Historic Preservation Symposium

Thursday, May 20th, 2020


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May is National Preservation Month, and communities all around the country are celebrating their unique heritage. Join Coronado MainStreet, the Coronado Historical Association, and the City of Coronado in celebrating preservation in Coronado! This year's free Historic Preservation Symposium will be held virtually.

Symposium Highlights
City of Coronado Historic Preservation Program Presentation by Tricia Olsen
GEM Award Announcement 

Keynote: Historic Preservation at the National Park Service
by Scott Keyes, Chief of Heritage Documentation Programs
at the National Park Service

There are two ways to watch this year's Preservation Symposium:

Watch via Zoom. 

Watch on Facebook Live

Coronado native Scott Keyes is the Chief of the Heritage Documentation Programs at the National Park Service.  The Heritage Documentation Programs conducts nationwide documentation of the country’s historic properties.  Documentation produced through the programs is housed in the Library of Congress and constitutes the nation's largest archive of historic architectural, engineering, and landscape documentation.


Prior to joining the National Park Service, Scott served as the Department of the Navy’s chief technical expert on architectural history and historic preservation.  He also previously worked as a historic architect at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and as a designer at various architectural firms in Canada and the United Kingdom. A Secretary of the Interior-qualified historian and architect, he received his Bachelor of Arts in History from UCLA and Master of Architecture from the University of Toronto. Though currently living in Washington DC, Scott grew up in Coronado and graduated from Coronado High School.

Enjoy a meal and support a local restaurant while you enjoy
the lecture with a special Preservation Symposium
$29.99 To Go Family Meal Deal! 

Contact each restaurant for more details.