Fayette County

Historic preservation symposium to be offered in Lexington

The role of historic preservation in affordable housing and neighborhood improvement will be the subject of a free, public symposium Thursday and Friday at the Lexington History Museum, 215 W. Main Street.

Speakers include Ned Kaufman, founder of the historic preservation graduate program at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y.; Alicestyne Turley, director of the Underground Railroad Research Institute at the University of Louisville; Thomas F. King, an author and expert on cultural resources management law; and Stanley Lowe, president of Pittsburgh Neighborhood Preservation Services.

The University of Kentucky College of Design's sixth annual symposium on historic preservation is co-sponsored by the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation and Morgan Worldwide. More information: Uky.edu/design.