Books

Articles and Papers

Selected Presentations

International:

  • “Highland Park Ford Plant: Documentation and Redevelopment Strategies.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. October 2014.
  • “Good Urban Design: Principles and Practices.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Qatar University, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning. December 2013.
  • “Evolution in Project Workflow: Is High Definition Survey the Missing Link?” Ilene R. Tyler. Qatar University, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning. December 2013.
  • “Sustainability Practices in Michigan: Historic Preservation.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Tubingen-Ann Arbor Sister City Partnership, Tubingen, Germany. June 2012.
  • “Sustainable Heritage Conservation: Pere Marquette Railroad Depot in Michigan.” Ilene R. Tyler and Ann K. Dilcher. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. October 2008.
  • “The WebPolis Consortium: Online Decision-Making for Local Governments.” Norman Tyler. Joint Congress of Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) and Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), Leuven, Belgium. July 2003.
  • “Visitation and Repairs at the University of Michigan’s Detroit Observatory: Approach to Treatment of Historic Properties.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Banff, Alberta, Canada. October 1999.
  • “The Stabilization of Bay Furnace.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Banff, Alberta, Canada. October1993.
  • “Fallingwater: Investigation of Historic Colors and Finishes.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. October 1990.

National:

  • “Preserve and Protect: Striking a balance between planning and preservation.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Urban Living History Conference, Columbus, Ohio. September 2014.
  • “Tools for Planning Well-Designed Communities.” Norman Tyler, Andrea Brown, and Ilene R. Tyler. American Planning Association National Conference. Los Angeles, California. April 2012.
  • “From HSR to Restoration: The Fort Gratiot Light Station Tower.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Charleston, South Carolina. October 2012.
  • “Planning and Community Development: A Guide for the 21st Century.” Norman Tyler. Online podcast interview (urbandesignpodcast.com). January 2011.
  • “New Roof for an Old Courthouse in St. Louis, the Gateway to the West.” Ilene R. Tyler and Ann K. Dilcher. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Denver, Colorado. October 2010.
  • “Preserving a Terra Cotta Cornice by Making Every Unit Count: Pease Auditorium Case Study.” Ilene R. Tyler and Jennifer Henriksen. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Los Angeles, California. October 2010.
  • “Nashville Parthenon’s Historic Cast Stone & Concrete: Preservation, Restoration & Replication Techniques.” Ilene R. Tyler. National Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee. October 2009.
  • “Historic Structure Reports: How to Write the HSR.” National Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma. October 2008.
  • “Planning for Preservation In the Experience Economy.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. American Planning Association National Conference. San Antonio, Texas. April 2006.
  • “The Elusive Historic Preservation Plan: Is It Planning?” Norman Tyler and Robert M. Ward. Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Annual Conference, Kansas City, Missouri. October 2005.
  • “The Greening of Dana: A Classroom and Laboratory for Sustainable Design.” Ilene R. Tyler and Maggie McInnis. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Galveston, Texas. October 2004.
  • “Replicating the John J. Earley Concrete Mix to Restore the Nashville Parthenon.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Portland, Maine. October 2003.
  • “Empowered Community Design: Who Makes the Decisions?” Norman Tyler. University of Florida College of Architecture, Construction, and Planning, Gainesville, Florida. March 2003.
  • “Downtown Revitalization: How renovation of a performing arts facility can improve a community’s economic health.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. League of Historic American Theaters Annual Conference, Miami, Florida. July 2003.
  • “Maintenance of Historic Structures Using the Field School Experience.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Monterey, California. October 2001.
  • “Historic Theaters and the Experience Economy.” Ilene R. Tyler. League of Historic American Theaters Annual Conference, New York, New York. July 2001.
  • “Role-Playing in a Simulated Downtown for an On-Line Course.” Norman Tyler. Ninth International Conference on College Teaching, Learning and Technology. Jacksonville, Florida, April 1998.
  • “Creating an Online Textbook.” Norman Tyler. Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Annual Conference. Pasadena, California. November 1998.
  • “Online Simulations.” Norman Tyler. Faculty Strategies for Engaging Online Learners Conference. University of Maryland. October 1997.
  • “Foundation Repair at Older Stone Buildings.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Chicago, Illinois. October 1997.
  • “Simulations of Urban Growth: A Comparison of Computerized and Direct-Input Models” Norman Tyler and Yichun Xie). Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning National Annual Conference. Detroit, October 1996.
  • “Restoration of 20th Century Resources: Kirk in the Hills.” Ilene R. Tyler. Traditional Building Exhibition and Conference, Baltimore, Maryland. 1996.

State:

  • “Placemaking for Downtown.” Norman Tyler. Owosso, Michigan. February 2011.
  • “Place Making in the Well-designed Community.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Michigan Association of Planning Annual Conference, Detroit, Michigan. October 2010.
  • “Impact of the Ann Arbor Historic Street Exhibits Program.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Michigan Historic Preservation Network Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan. May 2010.
  • “The Cornice: Conditions, Criteria, and Case Studies for Restoration and Reconstruction.” Ilene R. Tyler, Ann K. Dilcher, and Jennifer Henriksen. Michigan Historic Preservation Network Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan. May 2010.
  • “Sustainable Stewardship: Restoring a Historic Train Depot.” Ilene R. Tyler and Ann K. Dilcher. Michigan Historic Preservation Network Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan. May 2010.
  • “Cost Factors of Adaptive Use Versus New Construction.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Michigan Historic Preservation Network Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan. May 2009.
  • “Planning for Preservation in the Experience Economy: Is It Planning or Is It Theater?” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Michigan Association of Planning, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 2006.
  • “Grass Roots Strategies for Local Landmarks: The Pere Marquette Depot in Bay City, Michigan.” Ilene R. Tyler. Michigan Historic Preservation Network, Saginaw, Michigan. May 2006.
    Interviews on urban planning. Norman Tyler. Michigan Talk Radio, ABCNews.com, Port Huron Times-Herald, Detroit Free Press, Flint Journal and Saline Reporter. 2004-2005.
  • “How Historic Theaters Contribute to Downtown Revitalization.” American Institute of Architects, Tennessee State Conference, Nashville, Tennessee. 2005.
  • “How Historic Theaters Contribute to Downtown Revitalization.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Michigan Society of Planning Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan. October 2004.
  • “The Heart of Small Communities: Downtown Success Starts with Attitude.” Norman Tyler. Keynote Address: Small Town Success Strategies Conference, Michigan State University Extension, St. Johns, Michigan. December 2002.
  • “How to Sell Planning to Youths and Adults.” Norman Tyler and Leslie Kettren. Michigan Society of Planning Annual Conference. October 2002.
  • “Wealthy Theater: Community Success in Non-Profit Project Restoration.” Ilene R. Tyler and Maggie McInnis. Michigan Historic Preservation Network, Grand Rapids, Michigan. May 2000.
  • “Successful Rehabilitation Strategies in Historic Districts.” Ilene R. Tyler. Michigan Historic Preservation Network, Ann Arbor, Michigan. May 1998.
  • “The Do’s and Don’ts of Conducting a Charrette.” Norman Tyler. Annual Combined Conference of Michigan Chapter, American Planning Association and Michigan Society of Planning Officials. Dearborn, September 1997.
  • “Creating a Sense of Place on Main Street.” Norman Tyler. Building Livable Communities Through Transportation Annual Conference, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Dearborn, June 1997.
  • “The Walmart Invasion.” Norman Tyler. Interviewed for Public Television, The Business Page, Lansing, Michigan. 1996.
  • “Transportation Enhancements Program Projects in Michigan.” Norman Tyler. Detroit Transportation Conference. Detroit, Michigan. 1997.

Local:

  • “Greek Revival in America: Tracing Its Architectural Roots to Ancient Athens.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Kempf House Museum, Noon Lecture Series, Ann Arbor, MI. March 2015.
  • “Contextual Design and Secretary of the Interior’s Standards.” Ilene R. Tyler. Ann Arbor Historic District Commission Retreat, Ann Arbor, MI. January 2014.
  • “Design with Net Zero in Mind.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Mission Zero Fest, Ann Arbor, MI. May 2012.
  • “Design Guidelines for Ann Arbor.” Norman Tyler. University of Michigan, School of Business, Ann Arbor, Michigan. March 2011.
  • “Ann Arbor Design Guidelines.” Norman Tyler. Ann Arbor Community Television Network, Ann Arbor, Michigan. January 2010.
  • “Historic Preservation in Ann Arbor.” Norman Tyler and Ellen Ramsburgh. Ann Arbor Community Television Network. October 2010.
  • “The Four Most Important Words in Transportation Planning.” Norman Tyler. University of Toledo Colloquium, Toledo, Ohio. April 2009.
  • “Issues in the Germantown Neighborhood.” Norman Tyler. Main Street Area Association, Ann Arbor, Michigan. March 2009.
  • “The Economics of Preservation.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Ann Arbor Preservation Alliance, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 2008.
  • “The Ann Arbor Street Exhibit Program.” Norman Tyler. Podcast interview, 2008.
  • “Techniques of Historic Preservation: Sensitive Addition of Barrier Free Access at Historic Buildings.” Ilene R. Tyler. University of Michigan, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ann Arbor, Michigan. 2006.
  • “Interactive Community Feedback for Downtowns: WebPolis.” Urban Land Institute Real Estate Forum, Ann Arbor, Michigan, November 2003.
  • “Introduction to Historic Preservation.” Norman Tyler. Lecture for Urban Planning course at University of Michigan, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Presented annually from 1996 to 2013.

Selected Presentations

International:

  • “Highland Park Ford Plant: Documentation and Redevelopment Strategies.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. October 2014.
  • “Good Urban Design: Principles and Practices.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Qatar University, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning. December 2013.
  • “Evolution in Project Workflow: Is High Definition Survey the Missing Link?” Ilene R. Tyler. Qatar University, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning. December 2013.
  • “Sustainability Practices in Michigan: Historic Preservation.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Tubingen-Ann Arbor Sister City Partnership, Tubingen, Germany. June 2012.
  • “Sustainable Heritage Conservation: Pere Marquette Railroad Depot in Michigan.” Ilene R. Tyler and Ann K. Dilcher. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. October 2008.
  • “The WebPolis Consortium: Online Decision-Making for Local Governments.” Norman Tyler. Joint Congress of Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) and Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), Leuven, Belgium. July 2003.
  • “Visitation and Repairs at the University of Michigan’s Detroit Observatory: Approach to Treatment of Historic Properties.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Banff, Alberta, Canada. October 1999.
  • “The Stabilization of Bay Furnace.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Banff, Alberta, Canada. October1993.
  • “Fallingwater: Investigation of Historic Colors and Finishes.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. October 1990.

National:

  • “Preserve and Protect: Striking a balance between planning and preservation.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Urban Living History Conference, Columbus, Ohio. September 2014.
  • “Tools for Planning Well-Designed Communities.” Norman Tyler, Andrea Brown, and Ilene R. Tyler. American Planning Association National Conference. Los Angeles, California. April 2012.
  • “From HSR to Restoration: The Fort Gratiot Light Station Tower.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Charleston, South Carolina. October 2012.
  • “Planning and Community Development: A Guide for the 21st Century.” Norman Tyler. Online podcast interview (urbandesignpodcast.com). January 2011.
  • “New Roof for an Old Courthouse in St. Louis, the Gateway to the West.” Ilene R. Tyler and Ann K. Dilcher. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Denver, Colorado. October 2010.
  • “Preserving a Terra Cotta Cornice by Making Every Unit Count: Pease Auditorium Case Study.” Ilene R. Tyler and Jennifer Henriksen. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Los Angeles, California. October 2010.
  • “Nashville Parthenon’s Historic Cast Stone & Concrete: Preservation, Restoration & Replication Techniques.” Ilene R. Tyler. National Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee. October 2009.
  • “Historic Structure Reports: How to Write the HSR.” National Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma. October 2008.
  • “Planning for Preservation In the Experience Economy.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. American Planning Association National Conference. San Antonio, Texas. April 2006.
  • “The Elusive Historic Preservation Plan: Is It Planning?” Norman Tyler and Robert M. Ward. Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Annual Conference, Kansas City, Missouri. October 2005.
  • “The Greening of Dana: A Classroom and Laboratory for Sustainable Design.” Ilene R. Tyler and Maggie McInnis. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Galveston, Texas. October 2004.
  • “Replicating the John J. Earley Concrete Mix to Restore the Nashville Parthenon.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Portland, Maine. October 2003.
  • “Empowered Community Design: Who Makes the Decisions?” Norman Tyler. University of Florida College of Architecture, Construction, and Planning, Gainesville, Florida. March 2003.
  • “Downtown Revitalization: How renovation of a performing arts facility can improve a community’s economic health.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. League of Historic American Theaters Annual Conference, Miami, Florida. July 2003.
  • “Maintenance of Historic Structures Using the Field School Experience.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Monterey, California. October 2001.
  • “Historic Theaters and the Experience Economy.” Ilene R. Tyler. League of Historic American Theaters Annual Conference, New York, New York. July 2001.
  • “Role-Playing in a Simulated Downtown for an On-Line Course.” Norman Tyler. Ninth International Conference on College Teaching, Learning and Technology. Jacksonville, Florida, April 1998.
  • “Creating an Online Textbook.” Norman Tyler. Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Annual Conference. Pasadena, California. November 1998.
  • “Online Simulations.” Norman Tyler. Faculty Strategies for Engaging Online Learners Conference. University of Maryland. October 1997.
  • “Foundation Repair at Older Stone Buildings.” Ilene R. Tyler. Association for Preservation Technology International Conference, Chicago, Illinois. October 1997.
  • “Simulations of Urban Growth: A Comparison of Computerized and Direct-Input Models” Norman Tyler and Yichun Xie). Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning National Annual Conference. Detroit, October 1996.
  • “Restoration of 20th Century Resources: Kirk in the Hills.” Ilene R. Tyler. Traditional Building Exhibition and Conference, Baltimore, Maryland. 1996.

State:

  • “Placemaking for Downtown.” Norman Tyler. Owosso, Michigan. February 2011.
  • “Place Making in the Well-designed Community.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Michigan Association of Planning Annual Conference, Detroit, Michigan. October 2010.
  • “Impact of the Ann Arbor Historic Street Exhibits Program.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Michigan Historic Preservation Network Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan. May 2010.
  • “The Cornice: Conditions, Criteria, and Case Studies for Restoration and Reconstruction.” Ilene R. Tyler, Ann K. Dilcher, and Jennifer Henriksen. Michigan Historic Preservation Network Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan. May 2010.
  • “Sustainable Stewardship: Restoring a Historic Train Depot.” Ilene R. Tyler and Ann K. Dilcher. Michigan Historic Preservation Network Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan. May 2010.
  • “Cost Factors of Adaptive Use Versus New Construction.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Michigan Historic Preservation Network Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan. May 2009.
  • “Planning for Preservation in the Experience Economy: Is It Planning or Is It Theater?” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Michigan Association of Planning, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 2006.
  • “Grass Roots Strategies for Local Landmarks: The Pere Marquette Depot in Bay City, Michigan.” Ilene R. Tyler. Michigan Historic Preservation Network, Saginaw, Michigan. May 2006.
    Interviews on urban planning. Norman Tyler. Michigan Talk Radio, ABCNews.com, Port Huron Times-Herald, Detroit Free Press, Flint Journal and Saline Reporter. 2004-2005.
  • “How Historic Theaters Contribute to Downtown Revitalization.” American Institute of Architects, Tennessee State Conference, Nashville, Tennessee. 2005.
  • “How Historic Theaters Contribute to Downtown Revitalization.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Michigan Society of Planning Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan. October 2004.
  • “The Heart of Small Communities: Downtown Success Starts with Attitude.” Norman Tyler. Keynote Address: Small Town Success Strategies Conference, Michigan State University Extension, St. Johns, Michigan. December 2002.
  • “How to Sell Planning to Youths and Adults.” Norman Tyler and Leslie Kettren. Michigan Society of Planning Annual Conference. October 2002.
  • “Wealthy Theater: Community Success in Non-Profit Project Restoration.” Ilene R. Tyler and Maggie McInnis. Michigan Historic Preservation Network, Grand Rapids, Michigan. May 2000.
  • “Successful Rehabilitation Strategies in Historic Districts.” Ilene R. Tyler. Michigan Historic Preservation Network, Ann Arbor, Michigan. May 1998.
  • “The Do’s and Don’ts of Conducting a Charrette.” Norman Tyler. Annual Combined Conference of Michigan Chapter, American Planning Association and Michigan Society of Planning Officials. Dearborn, September 1997.
  • “Creating a Sense of Place on Main Street.” Norman Tyler. Building Livable Communities Through Transportation Annual Conference, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Dearborn, June 1997.
  • “The Walmart Invasion.” Norman Tyler. Interviewed for Public Television, The Business Page, Lansing, Michigan. 1996.
  • “Transportation Enhancements Program Projects in Michigan.” Norman Tyler. Detroit Transportation Conference. Detroit, Michigan. 1997.

Local:

  • “Greek Revival in America: Tracing Its Architectural Roots to Ancient Athens.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Kempf House Museum, Noon Lecture Series, Ann Arbor, MI. March 2015.
  • “Contextual Design and Secretary of the Interior’s Standards.” Ilene R. Tyler. Ann Arbor Historic District Commission Retreat, Ann Arbor, MI. January 2014.
  • “Design with Net Zero in Mind.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Mission Zero Fest, Ann Arbor, MI. May 2012.
  • “Design Guidelines for Ann Arbor.” Norman Tyler. University of Michigan, School of Business, Ann Arbor, Michigan. March 2011.
  • “Ann Arbor Design Guidelines.” Norman Tyler. Ann Arbor Community Television Network, Ann Arbor, Michigan. January 2010.
  • “Historic Preservation in Ann Arbor.” Norman Tyler and Ellen Ramsburgh. Ann Arbor Community Television Network. October 2010.
  • “The Four Most Important Words in Transportation Planning.” Norman Tyler. University of Toledo Colloquium, Toledo, Ohio. April 2009.
  • “Issues in the Germantown Neighborhood.” Norman Tyler. Main Street Area Association, Ann Arbor, Michigan. March 2009.
  • “The Economics of Preservation.” Norman Tyler and Ilene R. Tyler. Ann Arbor Preservation Alliance, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 2008.
  • “The Ann Arbor Street Exhibit Program.” Norman Tyler. Podcast interview, 2008.
  • “Techniques of Historic Preservation: Sensitive Addition of Barrier Free Access at Historic Buildings.” Ilene R. Tyler. University of Michigan, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ann Arbor, Michigan. 2006.
  • “Interactive Community Feedback for Downtowns: WebPolis.” Urban Land Institute Real Estate Forum, Ann Arbor, Michigan, November 2003.
  • “Introduction to Historic Preservation.” Norman Tyler. Lecture for Urban Planning course at University of Michigan, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Presented annually from 1996 to 2013.