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 Janet Parks with a 2017 Preservation Award for 36 years of archival stewardship as Curator of Drawings…

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Our Work is Featured in Oral History Journal!

September 20, 2017

The Archive Project’s oral history work is featured in the Oral History Review! Published by the Oral History Association, the Oral…

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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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New Thesis Explores Preservation of Recent Past

August 11, 2017

Just published! This new thesis, written in a journalistic, creative nonfiction style, explores how New York City treats modern architecture…

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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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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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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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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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