University of West Florida Historic Trust Property in Downtown Pensacola

APA Florida Chapter, Emerald Coast Section


Thursday, August 25, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 1 a.m. CDT

Pensacola , FL, United States

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Planners will learn about the University of West Florida Historic Trust's plans for the historic village and dowtown Pensacola.  The Trust has recently acquired additional property that has been added to the Master Plan for the historic downtown Pensacola.  Topis to be discussed include the following:

Challenges of interpreting a living History Museum.

Challenges displaying historic and archeological  resources.

State of the art in living history and historic museum exhibity methods.

Understanding the impact of cultural heritage on tourism.

Discuss new Interpretive Master Plan for downtown Pensacola.

See graphic demonstrations including a matrix of resources.



Ross Pristera

Invited Speaker

Mr. Pristera is responsible for preserving UWF's historic buildings and landscapes. He also supervises and reviews special building projects. Mr. Pristera has a MA in Historic Preservation Planning. Read More

Robert Overton

Invited Speaker

Robert Overton, Jr. - serves as the Executive Director of the University of West Florida Historic Trust. In his position he oversees all aspects of the organization’s operation of twenty-eight historic properties including a multicultural center and eleven museum facilities in downtown Pensacola, FL and a 40-acre archeological site with ... Read More