EVENT: Reusing Ruins, 10/17/2006

Reusing Ruins: Preserving New York’s Industrial Heritage Tuesday, October 17, 20066:30 – 8:00 p.m.Urban Center, 457 Madison Ave. A program of the Municipal Art Society/Urban Center Books Panelists will consider cultural heritage, adaptive reuse, historic preservation, community involvement and design as they relate to former industrial and infrastructure sites in New York, including the High […]

EVENT: Lecture on the impact of the 1939/1940 World's Fair

THE 1939/1940 NEW YORK WORLD’S FAIRA Forecast of the Future in Architecture and Design The Queens Historical Society will present a slide-illustrated talk entitled The 1939/1940 New York World’s Fair: A Forecast of the Future in Architecture and Design on Sunday, October 15th at 2:30 p.m. The talk will take place at the society’s Flushing […]

ALERT: Automat Hearing at Landmarks, 10/17

For those of you who attended the June 27, 2006 landmarks hearing for the former H&H Automat at 2710 Broadway (at West 104th Street), we have some good news. It was so much fun that we get to do it again on October 17 (time to be announced). Our email’s tone is lighthearted, but we […]

ALERT:Dumbo hosts European Light Design Exhibits

DNA’s extensive community outreach for the historic preservation of our neighborhood has brought DUMBO to the attention of ELDA (European Lighting Design Association). After hearing their proposal in June to bring dramatic lighting to our architectural treasures, we would like to share this opportunity with you. ELDA – a member of which is a DUMBO […]

NEWS: Domino Sugar Hits the mainstream media

Where Sugar Once Ruled, a Face-Off Over the FutureNew York Times – United States…Last month, the Waterfront Preservation Alliance of Greenpoint and Williamsburg formally asked the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission to consider the building as a Landmark

NEWS: Friday Round-up: St. Savior's, Waterfront Hotel & Tribeca's Elevators

St. Savior’s Becomes Community FlashpointQueens Chronicle – Rego Park,NY,USA…a consortium of community leaders and elected officials—including Holden and Gallagher—requested that the Landmarks Preservation Commission designate the …Keller Hotel calendaredThe Villager – New York,NY,USA…Berman, director of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, reported that on Tuesday the Landmarks Preservation Commission finally calendared …The pull of […]