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 info@nypap.org

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

2021 Bard Birthday Breakfast Benefit

Thursday, December 16, 2021
8:30 - 10:00 am (8-8:30 mingling) | 8 E 69th Street

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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Saving 227 Duffield Street A Symbol of Freedom

July 12, 2021

By Pamela Wong The years-long fight to save 277 Duffield Street, a 19th-century row house that embodies Brooklyn’s anti-slavery movement,…

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Inspired by Grassroots Stories: Community Architectural Advocacy

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
6:30pm |

Our latest series, Inspired by Grassroots Stories: Community Architectural Advocacy, returns this Wednesday with the preservation organization, Preserving East New…

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Preservation as “The Magical Intersection”

July 12, 2021

By Lisa Ackerman, Chair This is the first newsletter to be issued since the Archive Project’s chairmanship transitioned from Anthony…

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Inspired by Grassroots Stories: Community Architectural Advocacy

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
6:30pm |

Our newest series, Inspired by Grassroots Stories: Community Architectural Advocacy, continues with the Mount Morris Community Improvement Association (MMPCIA). Moderating…

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IT’S A HELLUVA FUND
Archives Help Reveal The J.M. Kaplan Fund, a Force in Preservation

July 12, 2021

By Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe, Vice-Chair The recent publication of It’s a Helluva Town: Joan K. Davidson, the J.M. Kaplan Fund,…

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Inspired by Grassroots Stories: Community Architectural Advocacy

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
6:30pm |

Join us for the second installment in our new series, Inspired by Grassroots Stories: Community Architectural Advocacy. Kelly Carroll, preservation…

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Our 2021 Jeffe Fellow
Jeanette Lazo

July 12, 2021

By Jeanette Lazo, Jeffe Fellow I have lived here in the Empire State my entire life. I graduated from St….

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