Brent will speak about PPS's most recent work in programs for restoration and advocacy
Sep 14, 2020
Brent Runyon, Providence Preservation Society
Brent will speak about PPS's most recent work in programs for restoration and advocacy

Brent will be speaking about PPS's most recent work, establishing a program to train people in wood window restoration and advocating fo the reuse of Providence's largest empty buildings (Superman, Cranston Street Armory).

Brent came to PPS in October, 2013. Prior to that, he was the executive director of Thomasville Landmarks (Thomasville, Georgia) for eight years. He received his master’s degree in historic preservation from the University of Georgia. While at UGA, he focused on community planning and affordable housing issues and worked on several community-based design charrettes.  His focus is on community planning, place identity, and affordable housing issues. He is actively serving on the boards of the Providence Revolving Fund, the Providence Public Library, Trinity Gateway Historic Improvement Association, and HousingWorks RI. He was named a Providence Community Library “Champion of the Year” in 2017.