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Riders read their morning newspapers on New York's subway en route to work, on April 1, 1963 after the end of the city's 114-day newspaper strike; Courtesy of AP Photo/Jacob Harris

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Above: Riders read their morning newspapers on New York's subway en route to work, on April 1, 1963 after the end of the city's 114-day newspaper strike; Courtesy of AP Photo/Jacob Harris

NYPAP News

NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project: Digging Into the Story of NYC’s First LGBT Preservation Efforts

October 5, 2018
Brad Vogel, NYPAP Executive Director

In 1994, the first U.S. state was still ten years away from legalizing gay marriage. Open homosexuality still led to…

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Check Out Our Spring/Summer 2018 Newsletter

August 1, 2018

Please enjoy a variety of stories, image and articles in our latest newsletter:

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Archive Project Holds Strategic Planning Retreat

June 28, 2018

On June 28, 2018 our Board of Directors convened at the Melville Gallery of the South Street Seaport Museum for…

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2nd Annual Film Festival: People Preserving Place

April 29, 2018

See Full Festival Schedule Here:      People Preserving Place was a film festival presented by the New York Preservation Archive Project…

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On the Waterfront

April 29, 2018

An instant cinematic hit, On the Waterfront won eight Oscars, including best picture, director, actor, supporting actress (Eva Marie Saint),…

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Archive Project Announces Third Round of Grants from Archival Assistance Fund

November 9, 2017

Article from Fall 2017 Newsletter

The Archive Project recently announced the third set of grants from its Archival Assistance Fund, established to help not-for-profit organizations…

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Searching for Jane

November 8, 2017
By Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe, Vice-Chair
Article from the Fall 2017 Newsletter

Director Matt Tyrnauer’s new film, Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, is breathing new life into the story of preservation…

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Urban Archive Enriches NYC Walking Experience

November 6, 2017
By Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe, Vice-Chair
Article from Fall 2017 Newsletter

A stroll down the streets of New York City is now just an app away from being an immersive experience…

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Thirty-Two

November 1, 2017
By Gina Pollara, Archive Project Board Member & “Accidental Archivist”
Article from Fall 2017 Newsletter

A mere 32 architectural sheets measuring 36-inches by 48-inches: that is the sum total of construction drawings that exist for…

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In Memoriam: Ann Walker Gaffney

October 12, 2017

Article from Fall 2017 Newsletter

Ann Walker Gaffney, commercial graphic designer, artist, and preservationist who was instrumental in turning Brooklyn Heights into a vibrant community…

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