Consulting

Preservation Resources Inc. (PRI) is a multi-layered consulting firm advising and educating clients on a broad range of historic preservation issues.

PRI provides consulting services and media in a wide range of subjects including:

  • Historic research.
  • Grant writing.
  • Assist establishing preservation trades programs for educational institutions
  • Writing local landmark nominations.
  • Writing national register nominations.
  • Training programs for historic preservation commissions & staff.
  • Training programs for Main Street programs.
  • Helping create public/private partnerships.
  • Advising on zoning and land use issues.
  • Public relations and media.
  • Central city revitalization planning.
  • Creating design guidelines for historic preservation ordinances
  • Providing complete planning for the physical restoration/rehabilitation/preservation/renovation of historic properties. This includes research, cost estimating, design, specification writing, construction technique and project management.
  • Hands-on historic preservation trades education
  • Running and teaching at The Belvedere School for Hands-On Preservation. This Hannibal, Missouri based school conducts hands-on preservation workshops for students from coast to coast.
  • Conduct seminars across the country on a variety of preservation topics from hands-on restoration skills, to neighborhood revitalization.
  • Keynote speaking. Topics range from “Preservation Doesn’t Cost---It Pays” to “So You’ve Bought an Old House”.
  • Historic Property Development
  • Writing for periodicals.
  • Writing books.
  • Writing feature stories for newspapers.
  • Writing web based social policy and hands-on how-to materials