Cornell Announces 2nd Summer Institute, Preservation: Sustainability 2

Cornell University’s Historic Preservation Planning Program is pleased to announce its… Second Summer Institute, called Preservation: Sustainability 2. May 26 and May 27, 2009 in New York City Co-Sponsored by Cornell’s Department of Landscape Architecture www.preservation-shortcourse.org Who should attend?  These courses are open to design professionals in private practice, government and non-profit agencies, and students […]

Cornell Announces 2nd Summer Institute, Preservation: Sustainability 2

Cornell University’s Historic Preservation Planning Program is pleased to announce its… Second Summer Institute, called Preservation: Sustainability 2. May 26 and May 27, 2009 in New York City Co-Sponsored by Cornell’s Department of Landscape Architecture www.preservation-shortcourse.org Who should attend?  These courses are open to design professionals in private practice, government and non-profit agencies, and students […]

Coming up! 20th Annual Mount Morris Park Historic House Tour

Celebrating the 20th Annual Mount Morris Park Historic House Tour Sunday, June 14, 2009, from 11 AM — 4 PM On Sunday, June 14, 12 Central Harlem brownstones, apartments and churches will open their doors and share their stories during Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association’s 20th Annual Historic Neighborhood House Tour. This year’s theme […]

Coming up! 20th Annual Mount Morris Park Historic House Tour

Celebrating the 20th Annual Mount Morris Park Historic House Tour Sunday, June 14, 2009, from 11 AM — 4 PM On Sunday, June 14, 12 Central Harlem brownstones, apartments and churches will open their doors and share their stories during Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association’s 20th Annual Historic Neighborhood House Tour. This year’s theme […]

Connecting Islands and Generations: The Queensboro Bridge at 100

(Roosevelt Island, NY, May 12, 2009) – Life in the shadow of the Queensboro Bridge has inspired artists of Roosevelt Island, Queens and Manhattan for many years. An exhibition of contemporary photos, paintings, drawings, constructions and sculptures literally offers new perspectives of the bridge, in a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Queensboro Bridge. […]

Connecting Islands and Generations: The Queensboro Bridge at 100

(Roosevelt Island, NY, May 12, 2009) – Life in the shadow of the Queensboro Bridge has inspired artists of Roosevelt Island, Queens and Manhattan for many years. An exhibition of contemporary photos, paintings, drawings, constructions and sculptures literally offers new perspectives of the bridge, in a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Queensboro Bridge. […]

Marx Brothers Place Still Needs Your Help!

From the 93rd Street Beautification Association: Please cut & paste & send the following to: comments@lpc.nyc.gov (with a copy to: 93rdst.beautification@gmail.com). The Honorable Robert B. Tierney Chairman, NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission One Centre Street, 9th Floor New York, NY 10007 Dear Chairman Tierney, Thank you for touring historic East 93rd Street and agreeing to take […]

Marx Brothers Place Still Needs Your Help!

From the 93rd Street Beautification Association: Please cut & paste & send the following to: comments@lpc.nyc.gov (with a copy to: 93rdst.beautification@gmail.com). The Honorable Robert B. Tierney Chairman, NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission One Centre Street, 9th Floor New York, NY 10007 Dear Chairman Tierney, Thank you for touring historic East 93rd Street and agreeing to take […]

Rooftop Addition Work Resumed on proposed landmark Hopper Gibbons Abolitionist House

From Fern Luskin & Julie Finch May 7, 2009, 10:50am Ironically, at the very moment the Historic Districts Council is honoring the Friends of the Hopper-Gibbons Underground Railroad Site and Lamartine Place Historic District for their grassroots preservation campaign (tonight at 6 p.m.),*the current owners of the Hopper-Gibbons house at no. 339 W. 29th St. […]

Upcoming Events from the Victorian Society

Last Lecture of Season on May 12 The final lecture in our spring series will be “A Nest for Dreaming, a Shelter for Imagining: The Art, History and Architecture of F. Holland Day” on Tuesday, May 12 at 6 p.m. at the New York New Church, 114 East 35th Street, between Park and Lexington Avenues. […]