Session 6: No One Said it was Easy

Hotel Marcel

500 Sargent Dr
New Haven, CT


Theodore Prudon

Silvia Callegari

George Knight

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No One Said it was Easy: Making Conservation Decisions for Modern Heritage

Two buildings, First Presbyterian Church and The Yale Center for British Art together with public art projects illustrate the difficult conservation decisions that must be made to conserve our modern heritage. There are no easy solutions, and our three presenters will look at the challenges they faced, the research required, and how they evaluated their options to make their choices.

Speakers & Abstracts: 
  • More than Just Cleaning: Preserving Public Art in the Modern American City
    Silvia Callegari, Architectural Conservator at EverGreene Architectural Arts.
  • First Presbyterian Church: A Vision in Glass and Concrete 
    Theodore Prudon is a leading expert on the preservation of modern architecture and a practicing architect in New York City.
  • The Yale Center for British Art: A Building Conservation
    George Knight, Principal, Knight Architecture LLC, an award-winning architectural practice specializing in residential, commercial, academic, and institutional projects. 
  • Mary Jablonski, Principal and Senior Architectural Conservator at Jablonski Building Construction.

Hotel Marcel, 500 Sargent Dr, New Haven, CT, 06511