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Preservation in New York City: the early 1900s

Preservation in New York City: the early 1900s

October 19, 2005
6:30 PM
The Arsenal

The New York Preservation Archive Project organized a lecture, “Preservation in New York City: the early 1900s,” delivered by Randall Mason. Randall Mason holds a doctorate from Columbia University, where he studied geography, urban planning and history.  Since 2004, he has been Associate Professor of Architecture in the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania.  Prior to this position, he served as assistant professor and Director of Historic Preservation at the University of Maryland’s School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.  From 1998 to 2000, Dr. Mason researched economic and social issues relating to the conservation of cultural heritage as the Senior Project Specialist at the Getty Conservation Institute.  Dr. Mason serves on the board of the New York Preservation Archive Project and is a partner in the nonprofit conservation group Minerva Partners.   He is the co-editor of Giving Preservation a History (Routledge, 2004). 

Location:
The Arsenal
830 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10065
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Above: Dyckman Farmhous Museum c. 1924; Courtesy of Dyckman Farmhouse Museum/New York City Department of Parks & Recreation