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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

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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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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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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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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Preservation History in Quotes: Advocating for the Wrong Side of History

May 19, 2017

In a letter to Mayor Robert F. Wagner dated October 11, 1962, Edmund E. Thomas, President of the Real Estate…

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Meet our Jeffe Fellow!

May 15, 2017

Article from the Spring 2017 Newsletter

The Archive Project is pleased to announce Anne Dearth as the 2016-2017 Jeffe Fellow. Anne comes to the Archive Project…

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The Year of the Bard!

May 11, 2017
by Anthony C. Wood, Founder & Chair
Article from the Spring 2017 Newsletter

Do not let the absence of a Hallmark greeting card in your mailbox or the failure of the U.S. Postal…

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Revealing Look at McAneny: New Manuscript on Civic Leader & Preservationist Sheds Light on His Work

May 8, 2017
by Charles Starks, Archive Project Research Fellow
Article from the Spring 2017 Newsletter

In today’s New York City, every development battle seems to pit hardheaded advocates of Robert Moses-style mega-building against local activists…

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Through a Legal Lens

May 4, 2017
by Will Cook, Associate General Counsel at the National Trust for Historic Preservation
Article from the Spring 2017 Newsletter

It’s not often that preservation lawyers have an opportunity to see the forest for the trees. Daily demolition threats, requests…

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In Memoriam: John Belle

May 3, 2017

Article from the Spring 2017 Newsletter

John Belle, a founding partner of Beyer Blinder Belle, an architecture and planning firm that specializes in preservation, restoration, and…

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