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 […]

Preservationists Respond to Koolhaas/Ouroussoff

Reading Nicolai Ouroussoff ‘s recent  review of Rem Koolhaas’s exhibit in The New York Times (“ An Architect’s Fear That Preservation Distorts”, NYT, 5/23/11), this preservation architect is struck by the ability of one well-meaning but clueless critic to so totally distort the reality of preservation activity in New York City. Ouroussoff implies that the […]

Call for enteries for “Preservation” Exhibit

Theater for the New City; Carolyn Ratcliffe, Curator Request for submissions of new works of sculpture, paintings, photography, and installations are now being solicited for our upcoming show:“Preservation” Artists are encouraged to think along the lines of what they would like to “Preserve” be it the environment, climate, neighborhood, gardens, and/or architecture. Submissions are due […]

Gotham & Its Garbage: A History of the NYC Dept. of Sanitation

The NYC Department of Sanitation & New York University present GOTHAM AND ITS GARBAGE: A HISTORY OF THE NYC DEPARTMENT OF SANITATION A Free Illustrated Lecture, Exhibition Tour and Status Report on the DSNY Museum-in-the-Making by Robin Nagle, Ph.D., DSNY Anthropologist-in-Residence, andHaidy Geismar, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology, NYU To be presented twice: Thursday, January 10 […]

Fall Events for Modern Architecture Enthusasists

DOCOMOMO New York/Tri-State presents its second fall event: Gallery Tour: “Lost Vanguard, Soviet Modernist Architecture, 1922–1932”Saturday October 20, 2:30 pm, MoMA DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State has organized a gallery tour of “Lost Vanguard, Soviet Modernist Architecture, 1922–1932.” Richard Pare, whose photographs comprise the exhibition will lead the tour. The exhibition features 80 of Pare’s photographs […]

Virtual Reconstruction of Germany’s Lost Synagogues

SYNAGOGUES IN GERMANY: A VIRTUAL RECONSTRUCTION During the Nazi era, over 1,400 synagogues were destroyed. Through a student initiative at the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, several synagogues have been virtually recreated using computer aided design, revealing a rich and diverse architectural history. Manfred Koob and Marc Grellert (Darmstadt University of Technology) and Carol Herselle […]

Learn about Victorian Art

METROPOLITAN CHAPTER of THE VICTORIAN SOCIETY IN AMERICA LECTURETuesday, October 9, 6 PMTrue to Nature: Thomas Cole and Asher B. Durand in the 1840s Dr. Teresa A. Carbone, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art, Brooklyn Museum and author of the catalog “American Paintings in the Brooklyn Museum: Artists Born by 1876” The confluence of […]

Albert Ledner: Buildings for the National Maritime Union

DOCOMOMO New York/Tri-State sponsored lecture Tuesday, September 25, 6:30pm Knoll, Inc.76 Ninth Avenue, 11th floor (W. 15th) Between 1954 and 1967 Albert C. Ledner, AIA, designed 14 projects for the National Maritime Union. Four were built in New York; all are expressive mid-century modern. In 2003 the dormitory building was reborn as the signature Maritime […]

New Place Marking Signs in the Lower East Side

Dear Friends, We’re happy to announce the installation of our new “place marking” signs. Print out our map, take the F train to the Lower East Side, and take a look! Your Guide to the Lower East Side includes 28 new signs at six sidewalk locations that celebrate people, places, and community life on the […]

Fall Events At the Merchant’s House Museum

From Merchant’s House Museum29 East Fourth StreetNew York, NY 10003212-777-1089www.merchantshouse.orgSaturday, September 15, 1:30 & 3 p.m.“Where Pinkies Find Their Purpose”: Afternoon Tea & TourStep back in time to enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in a true historic setting. You’ll learn about the golden age of tea drinking and indulge in dainty tea sandwiches, real Scottish […]

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