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Robert Lingenfelter to Join the Historical Architecture Review Board of Bellefonte, PA

Robert Lingenfelter

Robert Lingenfelter

State College, PA – February 7, 2013 — January of this year, Landscape Architect Robert Lingenfelter of Weber Murphy Fox (WMF) was appointed to the Historical Architectural Review Board (HARB) of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.  The Board is a public body created by the Borough’s Historic District Ordinance, its members are volunteers appointed by Borough Council. The Board reviews proposed new construction, demolitions, and exterior alterations to structures within the historic districts, and makes recommendations to Borough Council.

 

Previously in Bellefonte, Robert Lingenfelter served as both the moderator and a speaker for a public presentation titled “Introduction to Leveraging Historic Resources, Redevelopment and Heritage Tourism in Your Community” that was sponsored in part by the Borough of Bellefonte Pennsylvania, Preservation Pennsylvania & the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Planning and Community Development Office of Centre County. The event introduced attendees to the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program (which can generate cash for building rehabilitation), the preservation and rehabilitation technical assistance available to property owners, and the economic and heritage tourism benefits of preserving historic community assets.

 

Robert obtained his Masters of Landscape Architecture from SUNY – College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse University.  He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, a LEED Accredited Professional, and a Senior Associate with WMF, a full-service regional architecture, interiors, and construction firm with offices in Erie, Cleveland, State College and Charlotte. The firm is recognized for its creative design solutions and customer-centric construction management approach.