Events & Meetings
October Meeting: Arts and Industry in 19th Century Baltimore
Structural Engineering to Renew and Sustain The Peabody Library and Hoen Lithograph Complex
19th century industry fueled economic growth in cities such as Baltimore, the results of which are readily seen in the use of industry and industrialized materials in building construction. With industry came the parallel growth of the engineering professions. The Peabody Library is a magnificent artistic achievement, as it has served the arts and cultural community of Baltimore since its construction in 1878, a success reliant on the progressive use of engineered, industrial materials. The Hoen Lithograph Complex is a powerful symbol of that industry, and now, through renovation, seeks to provide a new energy to the redevelopment of community in the city.
October's meeting is also Student Night! Students should bring resumes for our career fair!
Presented By: John Matteo
Founding Principal at 1200 Architectural Engineers, John Matteo has a Masters in Civil Engineering from Princeton University and studied as Fulbright Scholar in Lausanne, Switzerland. Mr. Matteo served in the adjunct faculty at Columbia University, the University of Virginia, and currently serves as Lecturer in Civil Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. He was awarded the 2007 Kress Mid-Career Grant by the James Marston Fitch Foundation and the 2011 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow in Historic Preservation and Conservation at the American Academy in Rome. Mr. Matteo’s career has focused on preservation engineering, with a diverse range of projects that include multiple projects at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, the University of Virginia Rotunda, and Baltimore’s Peabody Library. He is a registered Professional Engineer.
Meeting Location & Details(Unless Otherwise Noted)
Wednesday September 12, 2018
Social Hour: 6:00p
Dinner in the ballroom: 7:00p
Jacket Required, Tie Optional
Non Dues Paying Members: $60
Students & Government Employees: $30
Registration Deadline & Cancellation Policy
There is generally street parking available nearby after 6pm. (Limited to two hours without a permit until 8pm).
Pay to Park Facilities:
- Metered Parking: N. Calvert Street
- Central Parking: 520 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201
- Baltimore Sun Garage: 601 N Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21202
- Parking Management Inc: 690 N Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21202
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