CALL FOR PAPERS & MEDIA MATERIALS – Preserving New York symposium

Call for PapersPreserving New York – Then and NowThe New York Preservation Archive Project is pleased to announce its call for papers for a one day symposium, tentatively titled Preserving New York – Then and Now, to be held in New York City in February 2008. The symposium will focus on issues that have inspired […]

New York Neighborhoods and the Impact of Development

At The Museum of the City of New YorkWednesday • May 23 • 6:30 PM Since Robert Moses’ time, there has been a paradigm shift in the way development takes place in New York City. This panel will address that shift and discuss how present-day developers and public agencies approach such key issues as the […]

NYC home to nation's only high school arts preservation program

From Newsday NYC home to nation’s only high school arts preservation programBy EMILY ZEUGNERAssociated Press Writer April 8, 2007, 12:21 PM EDT NEW YORK — When Cleaster Graves noticed some crumbling mortar around the foundation of her family’s aging Brooklyn brownstone, she turned to an unusual expert for help: her 17-year-old daughter, Corrie Thomas. “She […]

New York City Taxes Higher than Elsewhere

From the Independent Budget Office: This newly issued report, Comparing State and Local Taxes in Large U.S. Cities, updates and expands Taxing Metropolis, an IBO report issued in 2000 that found that local government taxes claimed a substantially greater share of resources in New York City than in other large U.S. cities. Here we extend […]