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2020 Symposium: Masonry: History, Materials, and Repair

  • Thursday, March 19, 2020
  • 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM
  • IMI Training Center 2140 West Corporate Drive, Addison, IL 60101
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  • This registration type is only for APT WGLC Board Members
  • Regular registration for APT WGLC Members
  • General registration for attendees that are not APT WGLC members
  • Speaker that is not an APT WGLC Member or is the second team member speaking
  • For full time student attendees - Student ID is required.


The Association of Preservation Technology, Western Great Lakes Chapter (APT WGLC) along with the International Masonry Institute invites you to attend the 2020 Symposium – Masonry: History, Materials, and Repair.  The symposium will consist of professional presentations in the morning and multiple hands-on stations featuring masonry restoration skills taught by IMI staff in the afternoon. Stations will include repointing, terra cotta glaze repair, stone patching, and terra cotta installation mock-ups.

The event will be held at the IMI Training Center, 2140 West Corporate Drive, Addison, IL 60101.

Check-in begins at 7:45 am, presentations begin at 8:15 am.

This program will provide 6 CEUs HSW. Lunch and light breakfast will be provided during the program. Parking is available on site. 

Presentations include: 

  • Edward Gerns and Matthew Novesky:  Alternate Materials for Terra Cotta Restoration: So Many Issues, So Many Options
  • Jason Pederson, Elizabeth Manning and Kevin Vazquez:  Modification of a Historic Structure – The Minnesota Museum of American Art
  • Casie Radford and Phil Gagne:  Jacob Schmidt Brewery: Rathskeller Floor Restoration
  • Kevin Vazquez and Elizabeth Manning:  Investigation and Repair of Masonry Separation at St. Bernard’s Church Bell Towers
  • Rachel Michelin and Lee Fink:  Revitalizing Downtown Peoria: Adaptive Reuse of the Big White Store
  • Kenneth Itle:  Water Leakage in Masonry Buildings

Symposium abstracts and flier available at: http://www.aptwglc.com/Annual-Symposium!


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