5th Annual

Western Reserve Studies Symposium


The Western Reserve Historical Society

Cleveland, Ohio

November 9-10, 1990

Friday, November 9, 1990

1:30 p.m. Welcome and Introduction
Gladys Haddad

"Historic Preservation in a Throwaway Society"
Theodore A. Sande

E. A. Reich and William West

3:00 p.m. Break / Refreshments

3:30 p.m. "How Did They Make It to 100?"
Thomas Fisher, Chair

"Restoration of the Garfield Memorial"
Katharine Kohl

"Rehabilitation of the Arcade"
Harvey Oppman

"The Society Building Becomes Part of Society Center"
Peter van Dijk

5:00 p.m. "Unbuilt Cleveland" Exhibition
Gallery Remarks: Dean Zimmerman

5:30 p.m. Reception and Buffet Supper

6:30 p.m. "Sermon in Stone: Symbols and Iconography in the Garfield Memorial"
Allan Peskin

Saturday, November 10, 1990

9:30 a.m. "Public Buildings -- Saved and Endangered"
Virginia Benson, Chair

"Restoration of the Mahoning County Courthouse"
Rebecca Rogers

"Restoration of the Cuyahoga County Courthouse"
Berj Shakarian

The Charles V. Carr Municipal Center: A Case Study in Preservation and Adaptive Re-use"
Paul Volpe

10:45 a.m. Break / Refreshments

11:15 a.m. Local Preservation Efforts in the Western Reserve"
Sigfried Buerling, Chair

Ellie Damm - Sandusky

Lois Newkirk - Hudson

Judith Sheridan - Trumbull and Geauga Counties

12:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. "Modern Architecture and the Philosophy of History"
Thomas Fisher

Progressive Architecture

2:30 p.m.. "A Preservation Ethic for the 1990's"
David Anderson, Chair

Tim Turner - National Trust for Historic Preservation

Judy Kitchen - Ohio Historic Preservation Office

Hunter Morrison - Cleveland City Planning Commission

4:00 p.m. Adjournment

Sunday, November 11, 1990
A piano concert will be performed by Guytano Parks at 2:00 p.m. in the Napoleon Room at the Western Reserve Historical Society in memory of Eric Johannesen. The program will include selections from Beethoven, Debussy, Chopin and Mozart.

For more information call Professor Gladys Haddad, Symposium Director, at
Case Western Reserve University (216) 368-4117,
or email Professor Haddad