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

2016 Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
8:30-10:00 a.m. | The Yale Club

Few New Yorkers have contributed more to the cause of preserving preservation’s own history than architect and author Robert A.M….

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Our Guide to Oral Histories is Published!

November 1, 2016

The Archive Project has created a manual to help introduce the field of historic preservation to the value of conducting…

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Preserving Your Personal Papers Workshop

Thursday, December 1, 2016
6:30 p.m. | Brooklyn Historical Society

The Archive Project teamed up with the Brooklyn Historical Society to offer a workshop on preserving your personal papers. Society…

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Diversity Project Expanding!

October 25, 2016

Article from the Fall 2016 Newsletter

The New York Preservation Archive Project is pleased to announce the expansion of the oral history project Saving Preservation Stories:…

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New York’s Forgotten Master Planner: Rediscovering the Legacy of George McAneny

Thursday, October 20, 2016
6:30 p.m. | Federal Hall

New York’s Forgotten Master Planner: Rediscovering the Legacy of George McAneny is the first in our “Unsung Heroes” lecture series focusing…

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The Surprises & Rewards of Archival Research

October 25, 2016
by Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe, Vice-Chair
Article from the Fall 2016 Newsletter

For years, in a variety of ways, I have used the Chairman’s Column to promote the idea that advancing the…

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Preservation She Wrote

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
6:30-8:00 p.m. | Professor Thom's

Insensitive development projects! State historical associations! Eighteenth-century skeletons! Murder! America’s favorite amateur detective Jessica Fletcher takes on a mystery involving…

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Announcing the Jeffe Fellowship

October 25, 2016

Article from the Fall 2016 Newsletter

Due to special grant funding from the Robert A. & Elizabeth R. Jeffe Foundation, the New York Preservation Archive Project…

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