Education

Learn how to Care for Landmark Properties and Gardnes

The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation Presents: Getting it Right: From Historic Properties to Urban LandscapesSponsored by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Janet Younkman and Jason Auerbach, Private Mortgage Bankers An enlightening series on Wednesday evenings sharing successful strategies for renovation, restoration, and gardening in New York’s historic neighborhoods, featuring prominent keynote speakers, and panels […]

Preservation Seminars for Real Estate Professionals

LANDMARK WEST! invites you to attend a series of day-long seminars designed for real estate brokers, planners, residential and commercial building owners and neighbors. A Preservation PrimerMonday, October 15, 2007 The Evolution of Architecture and Living Styles in ManhattanMonday, November 12, 2007 Green Building and Historic PreservationMonday, December 10, 2007 Each seminar is NYS- approved […]

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Free Workshop

Manhattan Borough President Scott M. StringerpresentsUSING NEWSPAPER ARCHIVESTO RESEARCH NEW YORK CITY HISTORYA Free Public WorkshopSaturday, September 29 10:00a to 2:00pThe Municipal Building (Near City Hall)Hosted by theOffice of the Manhattan Borough Historian An historical newspaper archive can be a source of incomparable information, but to the uninitiatedresearcher it can be a source of bewilderment […]

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Symposium: New Audiences for Old Houses: September 28, 2007

NEW AUDIENCES FOR OLD HOUSES: BUILDING A FUTURE WITH THE PASTSeptember 28, 20078:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Boston Athenaeum, 10 1/2 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108 The Nichols House Museum, in partnership with the Art History Department and Preservation Studies Program of Boston University and The Boston Athenaeum, invite you to attend a symposium […]

Preserving New York – Then & Now; Symposium February 16, 2008

SAVE THE DATE! The New York Preservation Archive Project and the Museum of the City of New York announce the symposium Preserving New York – Then and Now, to be held onSaturday, February 16, 2008 at the Museum of the City of New York. Call for PapersThe New York Preservation Archive Project is pleased to […]

CALL FOR PAPERS & MEDIA MATERIALS – Preserving New York symposium

Call for PapersPreserving New York – Then and NowThe New York Preservation Archive Project is pleased to announce its call for papers for a one day symposium, tentatively titled Preserving New York – Then and Now, to be held in New York City in February 2008. The symposium will focus on issues that have inspired […]

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New York Neighborhoods and the Impact of Development

At The Museum of the City of New YorkWednesday • May 23 • 6:30 PM Since Robert Moses’ time, there has been a paradigm shift in the way development takes place in New York City. This panel will address that shift and discuss how present-day developers and public agencies approach such key issues as the […]

NYC home to nation’s only high school arts preservation program

From Newsday NYC home to nation’s only high school arts preservation programBy EMILY ZEUGNERAssociated Press Writer April 8, 2007, 12:21 PM EDT NEW YORK — When Cleaster Graves noticed some crumbling mortar around the foundation of her family’s aging Brooklyn brownstone, she turned to an unusual expert for help: her 17-year-old daughter, Corrie Thomas. “She […]

New York City Taxes Higher than Elsewhere

From the Independent Budget Office: This newly issued report, Comparing State and Local Taxes in Large U.S. Cities, updates and expands Taxing Metropolis, an IBO report issued in 2000 that found that local government taxes claimed a substantially greater share of resources in New York City than in other large U.S. cities. Here we extend […]

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