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

2017 Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
8:30-10:00 a.m. | The Yale Club

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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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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Sandy Ground Oral History: Memories of Life and Work in the Nation’s Oldest Free Black Settlement

Thursday, November 16, 2017
5:30-7:30 p.m. | St. George Library Center

Join us for the culminating celebration of the Sandy Ground Oral History Project! The evening will begin with an introduction…

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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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Through the Legal Lens: Lawyers Who Shaped NYC’s Landmarks Law Explore its Past, Present & Future

Thursday, November 9, 2017
6:30 pm | The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen of the City of New York

In 1965, New York City’s Landmarks Law was enacted to protect the city’s architectural, historical, and cultural sites. Over 50…

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Urban Archive Enriches NYC Walking Experience

November 6, 2017
By Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe, Vice-Chair
Article from Fall 2017 Newsletter

A stroll down the streets of New York City is now just an app away from being an immersive experience…

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Sandy Ground Oral History Workshop

Sunday, July 16, 2017
1:30 p.m. | Sandy Ground Historical Society

NYPAP partnered with the Sandy Ground Historical Society and the New York Public Library to capture oral histories of the…

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Thirty-Two

November 1, 2017
By Gina Pollara, Archive Project Board Member & “Accidental Archivist”
Article from Fall 2017 Newsletter

A mere 32 architectural sheets measuring 36-inches by 48-inches: that is the sum total of construction drawings that exist for…

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