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

The New York Preservation Archive Project’s public programming celebrates and analyzes important episodes in preservation history.

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. If you are interested in cosponsoring an event, please contact us.

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

Past Events

Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit – 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018
8:30 a.m. | Yale Club of New York City

  2018 Bard Birthday Breakfast Program:  The Archive Project celebrates the birth of legendary preservationist Albert Bard each year with a breakfast…

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Celebrating Historic Preservation in East New York

Saturday, December 1, 2018
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Preserving East New York and the New York Preservation Archive Project co-hosted a celebration of the historic preservation movement in East…

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Oral History and Preserving Brooklyn’s Neighborhoods

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm | Brooklyn Public Library - Central Library - Brooklyn Collection

On November 14, 2018, Liz Strong, Oral History Program Manager for the New York Preservation Archive Project (NYPAP), led a free…

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Beyond Bricks & Mortar: Rethinking Sites of Cultural History

Monday, October 1, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm | Riverside Church

The New York Preservation Archive Project, Historic Districts Council and the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project co-sponsored the event Beyond Bricks &…

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Glimpses of 1960s NYC

Friday, April 27, 2018
6:00 p.m. tour, 6:30 p.m. films begin | The Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest

The New York Preservation Archive Project teamed up with Carnegie Hill Neighbors to present a screening of La Vie Elegante and…

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At the Corner of 3rd and 3rd

Sunday, April 15, 2018
7:00 p.m. | Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse

The New York Preservation Archive Project, in partnership with the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club, is pleased to have presented a…

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Documentaries: Preservation Advocacy

Friday, April 13, 2018
6:00 p.m. | The J.M. Kaplan Fund

The New York Preservation Archive Project partnered with the J.M. Kaplan Fund to present four documentaries focusing on a range…

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Lost Rondout: A Story of Urban Removal

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
6:30 p.m. | BronxArtSpace

How did urban renewal projects in the middle of the 20th Century impact historic neighborhoods? We may have a sense…

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Neighborhoods: A Study in Contrasts

Friday, April 6, 2018
7:30 p.m. | Maysles Documentary Center

The New York Preservation Archive Project hosted the screening of two films at Maysles Cinema in Harlem in partnership with Maysles Documentary…

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Preservation, She Wrote

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
6:30pm | B Bar and Grill

Insensitive development projects! State historical associations! Murder! The townspeople of Cabot Cove are concerned about a massive development on their…

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