Cornerstones, Inc. Announces Preservation Chattanooga

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Preservation Chattanooga, a new program of Cornerstones, Inc., focuses on education, awareness, and policy. The program offers educational programming such as restoration workshops for those who own a historic home or building or are simply interested in preservation work. There will also be regular meet-ups of historic preservation enthusiasts called Pints and Preservation.

Upcoming Events:

Intro Basics: Restoring Historic Wood Windows
Saturday, March 14
10 a.m.– 12 p.m. 

Location:
4302 Tennessee Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37409

Organizers said, "In this introductory class, participants will first learn about the parts of a historic, double-hung wood window.
We will then demonstrate how to open a window, rehang the sash cords and weights, install new spring bronze weather stripping and re-glaze. Space is limited due to the project site, but more classes will be offered throughout the year."


Get tickets here.

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