Cornell University’s Preservation Planning program is offering a four-session “shortcourse” on preservation and sustainability for professionals in the public and private sectors and students, taking place in the first week of June.  According to the website “Each one-day course addresses a different aspect of sustainability—green building, environment, equity and economics— through the strategies, tools and ethos of historic preservation.”  The schedule is as follows:

  • 6/2 Green Preservation: Tools and Strategies for a More Sustainable Re-Use
  • 6/3 Equity: Historic Districts and Fluid Communities: The Case of Jackson Heights
  • 6/4 Economics: New Life for Vacant and Abandoned Housing: The South Bronx
  • 6/5 Rivers Lost, Resources Rediscovered: The Bronx and Sawmill Rivers

Registration is $110 per course, or $440 for all four.  Check out the online schedule for more details about topics, locations, and professors.