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Hays Hood House

Florida Trust House

In 2005 the Florida Trust rescued a 1910 Queen Anne home in Tallahassee, the Hays-Hood House, now called the Florida Trust House and headquarters of the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation.

Built in 1910 by Jesse and Sarah Hays, this Queen Anne style house was one of the first homes in the Magnolia Heights area of Tallahassee. Mr. Hays had chosen the design of the home from a pattern book from a house built in Chicago, but adapted the design to better suit the south and oversaw the construction... Read More →

36th Annual Preservation Conference: May 15-17, 2014 — Tampa, Florida

The Florida Trust for Historic Preservation announces its 2014 annual conference, the 36th annual conference of the organization. The 2014 conference will take place in Tampa, Florida (May 15-17, 2014), and will feature the largest offering ever of workshops, local tours, and special events in the bustling downtown, Ybor City, and historic buildings and neighborhoods that define Tampa.

Conference registration is active online and can be accessed here. Members of the Florida Trust will receive Save the Date and other conference information via USPS mail.
GwenWright, by Amy Etra PBS, 2008
The Florida Trust is pleased to announce the conference keynote speaker. Gwendolyn Wright is Professor of Architecture in Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. She received her MArch and a PhD from UC Berkeley. Professor Wright received tenure in 1986, becoming the first tenured woman in the School. From 1988 to 1992, she was the director of the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture at Columbia University.

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