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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

NYPAP PRESENTS: The 2019 Preservation Film Festival!

March 18, 2019

It’s here, it’s here! Welcome to the third annual Preservation Film Festival, presented by the New York Preservation Archive Project….

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2019 Preservation Film Festival Schedule Launch

March 15, 2019

Tune in here on Monday, March 18 for the full release of our third annual Preservation Film Festival! We hope…

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Notes from the Board: Paul Onyx Lozito

February 5, 2019
Paul Onyx Lozito, NYPAP Board Member

I grew up surrounded by physical and cultural landmarks. I was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey at a hospital…

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Art Imitates Life: A Review of The Pattern at Pendarvis

February 5, 2019
Anthony C. Wood, Archive Project Founder & Chair

It must be a sign of something that once again preservation has made its way to the New York stage….

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Love & Preservation, Perfectly Entwined: Pennsylvania Station by Patrick E. Horrigan

February 5, 2019
Matthew Owen Coody, Archive Project Board Member

Like the tale of McKim, Mead & White’s legendary station itself, Patrick E. Horrigan’s new novel Pennsylvania Station is a…

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In Memoriam: Tom Wolfe

February 1, 2019
Contributed by Kate Wood. As Executive Director of LANDMARK WEST! from 2001 to 2012, Wood shared Tom Wolfe’s zeal and commitment to preserving 2 Columbus Circle and the integrity of New York City’s landmarks process.

Since author Tom Wolfe passed away on May 14, 2018, preservationists have been reminded of, or in some cases discovered…

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In Memoriam: Bob Silman

February 1, 2019
Contributed by Kent Diebolt, founding partner of Vertical Access and former Archive Project board member.

Bob Silman and I met in late 1995, just as I was beginning to find my way into the New…

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Extra, Extra: Read the Fall/Winter 2018 Newsletter

January 16, 2019

It’s here! Enjoy articles, NYPAP updates, and information on events in our Fall/Winter 2018 newsletter:

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Lost-But For My Own Files: The Importance of Paper Hoarders, Dumpster Divers, and Archivists

January 16, 2019
Anthony W. Robins, Archive Project Board Member

Anybody who conducts research on New York City buildings knows what a rich body of material is available—thanks to the…

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Oral History and Preserving Brooklyn’s Neighborhoods

November 14, 2018

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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