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Mr. William Black R. Jr.

Workshop Leader

Adventures

HQ Phone: (303) 444-0128

Adventures

1557 North Street

Boulder, Colorado 80304

United States

Company Description

Adventures in Preservation was founded in 2001 by two women with a great love of historic buildings and a strong desire to travel and understand the world. While perusing the travel section of the Boulder Bookstore, the Volunteer Vacation section suddenly ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Vice President
Ray Black & Son , Inc.

Education

history degree

Princeton

Web References (42 Total References)


Adventures in Preservation - Workshop Leader Bill Black, Jr.

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Bill Black Jr. teaching historic preservation volunteers
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Bill Black, Jr. is a regional leader in the field of building preservation and recently retired from Ray Black & Son, Inc., a family owned construction firm in Paducah, Kentucky that excels in both new construction and the preservation of historic buildings.
Mr. Black holds a history degree from Princeton and is the recipient of numerous professional and civic awards, including the Ida Lee Willis Award for Service to Historic Preservation in Kentucky. He has remained active in preservation and development issues throughout his career.
His project experience includes numerous buildings in Paducah, such as the River Heritage Museum, the Mosko Building, Whitehaven Welcome Center, and Market House. He also assisted with the restoration of Riverlore Mansion in nearby Cairo, Illinois. Mr. Black continues to find time to work in the field of preservation, and is donating both time and expertise to the Cairo project, outside of the actual hands-on workshop.


Spring Sampler

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The boys were treated to presentations from Rick Windhorst of Paducah Power System who talked about outdoor safety and from Bill Black, Jr., a member of the Paducah City School Board and an enthusiastic lepidoptorist.

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At right, Bill Black, Jr. explaining some of the moths and butterflies he has collected and mounted in a "wowee" box.


AiP and Southern Illinois University ...

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AiP and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale joined forces with Cairo Vision 20/20 and workshop leader Bill Black, Jr. of Ray Black & Son, Inc. to begin restoration of a circa-1900 shotgun-style house.

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Bill Black taught volunteers how to repair and restore original wood windows.


AiP - Saving Shotguns: Building a Better Future - Adventures in Preservation

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Work will be led by Bill Black, Jr., recently "retired" from Ray Black & Son, Inc., who is a regional leader in the field of building preservation and led both the Shotgun House project in 2009 and our 2007 workshop at the Kornthal parsonage. Working with Mr. Black to lead the workshop will be Antoinette Lettiere and James Schmidt, students at SIUC School of Architecture who played a pivotal role in the work completed on the 2009 shotgun house.


AiP - Saving Shotguns: Building a Better Future - Adventures in Preservation

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Bill Black, Jr.

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Work will be led by Bill Black, Jr., recently "retired" from Ray Black & Son, Inc., who is a regional leader in the field of building preservation and led both the Shotgun House project in 2009 and our 2007 workshop at the Kornthal parsonage. Working with Mr. Black to lead the workshop will be Antoinette Lettiere and James Schmidt, students at SIUC School of Architecture who played a pivotal role in the work completed on the 2009 shotgun house.

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