Preservation Planning

10-week course

This course provides an overview and detailed look at the legal, economic, and community planning aspects of historic preservation in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Students will discuss land use and preservation law, federal and state standards, the integration of preservation with municipal planning, redevelopment, and environmental goals, advocacy, and community activism. Emphasis will be placed on obtaining a sound working understanding of regional municipal land use law and other regulations promulgated by the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania affecting land use at the municipal level.

Instructor: Dorothy P. Guzzo and others (spring 2018)
Credits: 2 CEUs, 20 AIA LU credits; 20 AICP CM credits, 3.5 AICP Law credits

Dorothy P. Guzzo was appointed executive director of the New Jersey Historic Trust in 2008. From 1995 to 2008, as the deputy state historic preservation officer for New Jersey, she oversaw the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places, project certification to qualify for Investment Tax Credits, certifying local governments for implementing programs on the municipal level, historic and archaeological resource inventory and resource protection through state and federal regulations. She has held elected office and served on her municipal planning board and local historic preservation commission. Ms. Guzzo is currently serving on the New Jersey Heritage Tourism Task Force charged with creating a Heritage Tourism Master Plan for the state of New Jersey.

Allen Kratz, Esq. is a project manager at Rebuild by Design. He has four decades of experience in economic development, project management and historic preservation. Previously, Allen worked in real estate and economic development for NJ Transit, the statewide transit agency and was a gubernatorial appointee to the New Jersey Historic Trust, which funds historic preservation. A lawyer by trade, Allen redrafted his hometown of Hoboken’s historic preservation ordinance and obtained National Register of Historic Places designation for two buildings in the city.

Janine G. Bauer, a partner in the firm Szaferman, Lakind, Blumstein, & Blader, P.C., focuses on environmental, transportation and infrastructure matters. An experienced litigator, Janine represents individuals, corporations and public entities who need advice or representation in cases involving environmental law and regulatory compliance, toxic tort, development and redevelopment (including brownfield remediation), transportation law and regulations, interstate commerce, marine and complex litigation. Janine is also a registered legislative agent in New Jersey.

Ed Fox, a certified planner, is the Regional Planning Coordinator, Economic Development and Regional Planning, for Burlington County Bridge Commission and has served as Planning Director for the Camden County Improvement Authority. Ed has a master of planning degree from the University of Virginia and a BS in historic preservation from Roger Williams University.

Cory Kegerise has been the Community Preservation Coordinator for Eastern Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office for the past six years. Prior to that he worked as Administrator of Local Preservation Programs and the Maryland Historic Trust, an architectural historian for Cultural Resources Consulting Group, as Executive Director of the Elfreth’s Alley Association, and as Heritage Coordinator for the Schuylkill River State and National Heritage Area. Cory holds a master’s degree in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania.