Historic Buildings Under Brooklyn Bridge In Peril From Neglect

Tragically, there currently exists a situation in the Fulton Ferry Landing Historic District which highlights the very real need for more education and awareness of how to care for historic buildings. For several years, community residents have been watching as the three Greek Revival buildings built between 1836-1839 at 11-15 Old Fulton Street have grown […]

Historic Buildings Under Brooklyn Bridge In Peril From Neglect

Tragically, there currently exists a situation in the Fulton Ferry Landing Historic District which highlights the very real need for more education and awareness of how to care for historic buildings. For several years, community residents have been watching as the three Greek Revival buildings built between 1836-1839 at 11-15 Old Fulton Street have grown […]

The Shore Thing: A Practical Seminar on Shoring Methods and Case Studies for Historic Buildings

Attention all architects! This is your chance to learn more about shoring and stabilization of historic buildings directly from experts in the field and earn continuing education credits for your participation! Tuesday September 28, 2010 9:00am-1:00pm Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America 20 West 44th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues New York, NY […]

The Shore Thing: A Practical Seminar on Shoring Methods and Case Studies for Historic Buildings

Attention all architects! This is your chance to learn more about shoring and stabilization of historic buildings directly from experts in the field and earn continuing education credits for your participation! Tuesday September 28, 2010 9:00am-1:00pm Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America 20 West 44th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues New York, NY […]

Calls for a Queens TV/movie trail

The third installment of the Queens Heritage Quest series appears in today’s New York Daily News. This installment includes three stories and a photo gallery. Please click the links below for the stories: Calls for a Queens TV/movie trail Potential “Seinfeld” tour of Queens Borough Hall supports Ghost Sign Trail Photo Gallery: Queens TV/movie Trail For […]

Walking Tours of Staten Island

The Staten Island Museum invites you to attend: The History of Staten Island: Walk Tottenville! Saturday, September 4th, 11:00 a.m. $15/$10 members. A fact filled outing featuring Staten Island’s southern most community. Business and industry, important personalities, architecture, educational endeavors, maritime activities, historic preservation, religious institutions, and more will be featured. Discover this special area […]

Walking Tours of Staten Island

The Staten Island Museum invites you to attend: The History of Staten Island: Walk Tottenville! Saturday, September 4th, 11:00 a.m. $15/$10 members. A fact filled outing featuring Staten Island’s southern most community. Business and industry, important personalities, architecture, educational endeavors, maritime activities, historic preservation, religious institutions, and more will be featured. Discover this special area […]

Monday Morning Coffee Talks Return – Learn About Architectural Plans

Monday, September 13: Reading, Understanding and Presenting Architectural Drawings with Laura Heim, architect and president of the American Institute of Architects, Queens Chapter 8:30am, Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, Manhattan  Proposing alterations and new construction in historic neighborhoods is a complex process which has to account for a variety of concerns. To reach […]

Monday Morning Coffee Talks Return – Learn About Architectural Plans

Monday, September 13: Reading, Understanding and Presenting Architectural Drawings with Laura Heim, architect and president of the American Institute of Architects, Queens Chapter 8:30am, Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, Manhattan  Proposing alterations and new construction in historic neighborhoods is a complex process which has to account for a variety of concerns. To reach […]

Coney Island News & Weekend Walking Tour

Coney Op-Ed in the Wall Street Journal Coney Island historian Michael Immerso published an op-ed last Thursday.  In it, he explains the significance of New York State’s determination of eligibility awarded to the Coney Island Historic District and discusses the importance of preserving and reusing Coney Island’s historic structures in order to redevelop the area […]