The Historic Boston-Edison Association hosts...
the 2011 Home Preservation Fair
Saturday, April 16, 2011; Noon - 5:00 p.m
Sacred Heart Major Seminary
Corner of Linwood and Chicago Boulevard, Detroit MI
Residents of all neighborhoods are invited.
On Saturday, April 16, 2011, city of Detroit residents with older and historic homes will be afforded the unique opportunity to participate in one stop shopping with area home repair/preservation specialists. These pre-screened specialists with knowledge and experience of the needs of historic homes will exhibit their expertise at the 8th Home Preservation Fair presented by the Historic Boston-Edison Association.
Home preservation specialists targeted for this event will have skills that include:
Registration for the 2011 Home Preservation Fair is only $75.00. For more information, see our Contractor-Exhibitor Registration page.
- Masonry repair and restoration
- Wet Plaster repair and replacement
- Painting of both exteriors and interiors
- Plumbing, heating, and cooling service
- Window repair and restoration
- Electrical upgrades and updating
- Wood floor refinishing
A representative from the Detroit Historic District Commission will be on hand to answer questions about obtaining building permits or any other matter pertaining to historic. Someone will also be available from the State of Michigan to answer questions about what you must do to get the State historic tax credit for work performed on your home. The tax credit program offers significant tax savings on major projects.
Additionally, representatives of banks and lending institutions will be on hand to discuss low interest home improvement loans, lines of credit, home equity loans and mortgage refinancing.
The 2011 Home Preservation Fair will be held in the expansive gymnasium of the historic Sacred Heart Seminary, 2701 Chicago Boulevard at Linwood in Detroit. Free parking is provided via the Linwood entrance. The Fair begins at noon and concludes at 5:00 p.m.
Admission to the Fair is free. A registration fee is required for invited home repair/preservation specialists.
In addition to the exhibiting contractors, informational workshops and community forums on best practices will be presented.
Residents of Detroit's Historic Districts
You are invited to share the names and contact information of reputable, licensed contractors for participation in the 2011 Home Preservation Fair
Please phone (313) 867-3112 or forward an email via firstname.lastname@example.org .