Goals + Reach
Historic Preservation Network (HPN) was officially founded and registered with the IRS in 2012 and is managed + moderated by John Gomez, M.S. Historic Preservation, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University '08.
toward a preserved architectural planet
From this single sentence - shaped while sitting at a crowded table in the basement of Avery Library - the core idea of taking preservation to daring directions and unstructured heights was born.
HPN's goals + reach:
- Establish a singular online historic preservation destination + experience offering useful information, resources + services
- Set up, manage + moderate Preservation Planet, a magazine for preservation/architectural history, theory, criticism, experience, discussion + discourse
- Offer unique multi-media based preservation consulting services
- Provide professional, state-of-the-art fabric restoration arts services
- Commission emerging scholars to write/post original architectural articles, analyses, monographs + papers
- Impart publishing opportunities through HPN's Cavaedium Press imprint
- Make available useful online educational courses, workshops + seminars
- Produce + present original architectural moving picture documentaries, shorts + features via HPN's Vimeo + YouTube channels
- Link to preservation news, events + HPN-suggested resources via HPN's constantly-updating Twitter channel
- Support national preservation projects + causes through HPN's original PreservationTV project offering a live on-site support base + internet broadcasting exposure
- Donate advocacy advice + support to non-profit organizations