ARCH Events & Workshops (Architecture & Community Heritage)

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 30, 2016

May 7, 2016

May 14, 2016

May 21, 2016

June 25, 2016

Phone: 260-426-5117

Email: information@archfw.org

Link: http://www.archfw.org

Event Description

April 29, 2016 Updated Apr 29, 2016 at 11:20 AM EDT

Fort Wayne Postcards: Under Utilized Research Tools
April 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Library, Globe Room
Join ARCH, as Randy Harter presents a lecture on how postcards can be used as research tools. Mr. Harter’s presentation will cover a brief history of picture postcards, how postcards are dated based on card design and other methods, and an overview of the 3,000+ Fort Wayne postcards in the Randolph L. & Patricia K. Harter Postcard Collection at the ACPL.

Door Restoration Workshop
May 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, $10.00 to $20.00
TekVenture, 1800 Broadway
Doors that work well are seldom noticed, but those that don’t are a constant annoyance. This class will cover how to hang and adjust a typical wooden door. Common door problems and repair to the door itself will be covered. Door hardware will be discussed.

Window Restoration Workshop
May 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, $10.00 to $20.00
TekVenture, 1800 Broadway
The class will focus on repair to double-hung and fixed windows. Traditional wood sash can be repaired by replacing just the damaged elements. This may be simply removing and replacing glass, or might involve replacing damaged wooden elements. Cords for sash weights are replaceable. Weatherizing will also be discussed.

Fort Wayne Industrial Historic Districts
May 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Library, Meeting Room C, 900 Library Plaza
Join us as ARCH’s Historic Preservation Specialist, Jill McDevitt, presents a lecture on Fort Wayne Industrial Historic Districts and give an update on the ongoing Allen County Historic Sites and Structures Survey.

North Anthony Home and Garden Tour
June 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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