Traditional Building Conference: Lyceum

  • Date

    Tuesday, June 23 2020 to Wednesday, June 24 2020

  • Time

    Multi-day event.

  • Location

    The Lyceum

The Alexandria Lyceum was built in 1839 and has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since May 27, 1969. This historic site has served as a Civil War hospital ward, a private residence, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Nation’s first Bicentennial Visitor’s Center. Today, it serves as Alexandria's official history museum. 

In addition to our seminars on traditional building materials and methods, we will host a behind-the-scenes architectural tour of George Washington's Mount Vernon. 

Seminars will include:

  • Global Perspectives/Local Practices: Sustainability and Historic Preservation
    Carl Elefante, FAIA - Quinn Evans Architect
  • ​Masonry Cleaning Methods at the US Capitol
    Mary Oehrlein, FAIA - Architect of the Capitol
  • The Restoration of Stone Tracery for Stained Glass Windows - Ancient Craftsmanship/Modern Technology
    Laurie Wells - Old World Stone Limited
  • Traditional and Transparent: The Stabilization of Menokin House
    Robert Score, AIA - Consigli Construction
  • Using the Historic Practice of Practical Geometry Today
    Jane Griswold Radocchia
  • Terra Cotta Tile: Color Selection and Matching
    Alicia Cordle - Ludowici
  • The Influence of Palladio on Mid-Atlantic Domestic Architecture
    Christine Franck, AIA, ICAA, INTBAU - Christine G.H. Franck | STUDIO

Architectural Tours:

  • Private Evening Tour of George Washington’s Mount Vernon
  • ​Sketching Alexandria
  • Architectural Highlights of Historic Downtown Alexandria

Rescheduled from 6/2-6/3.

See the full schedule and register