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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In Memoriam – Doris Diether

December 5, 2021

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

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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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NYPAP News

December 5, 2021

Inspired by Grassroots Stories Series The Archive Project conducted a series of group oral histories this year with grassroots preservation…

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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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Notes from the Board

December 5, 2021

I come from a long line of rabble-rousers, so it took little convincing for my father to join in my…

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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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Digging Into Our Ever-Expanding Preservation History Database

December 5, 2021

By Rachel Ericksen, 2021 Reisinger Scholar Where does one turn to learn about preservation history that is specific to New…

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