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    • Saturday, June 03, 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Boston, MA
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    APTNE Building Stone Walking Tour 

    Boston, MA

    Saturday, June 3, 2017
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Image courtesy of the Boston Public Library

    Boston is composed of a fascinating collection of buildings from all ages and architectural styles. The buildings reflect changing fashions in building stone and well as architectural style. This setting is an ideal classroom for urban geology.
    Join Emily Burns for a 1.5 to 2-hour walking tour of stone masonry buildings in Boston. Each participant will receive a handout of the tour, including a map. The handout is a chapter from Emily's upcoming Apple ibook, The City Rocks: Learning about Geology with Building Stone. As a professor at the Community College of Rhode Island, Emily takes her students on similar urban geology tours each semester. Lisa Howe, director of the New England branch of Building Conservation Associates, Inc. is the co-leader of the tour. The origin and composition of stones in each building will be discussed. Participants will learn as much basic geology as wanted, depending on individuals' interest and background.

    Lunch will be provided at Goody Clancy, 420 Boylston Street, close to the final stop on this fascinating tour.

    Members and non-members are welcome. Please register soon, space is limited to 16 people.  Members:  $20, Non-members:  $30

    Register here:  Stone Walking Tour Boston

    The tour is composed of the following stops:

    PART 1
    1. Bedford Building. 99 Bedford Street.
    2. John W. McCormack Post Office and Courthouse. 5 Post Office Square.
    3. Flour and Grain Exchange. 177 Milk Street.
    4. Custom House and Tower. 3 McKinley Square.
    5. Quincy Market. 1 Faneuil Hall Market.
    6. Exchange Building. 53 State Street.
    7. Worthington Building. 31-33 State Street.
    8. Ames Building. 1 Court Street.
    9. Old City Hall. 45 School Street.
    10. Plaza behind the Leverett Saltonstall Building. 100 Cambridge Street.
    11. The Boston Athenaeum. 10 1/2 Beacon Street.
    12. Massachusetts State House. 24 Beacon Street.
    13. Robert Gould Shaw/Massachusetts 54th Memorial. Beacon Street.
    14. Cathedral Church of St. Paul. 138 Tremont Street.

    PART 2
    15. Arlington Street Church. 351 Boylston Street.
    16. Brattle Square Church. 110 Commonwealth Avenue.
    17. Trinity Church. 206 Clarendon Street at Copley Square.
    18. Boston Public Library. 700 Boylston Street at Copley Square.


    Walking Building Stone Tour brought to you by our Limestone sponsors, Pilkington Glass and by Walter P. Moore Engineering
    Thank You for your support!


    For those interested in becoming a sponsor click here

    • Thursday, June 08, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 232 East 11th Street, NYC 10003
    • 20

    in collaboration with 

    Neighborhood Preservation Center

    is pleased to present a 

    Networking Event

    Thursday, June 8, 2017
    6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    "Veil" by Fujiko Nakaya at the Glass House, photo by Richard Barnes

    APTNE is pleased to announce our second collaborative event with the Neighborhood Preservation Center (NPC). Join us June 8th at the NPC to socialize with your fellow local preservationists and enjoy a presentation by architectural conservator and preservation consultant Mary Kay Judy.

    Mary Kay will present "Reversible Monuments: Historic Environment as Contemporary Medium," focusing on the phenomenon of contemporary artists using historic architecture, features, infrastructure, and streetscapes as the primary artistic medium of their work, as opposed to solely places of art installation or exhibition. By their nature, "Reversible Monuments" have a strong conservation and historic preservation component. The works are meant to be temporary, reversible and designed in such a way that no materials, means and methods will leave a lasting impact and all inevitably highlight the historic resource's most enduring and significant features.

    The presentation will be followed by light refreshments and networking amongst attendees. 

    Event info:

     - Open to all. Price is $10 for all
     - Light refreshments will be served
     - Location: Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, between 2nd & 3rd Avenues (buzzer #1), NYC 10003
      - Max attendees 35

    Register Here:  APTNE/NPC Networking Event

    This event was brought to you by our Limestone sponsors, Jablonski Building Conservation and Femenella & Associates. Thank you for your support!

Past events

Saturday, May 06, 2017 APTNE Building Stone Walking Tour
Friday, May 05, 2017 APTNE Events Survey
Thursday, March 30, 2017 APTNE Historic Pub Night - Boston & New York City
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6th International Architectural Paint Research Conference
Saturday, February 04, 2017 Tours - APTNE 2017 Annual Meeting and Symposium
Friday, February 03, 2017 2017 Annual Meeting and Symposium
Thursday, December 15, 2016 APTNE Holiday Party 2016
Friday, October 07, 2016 APTNE in the Berkshires
Thursday, June 16, 2016 APTNE Evening at the Guggenheim
Thursday, May 05, 2016 APTNE & Neighborhood Preservation Center Networking Event!
Friday, February 05, 2016 2016 Annual Meeting and Symposium
Wednesday, December 02, 2015 SOLD OUT - APTNE Holiday Party 2015!
Friday, September 18, 2015 APTNE - Summer Met Tour
Thursday, August 06, 2015 APTNE & ICRI Manhattan Boat Cruise
Friday, July 24, 2015 Rosendale Mines & Century House Museum Tour
Friday, June 12, 2015 APTNE Preservation Pub Crawl - The Boston Edition
Friday, June 12, 2015 APTNE Preservation Pub Crawl - New York City
Friday, May 08, 2015 APTNE - Boston Valley Terra Cotta & Downtown Buffalo Tour
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 The Modern Firm, Then and Now: Jan Hird Pokorny Associates
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Bradbury & Bradbury Wallpapers
Thursday, April 02, 2015 WCAPT Happy Hour!
Thursday, April 02, 2015 Hibernia Bank Tour and Happy Hour
Saturday, February 07, 2015 APTNE - St. Patrick's Cathedral Tour
Friday, February 06, 2015 APTNE Symposium Reception & Networking Event at Carnegie Hall
Friday, February 06, 2015 2015 Annual Meeting and Symposium
Friday, November 14, 2014 MANITOGA / Russel Wright House, Studio, and Woodland Garden Tour
Friday, September 26, 2014 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour
Friday, June 06, 2014 APTNE - Vermont Quarries Tour
Saturday, April 05, 2014 APTNE - Woodlawn Cemetery Tour
Saturday, February 08, 2014 APTNE - Trinity Church Tour
Friday, February 07, 2014 APTNE 2014 Annual Meeting and Symposium: Innovative Adaptive Reuse of Historic Structures
Friday, November 08, 2013 APTNE - Disaster Mitigation at the Barnum Museum
Saturday, July 27, 2013 APTNE - Philip Johnson Glass House Tour
Monday, May 20, 2013 Preserving the Metropolis - APT NYC 2013 Conference Fundraiser
Friday, May 03, 2013 APTNE - New York State Capitol Building Tour
Friday, February 01, 2013 APTNE 2013 Annual Meeting and Symposium: Historic Concrete Restoration
Saturday, September 22, 2012 APTNE - Troy's Tiffany Treasures
Friday, June 22, 2012 APTNE - Saint Gaudens NHS and Windsor, VT
Friday, April 20, 2012 APTNE - Peebles Island Collections Care Center Tour
Friday, February 03, 2012 APTNE 2012 Annual Meeting and Symposium: Historic Lighting
Friday, February 04, 2011 APTNE 2011 Annual Meeting and Symposium: Use of Substitute Materials on Historic Preservation Projects
Friday, February 05, 2010 APTNE 2010 Annual Meeting and Symposium: Energy Efficiency, Insulation and Historic Building Envelopes
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