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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2019 Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit

December 13, 2019

Join us in honoring an awardee who embodies the preservation and curation of archives. This year we present our 2019 Preservation Award to…

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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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Saving a Preservationist’s Legacy: Jack Taylor’s Papers

June 6, 2019
Josie Naron, Jeffe Fellow

Jack Taylor’s legacy as a preservationist is a sterling one in New York, and for good reason. Behind both successful…

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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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Past as Precedent, Present as Future

June 6, 2019
Anthony C. Wood, Archive Project Founder & Chair

Today’s preservationists have their hands full. If they are not fighting to get a building designated, they are battling a…

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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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How APT Saved its Archives: An Inspiring Model for Preservation Institutions

June 6, 2019
Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe, Vice-Chair of the Archive Project

Despite the frequent tales of crushing losses or dramatic rescues often related to preservation archives, there are many success stories….

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