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

Celebrating George McAneny’s 150th: Honoring the Spirit of McAneny

Thursday, October 17, 2019
10:00 - 11:15 am | Federal Hall National Monument

EVENT UPDATE (as of 5 pm 10.16.19):   The McAneny event will now be held from 10:00 – 11:15 am…

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A Quick Trip Through the 2019 Preservation Film Festival

January 16, 2020
Josie Naron, Former Jeffe Fellow

    If you attended any of the 2019 Preservation Film Festival’s ten events over the course of April, the…

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Roots of LGBTQ Historic Preservation

Friday, June 21, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30pm | Bureau of General Services—Queer Division

Join the New York Preservation Archive Project (NYPAP) for a deep dive into how historic sites in New York City…

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Preservationist McAneny Honored

January 16, 2020

Civic Leaders Gather at Federal Hall        Civic leaders gathered on the morning of October 17th at Federal Hall…

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Film Festival Event: Closing Night Celebration at One World Trade Center’s TWA Lounge

Friday, May 3, 2019
6:00 - 9:00PM | TWA Lounge

Travel back to the Swinging Sixties for a rare opportunity to visit the spectacular TWA Lounge on the 86th floor…

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Geoffrey Platt

January 16, 2020
Anthony C. Wood

The Man on the High Wire   Needing to refresh my memory on how many historic districts had been proposed…

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Film Festival Event: At Home in Utopia

Monday, April 29, 2019
6:30 - 8PM | Bronx ArtSpace

Join us at the BronxArtSpace for a home-grown tale of radical social change in the Bronx: At Home in Utopia…

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Why We Tend Our Papers

January 16, 2020
Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe, Vice Chair

Otis Pratt Pearsall on Keeping Accessible Archives   This September, Archive Project Vice-Chair Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe sat down with Otis…

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