• 2024 Archival Assistance Initiative Grant Application Now Open!

    Applications are now open for the Shelby White & Leon Levy Archival Assistance Grants Initiative to help historic preservation-related not-for-profit organizations and similar institutions identify and maintain their archival resources related to stories of historic preservation. The application deadline has been extended to May 7, 2024.

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Our Story and Mission

The New York Preservation Archive Project is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to documenting, preserving, celebrating, and educating about the history of historic preservation in New York City.

Recognizing the instructive and inspirational importance of this history to the continued health, success and growth of preservation in our City, the Archive Project hopes to bring these stories to light through public programs, oral histories, and providing public access to information. The Archive Project is devoted to celebrating neglected narratives of New York historic preservation using the archives that hold these stories.

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Above: Members of AGBANY protest the demolition of Pennsylvania Station, 1962; Courtesy of David Hirsch
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Application Now Open for 2024 Round of the Shelby White & Leon Levy Archival Assistance Initiative Grants

  The New York Preservation Archive Project is pleased to announce that the application for the 2024 Shelby White & Leon…

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A Model for New York City Sites: Documenting Recent History and Promoting Healing at Drayton Hall

A free lecture by George McDaniel followed by a reception Join us for a public lecture on documenting recent history…

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