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

Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit – 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018
8:30 a.m. | Yale Club of New York City

  2018 Bard Birthday Breakfast Program:  The Archive Project celebrates the birth of legendary preservationist Albert Bard each year with a breakfast…

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Notes from the Board: Paul Onyx Lozito

February 5, 2019
Paul Onyx Lozito, NYPAP Board Member

I grew up surrounded by physical and cultural landmarks. I was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey at a hospital…

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Celebrating Historic Preservation in East New York

Saturday, December 1, 2018
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Preserving East New York and the New York Preservation Archive Project co-hosted a celebration of the historic preservation movement in East…

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Art Imitates Life: A Review of The Pattern at Pendarvis

February 5, 2019
Anthony C. Wood, Archive Project Founder & Chair

It must be a sign of something that once again preservation has made its way to the New York stage….

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Oral History and Preserving Brooklyn’s Neighborhoods

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm | Brooklyn Public Library - Central Library - Brooklyn Collection

On November 14, 2018, Liz Strong, Oral History Program Manager for the New York Preservation Archive Project (NYPAP), led a free…

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Love & Preservation, Perfectly Entwined: Pennsylvania Station by Patrick E. Horrigan

February 5, 2019
Matthew Owen Coody, Archive Project Board Member

Like the tale of McKim, Mead & White’s legendary station itself, Patrick E. Horrigan’s new novel Pennsylvania Station is a…

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Beyond Bricks & Mortar: Rethinking Sites of Cultural History

Monday, October 1, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm | Riverside Church

The New York Preservation Archive Project, Historic Districts Council and the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project co-sponsored the event Beyond Bricks &…

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In Memoriam: Tom Wolfe

February 1, 2019
Contributed by Kate Wood. As Executive Director of LANDMARK WEST! from 2001 to 2012, Wood shared Tom Wolfe’s zeal and commitment to preserving 2 Columbus Circle and the integrity of New York City’s landmarks process.

Since author Tom Wolfe passed away on May 14, 2018, preservationists have been reminded of, or in some cases discovered…

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