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Historic Preservation Plan Kickoff Webinar
The Economics of Preservation with Donovan Rypkema

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Date: December 5, 12:00 pm-1:00pm
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Location: Online
Details: This one-hour lunch ‘n’ learn will introduce the community to the Historic Preservation Plan and learn from the nationally renowned Donovan Rypkema about his national and global research on historic preservation. Learn about why preservation matters for communities, including its social, cultural, and economic impacts. Donovan D. Rypkema is principal of PlaceEconomics and president of Heritage Strategies International. Both firms work at the nexus of economics and historic preservation. He has worked in 49 states and more than 50 countries. He is the author of numerous articles and publications as well as a book, The Economics of Historic Preservation: A Community Leader’s Guide which has been translated into Russian, Georgian, and Korean. He is also a Lecturer in the University of Pennsylvania’s graduate program in historic preservation where he received the G. Holmes Perkins Award for Distinguished Teaching. Rypkema also received the Louise du Pont Crowninshield Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the nation’s highest preservation honor given for lifetime contributions to historic preservation. He serves on the Board of Global Urban Development, the Advisory Board of Doh Eian, the Advisory Board of the Small Business Anti-Displacement Network, and the Real Estate Market advisory board of the UN Economic Commission for Europe.
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Upcoming Events
Tuesday, Dec 5
  12:00pm-1:00pm Historic Preservation Plan Kickoff Webinar Online
  6:00pm-8:00pm History of Crested Butte Trivia Night Kochevar's
  6:00pm-8:00pm Blister Speaker Series University Center Theater, Western Colorado University, Gunnison, CO
Wednesday, Dec 6
  5:30pm-8:30pm Santa Cookie Plates 723 S 9th St, Gunnison, CO
  6:00pm-8:00pm Roundtable Discussion on Home Energy Upgrades Gunnison County Public Library, 1 Quartz St., Gunnison, CO, 81230
  6:00pm-8:00pm Una Conversación y Mesa Redonda La Biblioteca Pública Del Condado, 1 Quartz St., Gunnison, CO, 81230
Thursday, Dec 7
  -12:00am Wonderland Nature School Holiday Silent Auction Online
  7:00pm-9:00pm The Golden Gays: Thank YULE for Being a Friend 606 Sixth St. Crested Butte, CO 81224
Friday, Dec 8
  12:00pm-7:00pm Holiday Tree Sale Crested Butte Ace Parking lot
  5:00pm-7:00pm Sense of Place Gallery Reception 606 Sixth St. Crested Butte, CO 81224
  7:00pm-8:00pm Art21 Screening: “Friends & Strangers” 606 Sixth St. Crested Butte, CO 81224
  9:00pm-11:55pm Maddy O'Neal 212 Elk Avenue
Saturday, Dec 9
  12:00pm-2:00pm Mommy and Me Ornament Making 133 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230
  2:00pm-12:00am The Nutcracker and the Mouse King 507 Red Lady Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
  2:00pm-4:00pm Whimsical Ornaments 133 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230
  4:00pm-7:00pm Light Up The Night Lodge At Mountaineer Square
  4:30pm-6:30pm Holiday Wreath Workshop 322 E. Denver Avenue, Gunnison
  6:00pm-9:00pm Mixed Media Whimsical Wreaths 133 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230
  7:30pm-12:00am Firebird Theatre's 2024 Season Reveal Party 202 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Sunday, Dec 10
  10:00am-11:30am What's All This, Then? 403 Sopris Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224