PLSI Award Ceremony May 3rd

The Preservation League of Staten Island invites you to attend:

The 2008 Historic Preservation Awards Luncheon
Christ Church, 76 Franklin Avenue, New Brighton
Saturday, May 3, 2008, 1:00 PM
Cost: $35 includes Awards Program and Lunch

For 23 years the Preservation League of Staten Island has been recognizing the outstanding work of building owners and others, who value the preservation of Staten Island’s historic buildings. For 2008 the list of awardees includes seven house-owners, three stewardship awards (for exemplary maintenance), four public buildings, and two individuals. Senator Diane Savino will be recognized with a “Friend in High Places” award for her support and encouragement of historic preservation on Staten Island, while Architect David Carnivale will receive the “Marty Pearsall Award,” the League’s highest honor, for his many years of advocating for the historic built environment on Staten Island.

In addition, the following individuals and organizations will receive awards:
Edwin Calderon; Tricia Ryan; William Whelan; Leonard Librizzi and Kathy Venezia; Steve Modica; William Robertson; Robert Swickert; Susan Fowler and Victor Stanwick; Alice Diamond; and George and Patricia Bramwell; Conference House Park Visitor’s Center–New York Parks Department, Joseph Ferlazzo; Lou Caravone Building, Sea View Hospital, Community Board #2, Debra Derrico; and Colony Hall, Sea View Hospital, Angelo Mascia.

In addition to building owners, the awards honor architects, contractors and consultants who have participated in preservation. Types of preservation work recognized by the awards include restoration of historic details, such as the removal of inappropriate materials, siding restoration, installation of window and door frames, and use of historically appropriate paint colors.
Tickets to the Preservation League of Staten Island Awards Luncheon are available on-line for $35 each at or by calling 718/980-1551. Write to us at

Please join us for Hills to Harbor: The 2008 House Tour of New Brighton and Snug Harbor East on Sunday, May 18, 2008, 1 PM. Sign up at Christ Church, 76 Franklin Avenue. $25/$20 if paid before May 15th at

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