Register for NKY Restoration Weekend

NKY Restoration Weekend provides informative lectures, hands-on sessions, vendors fair, and lunch

Saturday, March 21 -  9 am to 4 pm
Gateway Community & Technical College 
525 Scott Avenue
Registration begins at 8:30 am

Register and Learn more here


In addition to the workshops visitors will interact with craftsmen, vendors, representatives from the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), and other preservation experts.   New this year is the "Taste and Talk" at the vendors fair from noon to 1:30 at Gateway Community & Technical College.  Talk with the vendors, preservation experts, and other home owners while enjoying a FREE mini "Taste of NKY" of a meal provided from 6 of your favorite independent restaurants.  

Although NKY Restoration is free, participants are asked to register online at under the RSVP tab.  


There is something for owners of historic or older homes or individuals thinking about purchasing one.  The workshops include the following topics:
  • The Art of Faux Wood Graining                                    
  • House Forensics
  • How to Hire a Contractor and Be a Good Client
  • Wood Window Rehabilitation
  • Gutters - Get in the Flow
  • Plaster Walls
  • What Style is It
  • Rehabbing on a Budget
  • Preservation 101
  • Container Gardening
  • Interior Decorative Painting
  • Saving Wood Floors
  • Common Electrical Issues in Old Homes
  • Utilizing KY Preservation Tax Credits
  • Greening Your Historic Home
  • Repairing Decorative Plaster
  • Water Maintenance from Roof to Ground
  • Understanding the Secretary of the Interior Standards
  • The A to Z of Wood Restoration
  • Chimneys and Fireplaces
  • Rookwood Tile
Free Parking
There is free parking on Saturday for the event at the Midtown Parking Garage, located adjacent to the Gateway Urban Campus at the corner of 5th St and Greenup St.

About NKY Restoration
NKY Restoration is an unincorporated association and collaboration of individuals who represent businesses, artisans and craftsman, non-profit organizations, cities and the local Historic Preservation offices in Northern Kentucky and the Urban Cincinnati region whose main goal and purpose is to provide educational opportunities in and to advocate for historic preservation though organizing the NKY Restoration Weekend and related programming.