Frank Matero to be presented with Preservation Achievement Award

Congratulations to AIC PA Frank Matero of the University of Pennsylvania Architectural Conservation Laboratory on being the recipient of the 2017 James Biddle Award for Lifetime Achievement in Stewardship! The award is given by the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, in recognition of his extraordinary work in historic preservation.

Paul Steinke, Alliance Executive Director, stated, “Frank is historic preservation’s Indiana Jones. In 37 years of teaching and practice, he has aided the conservation of archaeological sites in the Middle East, South America, and North America; led building teams in the restoration of the Guggenheim Museum, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, and Ellis Island; and inspired hundreds of students at PennDesign to go forth and conserve.”

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