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Arizona Historic Preservation Conference


  • Hotel Valley Ho 6850 E Main St Scottsdale, AZ 85251 United States (map)

Arizona State Historic Preservation Office and Arizona State Parks and Trails present the 16th annual Arizona Historic Preservation Conference, this time arriving at the midcentury modern hotel gem, Hotel Valley Ho, in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale.

The 2018 Arizona Historic Preservation Conference offers professionals in the fields of archaeology, architecture, urban planning, education, consulting, contracting, real estate development, landscape architecture, cultural resource management, and much more to gather for professional development training and networking. Over three days of programming, hear from experts in a variety of disciplines on how historic preservation influences the economy, culture, and connection to place across the state of Arizona.

Local First Arizona serves as a co-sponsor of this annual event. For(u)m program members presenting include:
-Eddie Jones, Jones Studio: "It's About TIME" opening keynote presentation, details here
-Walter Crutchfield, Vintage Partners & Lorenzo Perez, Venue Projects: "Learn the Adaptive Reuse Process for Converting Two Mid-Century Office Buildings into a Luxury Hospitality Venue"
-Diane Jacobs, Holly Street Studio, "Learning from Our Legacies… Opportunistic Design Strategies from Doorways to Parkways

For(u)m director, Connor Descheemaker, facilitates a panel on "Reuse and Adaptation As a Catalyst for Local Development," featuring:
-Chuckie Duff, EQ Properties
-Cindy Louie, Go, Studio, Go!
-Maximiliano Palacio, EcoTech RE
-Patrick Hallman, C&H Associates LLC
Session time: 9:50-10:40am, details here.

Complete conference information available here. Registration available by day, or for entire conference.

Earlier Event: June 5
Member Orientation