Frank Quinn

Frank Quinn

Director of Preservation at Heritage Ohio

Frank returned to Heritage Ohio in January 2007 as program manager, after serving as Heritage Ohio’s director of historic preservation 2002-2003. As Director of Preservation, Frank provides program support for Heritage Ohio’s preservation initiatives, including the easement program, and Save Ohio’s Treasures. Frank serves on the Ohio Historic Sites Preservation Advisory Board and on the Ohio National Road Association board. He previously was the main street manager in Marshall, Michigan, and was community preservation specialist with Indiana Landmarks. Frank graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2002 with a master’s degree in historic preservation planning. He also completed the Building Preservation Technology associate degree program at Belmont College in St. Clairsville in 1997. Frank didn’t know it at the time but he was destined to become a preservationist after reading The House With a Clock In Its Walls in fourth grade.

9:45 am - 10:45 am
Lewis Room - 1st Floor

The Ins and Outs of Conservation Easement Programs

Frank Quinn of Heritage Ohio will provide an overview of historic preservation easements: what they are, how they protect a historic building, and what to expect as an owner of a building under the protection of an easement. Antonin Robert of GBX Group will discuss the latest updates in federal legislation surrounding the tax treatment of easements and will introduce attendees to the financial benefit of treating an easement donation as a charitable contribution. Approved for 1.00 AIA LU.