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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

“It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over” Preserving Your Preservation Legacy

December 31, 2020

By Anthony C. Wood, Archive Project Founder & Chair If you accept that you will die (hopefully no time soon)…

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2020 Bard Breakfast to Honor Kay Ciganovic – Friends of George McAneny Founder to Receive Preservation Award

December 31, 2020

The Archive Project’s seventeenth annual Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit steps boldly into the virtual realm, a first for the beloved…

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Finding Joy -and More- In Our Preservation History Database

December 31, 2020

By Peter Sohmer, Reisinger Scholar Where can one find detailed information on preservation battles that range from the successful, like…

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In Memoriam

December 31, 2020

Architect Charles A. Platt, founding partner of Platt Byard Dovell White Architects LLP died on August 18, 2020. He served…

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NYPAP News

December 31, 2020

The Archive Project has received a grant from the Peggy N. & Roger G. Gerry Charitable Trust that facilitates a…

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In Memoriam

December 31, 2020

Longtime preservation activist, writer, historian and genealogist Mary Ann DiNapoli, a champion of recognizing and landmarking remnants of Little Syria…

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COLLECTING THE NOW: EFFORTS CAPTURING 2020 INSPIRE PRESERVATIONISTS

December 10, 2020
Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe

BY ELIZABETH ROHN JEFFE, VICE CHAIR   Preservation history takes two forms. On the one hand, it may center on…

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Preservation, Pestilence, and Uncertain Times

August 17, 2020

By Anthony C. Wood, Archive Project Founder & Chair In times of great upheaval, solace can come from those things…

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Notes from the Board

August 17, 2020

Michael Ryan Michael Ryan | Courtesy of Michael Ryan Although I began my professional life fresh with a Ph.D. in…

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2019 Bard Breakfast Honors Otis Pratt Pearsall

August 17, 2020

Speaker Priscilla Hancock Cooper Highlights Preservation of Civil Rights Sites Otis Pratt Pearsall receives the Archive Project’s 2019 Preservation Award…

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