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

2nd Annual Film Festival: People Preserving Place

Sunday, April 29, 2018
| Screenings in New York City throughout the month of April

See Full Festival Schedule Here:      People Preserving Place was a film festival presented by the New York Preservation Archive Project…

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Archive Project Holds Strategic Planning Retreat

June 28, 2018

On June 28, 2018 our Board of Directors convened at the Melville Gallery of the South Street Seaport Museum for…

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On the Waterfront

Sunday, April 29, 2018
Doors Open 4pm, Pre-show Panel Discussion 4:30pm, Film Begins 5:15pm | The United Palace Theater

An instant cinematic hit, On the Waterfront won eight Oscars, including best picture, director, actor, supporting actress (Eva Marie Saint),…

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2nd Annual Film Festival: People Preserving Place

April 29, 2018

See Full Festival Schedule Here:      People Preserving Place was a film festival presented by the New York Preservation Archive Project…

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Glimpses of 1960s NYC

Friday, April 27, 2018
6:00 p.m. tour, 6:30 p.m. films begin | The Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest

The New York Preservation Archive Project teamed up with Carnegie Hill Neighbors to present a screening of La Vie Elegante and…

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Archive Project Announces Third Round of Grants from Archival Assistance Fund

November 9, 2017

Article from Fall 2017 Newsletter

The Archive Project recently announced the third set of grants from its Archival Assistance Fund, established to help not-for-profit organizations…

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At the Corner of 3rd and 3rd

Sunday, April 15, 2018
7:00 p.m. | Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse

The New York Preservation Archive Project, in partnership with the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club, is pleased to have presented a…

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Searching for Jane

November 8, 2017
By Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe, Vice-Chair
Article from the Fall 2017 Newsletter

Director Matt Tyrnauer’s new film, Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, is breathing new life into the story of preservation…

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