• BARD BREAKFAST 2021! Join us for our 19th annual Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit! Click on the image for tickets, sponsorship, and details. We look forward to seeing you on December 16th, 2021.


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The New York Preservation Archive Project is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to documenting, preserving, and celebrating 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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In Memoriam – Doris Diether

By Alison Greenberg I, like the Archive Project team, was deeply saddened by the death of preservationist Doris Diether on…

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2021 Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit

Join the New York Preservation Archive Project as we continue a favorite preservation tradition with our 17th annual breakfast benefit honoring the birthday of storied New York City preservationist, who made New York City’s Landmarks Law possible.

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