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Lüchow’s Papers Preserved: Jack Taylor Donates Collection

NYPAP is pleased to announce our receipt of Jack Taylor’s papers on the struggle to save Lüchow’s restaurant. This generous…

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Lüchow’s Papers Preserved: Jack Taylor Donates Collection
Oral Histories

Jack Taylor

Jack Taylor speaks about the role of the advocate in preservation and how his work influenced the efforts for the Ladies’ Mile Historic District, Lüchow’s, and the Dvořák House.

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Jack Taylor
Oral Histories

Jack Taylor

Jack Taylor reviews several important preservation campaigns that he championed, including the successful designation of the Ladies’ Mile Historic District and the unsuccessful efforts to save Lüchow’s Restaurant and the Dvořák House.

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Jack Taylor

2017 Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit

Join us in honoring two awardees who embody the preservation and curation of archives. This year we present a 2017 Preservation…

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2017 Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit

2016 Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit

Few New Yorkers have contributed more to the cause of preserving preservation’s own history than architect and author Robert A.M….

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2016 Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit

Sages & Stages

Sages and Stages was a series of cross-generation themed conversations on preservation practice and philosophy. This series provided a forum for multiple…

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Sages & Stages

New Oral History Project Teaches Preservation Students Valuable Skills and Expands NYPAP’s Holdings

In the 2007 fall semester the New York Preservation Archive Project launched an oral history project in partnership with Pratt…

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New Oral History Project Teaches Preservation Students Valuable Skills and Expands NYPAP’s Holdings

The Dvořák House, the Dvořák Room, and a “Historical Memory Bank”

In 1989, Beth Israel Medical Center announced plans to buy and raze an 1852 Italianate row house at 327 East…

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The Dvořák House, the Dvořák Room, and a “Historical Memory Bank”

New to the Archive: Bungalows of Far Rockaway! Diamonstein-Spielvogel! SoHo! Ladies’ Mile!

Preservationist Richard George recently donated materials associated with Far Rockaway to the Queens Library Archives. The Rockaways are the various…

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New to the Archive: Bungalows of Far Rockaway! Diamonstein-Spielvogel! SoHo! Ladies’ Mile!
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Ladies’ Mile Historic District

Also known as the Flatiron District, Photo District, or Midtown South

The Ladies’ Mile Historic District, an assortment of grand department store buildings, lofts, and early skyscrapers, is the product of a successful campaign for designation in the 1980s.

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Ladies’ Mile Historic District