Re-using Old Industrial Structures
Presentations in this session are united by the common goal of repurposing industrial and transportation-related buildings and sites. Presenters will share projects that include topics ranging from invasive biological growth and structural assessment to federal rehabilitation tax credits and interpretation of historic sites. This session will satisfy seasoned professionals with practical case studies covering matters of materials testing, structural interventions and the value of listing in the National Register of Historic Places.
Health, Safety and Welfare
Recognize how monitoring, durability studies, and corrosion analysis inform interventions in and adaptive use of industrial structures to residential and commercial uses.
Identify how invasive biological tree growth causes structural deterioration of masonry structures and heavy timber construction.
Acquire knowledge of the rich history of the Pullman Car Company; describe developments in assembly line production related to the transportation industry; and recognize the value of architecture, landscapes, site and archaeology in supporting rehabilitation and interpretive choices for a large-scale industrial site.
Recognize how the process of nomination to the National Register of Historic Places and utilization of Rehabilitation Tax Credits can be applied to large-scale industrial or manufacturing sites.
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