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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2017 Archival Assistance Fund Application Now Available!

May 31, 2017

The New York Preservation Archive Project is excited to announce that the application form for the 2017 round of grants…

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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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Notes from the Board: John T. Reddick

May 22, 2017
by John T. Reddick, Board Member
Article from the Spring 2017 Newsletter

I was fortunate to grow up in the 1950s and ’60s in what still remains one of America’s unique and…

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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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Preservation History in Quotes: Advocating for the Wrong Side of History

May 19, 2017

In a letter to Mayor Robert F. Wagner dated October 11, 1962, Edmund E. Thomas, President of the Real Estate…

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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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Meet our Jeffe Fellow!

May 15, 2017

Article from the Spring 2017 Newsletter

The Archive Project is pleased to announce Anne Dearth as the 2016-2017 Jeffe Fellow. Anne comes to the Archive Project…

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