Please join Western Chapter of the Association for Preservation Technology (WCAPT)and the the AIA San Francisco’s Historic Resources Committee for a tour of the recently restored 140 New Montgomery Building. The tour will be led by Peter Birkholz of Page & Turnbull. The 26-floor building was originally called the Pacific Telephone Building when it was completed in 1925 and it was San Francisco’s first significant skyscraper development when construction began in 1924. This tour will include 1 HSW learning unit.
Where: 140 New Montgomery Street
Meet just outside of the lobby located at 140 New Montgomery Street
When: Wednesday, March 12 | 4:00 - 6:00 pm
This event costs $16 for AIA and WCAPT members, $20 for non-members
Architect | Perkins+Will, Historic Preservation Architect | Page & Turnbull, Exterior Restoration Engineer | SGH, Structural Engineer | Holmes Culley, General Contractor | Plant Developer | Wilson Meany
The 2014 elections are completed. All Board incumbents have been returned to their positions with the addition of new Board member Elizabeth Pidgeon. Congratulations to John Fidler, Ione Stiegler, Kelly Sutherland McLeod, Kelly Wong, and Elizabeth Pidgeon!
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A draft resolution has been adopted by the Board that the Board and members actively organizing an event will receive complimentary admission to that event.
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Hallidie Curtain Wall Tour and Happy Hour
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WCAPT toured the restored glass curtain wall of the Hallidie Building (ca. 1918) June 27th. The curtain wall, one of the earliest of its type in the USA, was designed by architect Willis Polk. Speakers Annie Lo (McGinnis Chen Associates) and Bruce Albert (The Albert Group). Happy Hour at the Pied Piper in the Palace Hotel followed. All agreed a very successful tour!
The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) is a cross - disciplinary, membership organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings. Membership in APT provides exceptional opportunities for networking and the exchange of ideas. APT members, who hail from more than 30 countries, include preservationists, architects, engineers, conservators, consultants, contractors, craftspersons, curators, developers, educators, historians, landscape architects, students, technicians, and other persons directly involved in the application of methods and materials to maintain, conserve, and protect historic structures and sites for future use and appreciation. The international, interdisciplinary character of APT - with its outstanding publications, conferences, training courses, awards, student scholarships, regional chapters, and technical committees - makes it the premier worldwide network for anyone involved in the field of historic preservation.