Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit 2013
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
80 Fifth Avenue, at 14th Street, NYC
Join documentary filmmaker Michael Rossi and Lorraine B. Diehl for Pennsylvania Station: Archives, Preservation & Storytelling. Rossi is currently producing a film with director/writer Randall MacLowry of The Film Posse, Inc. about the construction of Pennsylvania Station for the award-winning PBS series American Experience. He will discuss the significance of archives in the process of creating historical documentary films.
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Past Leaders Look to the Future
Did you miss our panel discussion with the past Chairs of the Landmarks Preservation Commission? Click here or above to view our video recording of this fascinating exploration of the challenges and responsibilities facing the next Chair and the leadership required to help the agency navigate the future.
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Video Highlights: Battle for Bryant Park, 25 Years On
Battle for Bryant Park, 25 Years On:
A Discussion with Anthony Tung
Learn more about the March 8 event marking the 25-year anniversary of the battle for Bryant Park, which energized the entire preservation community. The event was co-sponsored with the Historic Districts Council & the Neighborhood Preservation Center.
From Signs to Scenic Vistas
Join the Archive Project for From Signs to Scenic Vistas: Aesthetic Regulation's Unfinished Agenda on November 4, 2013 at the Arsenal Third Floor Gallery.
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Report of Mayor's Billboard Advertising Commission of the City of New York, this panel discussion will examine the origins of aesthetic regulation in New York State, delving into present day situations where policy has fallen short in protecting historic and scenic views, and discussing potential tools to solve these shortcomings.
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Guide to the NYPAP Database and Resources
The Preservation History Database is a first-stop encyclopedic resource for researchers interested in the history of preservation in New York City. You can view records by:
The Library is a collection of original research on topics in preservation history.
The Oral Histories section features in-depth interviews with preservation advocates and thought-leaders.
Visit the Preservation Memory Collection Project to share a personal story about a preservationist in your life.
Preserving New York
Preserving New York:
Winning the Right to Protect a City's Landmarks
Preserving New York, by Anthony C. Wood, is the story of the people and places, the buildings and battles, and the policies and politics that, after decades of tragic losses, led New York City to create a legal mechanism to protect the city’s cherished landmarks.
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2010 was the forty-fifth anniversary of New York City's renowned Landmarks Law. Visit Landmarks45.org, our official anniversary blog, where you'll discover more about the people, places, and organizations that have influenced preservation in NYC.