Archaeology

Archaeological Finds At New Amsterdam Market

A NINETEENTH CENTURY DINNER SETTING ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDS AT NEW AMSTERDAM MARKET Sunday, November 13, 11am – 5pm New Amsterdam Market South Street between Beekman Street & Peck Slip The recent street reconstructions all around the East River Market District have resulted in some very exciting finds that will be placed on view at the market [...]

Walking Tour of a Vanished Village

Please join LANDMARK WEST! and friends for Reconstructing Seneca Village: “Manhattan’s First Significant African American Community”A Walking Tour with Cynthia Copeland, Nan Rothschild and Diana WallWednesday, July 25, 2007 (rain or shine)6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Meet at 6pm sharp at the Mariner’s Gate, southside of 85th Street and Central Park West. There will be [...]

Archaeological Findings Aid St. Saviour’s Campaign

Possible Human Remains Reignite Church Debate by Colin Gustafson , Assistant Editor, Queens Chronicle A civic group fighting to preserve a historic church claimed Monday that it had found archaeological evidence suggesting that the city erred in denying landmark status to the property. But city officials said the findings have no bearing on their decision.According [...]

In-depth Article on the City Hall Park Archaeological Excavation

This is a very good, in-depth (sorry!) article on the City Hall Park Excavation. And no, I’m not biased just because my father co-wrote it. The City Hall Park ProjectFebruary 12, 2007by H. Arthur Bankoff and Alyssa Loorya The eighteenth century was crucial to the development of New York. At its beginning, New York was [...]

SHPO & LPC Agree on Archaeological Potential for St. Saviour’s

From the JUNIPER PARK CIVIC ASSOCIATION (info@junipercivic.com) LPC & SHPO AGREE: ST. SAVIOUR’S HAS HIGH ARCHAEOLOGICAL POTENTIAL (February 12, 2007) In two shocking revelations, both the NYS Office of Historic Preservation and the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) have admitted that the St. Saviour’s site contains the potential for recovery of archaeologically significant materials, including [...]

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