Events & News

Delve into the latest events and news from the New York Preservation Archive Project!

Deepen your understanding of preservation history at one of our upcoming events or through our detailed reporting. From celebrating milestone anniversaries to in-depth analysis of significant moments and key figures in preservation history, our programming series includes film screenings, book talks, panel discussions, lectures, walking tours, and more. Our news section provides coverage on the various initiatives at the Archive Project, as well as journalism that develops a greater knowledge of preservation and the importance of archives. All of this material is searchable and includes content from every past Archive Project newsletter. Are you interested in cosponsoring an event? Would you like more information on a news piece? Contact us at

Above: Mayor Robert Wagner conducts the Department of Sanitation Band at the rededication ceremony of Carnegie Hall after threats to its preservation, September 26, 1960; Courtesy of The New York Times

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

Wednesday, April 3, 2024
6:00pm to 8:00pm | The Explorers Club (Clark Room)

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

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Application Now Open for 2024 Round of the Shelby White & Leon Levy Archival Assistance Initiative Grants

March 7, 2024
Katie Heiserman, Jeffe Fellow

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

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2023 Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit

Thursday, December 14, 2023
8:00am - 10:00am | The Players

Join us for a morning of camaraderie as we celebrate continuing efforts across the city to document and share the story of…

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Apply for the 2024 Reisinger Scholarship

January 4, 2024

The New York Preservation Archive Project is seeking a graduate student in historic preservation, public history, archives, or a related…

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2022 Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit

Thursday, December 8, 2022
8:30am - 10:00am | The Players

  **Event will be in-person only, not livestreamed** Or: Arrange via   Checks: New York Preservation Archive Project, 174 E…

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2023 Shelby White & Leon Levy Archival Assistance Initiative Grant Awardees

December 28, 2023

By Emily R. Kahn, Executive Director From the 2023 Newsletter The New York Preservation Archive Project originally presented Archival Assistance…

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A Toast to the Penn Station Picketers: Honoring AGBANY, Peter Samton, Diane (Kirsch) Goldstein, and Fellow Demonstrators

Monday, August 1, 2022
6-8:00pm | Tracks Raw Bar & Grill

Join us on August 1st at Tracks Raw Bar and Grill where the Archive Project will celebrate the efforts of…

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In Memoriam: Joan Kaplan Davidson (1927-2023)

November 30, 2023

By Anthony C. WoodFrom the 2023 Newsletter The death of Joan Kaplan Davidson brought forth a wonderful chorus of tributes…

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