Landmarks Lion Award 2008

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THIS YEAR'S HONOREE, WALTER MELVIN!

Thanks to everyone who attended this year’s Landmarks Lion Award ceremony on
October 29, 2008. The event, held at Bridgewaters in the South Street Seaport Historic District, was a smashing success, with over 250 in attendance!

Walter B. Melvin's firm has helped to preserve more than 1,000 buildings throughout the five boroughs. He is known for his work on important institutional and civic buildings such as The Frick Collection, The Cloisters, The Jewish Museum, General Theological Seminary, Grace Church and the New York Public Library's famous Lions - Patience and Fortitude.

 

 

from left to right:
Lion honoree, Walter B. Melvin with HDC executive director, Simeon Bankoff, and HDC board member, Susan Tunick

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
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