19th Annual Preservation Conference: Preservation Now!-Pre-Conference Panel Discussions:“Preservation and Technology”

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Historic Districts Council’s 19th Annual Preservation Conference: Preservation Now!

Pre-Conference Panel Discussions:

Wednesday, February 20th 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.

The merge between technology and preservation has changed how we are able to interpret the past.  This is not only true of the built environment that surrounds us, but of our social and cultural history as well.  Technology has made it possible for us to understand what the political, social and cultural environment surrounding the neighborhoods we walk through every day was once like.

Join the Historic Districts Council for the 19th Annual Preservation Conference: Preservation Now! Pre-Conference Panel Discussions. Our first panel will address the topic of “Preservation and Technology” along with the emergence of current trends, issues and markets within the field.

Panel I.  Preservation and Technology


Anthony Cocciolo is an Assistant Professor at the School of Information and Library Science at Pratt Institute in New York City.

Liz McEnaney is a cultural heritage consultant , co-founder of BLDG BLOK, a start-up that is creating a curated history of New York City, and is an Adjunct Professor in the Historic Preservation Program at Columbia University.

Michelle Young is the founder of Untapped Cities.  She is an author of 100 Ways to Make History, published by the New York Public Library. She holds a masters in urban planning from Columbia University, a B.A. from Harvard in the History of Art & Architecture.

These discussions will be held at the Neighborhood Preservation Center located at 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003Admission is free but an RSVP is required.  This schedule is subject to change.  To RSVP, please email Ashley Shedd at [email protected]


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