historic preservation and president of R.J. Heisenbottle Architects.
This program will provide information about the pros and cons of restoring a historic home versus demolishing it.