Events & News

Mayor Robert Wagner conducts the Department of Sanitation Band at the rededication ceremony of Carnegie Hall after threats to its preservation, September 26, 1960; Courtesy of The New York Times

Delve into the latest events and news from the New York Preservation Archive Project!

Deepen your understanding of preservation history at one of our upcoming events or through our detailed reporting. From celebrating milestone anniversaries to in-depth analysis of significant moments and key figures in preservation history, our programming series includes film screenings, book talks, panel discussions, lectures, walking tours, and more. Our news section provides coverage on the various initiatives at the Archive Project, as well as journalism that develops a greater knowledge of preservation and the importance of archives. All of this material is searchable and includes content from every past Archive Project newsletter. Are you interested in cosponsoring an event? Would you like more information on a news piece? Contact us at [email protected]

Above: Mayor Robert Wagner conducts the Department of Sanitation Band at the rededication ceremony of Carnegie Hall after threats to its preservation, September 26, 1960; Courtesy of The New York Times

People Preserving Place: A Film Festival

Sunday, April 30, 2017
| Screenings in New York City throughout the month of April

People Preserving Place is a film festival presented by the New York Preservation Archive Project in celebration of NYC Landmarks50+ Alliance‘s…

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Our New Website is Award Winning!

March 27, 2017

The Archive Project is thrilled to announce that its newly-redesigned website has been honored with the 2017 Technology Award from…

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*batteries not included

Saturday, April 29, 2017
1:00 p.m. | Museum of the Moving Image

The final screening in the “People Preserving Place” film festival, for preservationists of all ages, is a 1987 sci-fi comedy from executive…

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Our Guide to Oral Histories is Published!

November 1, 2016

The Archive Project has created a manual to help introduce the field of historic preservation to the value of conducting…

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The Future of Preservation: Learning from James Marston Fitch

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
6:30 p.m. | Higgins Hall Auditorium at Pratt Institute

The documentary James Marston Fitch: Pioneer in Preservation Education examines the inspirational work of the founder of Columbia University’s Historic…

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Diversity Project Expanding!

October 25, 2016

Article from the Fall 2016 Newsletter

The New York Preservation Archive Project is pleased to announce the expansion of the oral history project Saving Preservation Stories:…

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I Remember Harlem

Sunday, April 23, 2017
1:00 p.m. | Museum of the City of New York

Although arguably no other New York City neighborhood has generated as many conflicting representations as Harlem, one singular documentary stands…

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The Surprises & Rewards of Archival Research

October 25, 2016
by Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe, Vice-Chair
Article from the Fall 2016 Newsletter

For years, in a variety of ways, I have used the Chairman’s Column to promote the idea that advancing the…

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