Young Ohio Preservationists

Beginning in 2013, Heritage Ohio began discussions in their board meetings on how best to engage the new generation of preservationists emerging in Ohio. After interviews, focus groups, and much discussion, a new group was formed to enliven the new generation and develop their voice in preservation and advocacy. In December 2014 the first board of the Young Ohio Preservationists was announced. Heritage Ohio’s dedication to facilitating opportunities for emerging preservationists through the Young Ohio Preservationists ensures that Ohio will have dynamic conversations, unique perspectives, and excited and engaged recreational and professional preservationists.

Below you can find Heritage Ohio content related to the Young Ohio Preservationists.

If you would like to engage with the Young Ohio Preservationists, you can find them online at youngohiopreservationists.org

YOP Columbus Metropolitan Library Tour & Cocktail Party

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Columbus Metropolitan Library recently underwent a major renovation and we cannot wait to see the results! Join YOP for this tour and learn from the pros how the contemporary addition respected this beautiful historic library. The tour will be lead by Project Architect Brian Pawlowski, with Schooley Caldwell. It will take about an hour, and he will give a detailed description of the design decisions made.


YOP Roscoe Village Trip

Join the Young Ohio Preservationists for an exclusive tour of historic Roscoe Village in Coshocton, Ohio on Saturday, June 4th! The Roscoe Village Foundation is leading us on a day-long tour of the restored canal town in eastern Ohio. We will learn how the efforts of many organizations and individuals contributed to the rebirth of Roscoe as a vibrant tourist destination that highlights Ohio’s prominent role in 19th Century canal commerce. The day includes presentations, walking tours, and a horse-drawn boat ride on the Ohio and Erie Canal!


Emerging Professionals Scholarship

This year’s Heritage Ohio Annual Conference in Cincinnati, will be unlike any other. Thanks to the support from Schooley Caldwell, this year will launch the Emerging Professionals Scholarship contest and conference sessiSC_Logo_RGBon. Scholarship winners will receive the opportunity to present a mini-presentation on their preservation work, 2-nights at the conference hotel, $100 travel stipend, and complimentary conference registration. Winners will be announced in early August, and all applicants will receive early bird conference registration code if not selected. There are two scholarship opportunities for the 2016 Heritage Ohio Annual Conference.


YOP Seventh Son Brewing Co. Happy Hour and Tour

Join the Young Ohio Preservationists for a happy hour at Seventh Son Brewing Co. on Thursday, April 14th!  The staff will lead YOP on a private tour of the historic building, a prime example of adaptive reuse.  On the corner of 4th and 4th in Italian Village, the brewery is located in a boomerang shaped building that housed an auto garage since the early 20th century. In 2012, Seventh Son Brewing Co moved into the building after extensive renovations, transforming it into a craft brewery with a bar, private tasting room, and patio. Happy hour is from 5:30 to 7:30, tour starts at 6. See you there!


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