Gotham & Its Garbage: A History of the NYC Dept. of Sanitation

The NYC Department of Sanitation & New York University present GOTHAM AND ITS GARBAGE: A HISTORY OF THE NYC DEPARTMENT OF SANITATION A Free Illustrated Lecture, Exhibition Tour and Status Report on the DSNY Museum-in-the-Making by Robin Nagle, Ph.D., DSNY Anthropologist-in-Residence, andHaidy Geismar, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology, NYU To be presented twice: Thursday, January 10 […]

Gotham & Its Garbage: A History of the NYC Dept. of Sanitation

The NYC Department of Sanitation & New York University present GOTHAM AND ITS GARBAGE: A HISTORY OF THE NYC DEPARTMENT OF SANITATION A Free Illustrated Lecture, Exhibition Tour and Status Report on the DSNY Museum-in-the-Making by Robin Nagle, Ph.D., DSNY Anthropologist-in-Residence, andHaidy Geismar, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology, NYU To be presented twice: Thursday, January 10 […]

Best of 2007: Historic Preservation Proven as a Green Practice

At HDC’s Annual Preservation Conference this past March, keynote speaker Donovan Rypkema of PlaceEconomics argued that historic preservation is one of the most effective components of sustainable development. The adaptive reuse of older structures proves overwhelmingly beneficial to local economies and local environments in a variety of ways, from the employment of local workers to […]

First Houses – A Monument of the Past – A Model for the Future?

From the Neighborhood Preservation Center, info@neighborhoodpreservationcenter.org n We hope you can join us Thursday, December 6th for a lecture about the landmarked First Houses presented by real esate attorney Warren Shaw. This event is co-sponsored with The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. First Houses – A Monument of the Past – A Model for […]

Remembering Spanish Camp

Community Panel Presentation-Spanish Camp: Place MattersNovember 29, 20077pm at Spiro Hall, Wagner College A panel discussion about preservation and the meaning of “cultural worth” using Spanish Camp as a model. Moderated by Mark Elliott, Ph.D, award winning Author and Professor of History.Featuring Steve Zeitlin, Ph.d folklorist, commentator NPR, and Director of CityloreJim O’Grady, curator, writer/Center […]

December Events from GVSHP

December Programs from the Greenwich Village Society for Historic PreservationPlease call 212.475.9585 x35 or e-mail rsvp@gvshp.org for reservations. A Village ChristmasA walking tour with Marilyn StultsSaturday, December 1Meet in front of the Washington Square Arch at 2:00pm; Tour ends at 4:00 p.m.$10 GVSHP Members; $15 All Others Advance payment required by Nov. 28th. To pay […]

Unexpected New York – in Green-Wood Cemetery

The Green-wood Historic Fund presents: Unexpected New York87 New York City places you thought you knew.87 surprising but true stories you’ve never heard before. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007 at 1:00 PMThe Historic Chapel @ Green-Wood Cemetery The Green-Wood Historic Fund proudly presents Chester Burger, America’s first on-air television news reporter, former national manager of CBS […]

Carroll Gardens Forum on Landmarking & Zoning, November 19th

Thankfully copied from Pardon Me For Asking I’m going to one of the speakers on the panel. CGNA Landmarking ForumBy Glenn KellyThe Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Association (CGNA) has requested NYC Planning to change the zoning of Carroll Gardens (CG) to protect the brownstone row houses and control the scale of new development.This request was made […]

Learn about Preservation's History!

From Landmark West! RSVP today for A slide lecture by Anthony C. Wood“Preserving New York: Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks” * Monday, December 3, 6:00 pmIn the landmarked Christ & St. Stephen’s Church122 West 69th Street (Columbus & Amsterdam)Reception will follow in a Central Park West Apartment Join author and preservationist Anthony […]

Victorian Society Fall Lectures

METROPOLITAN CHAPTER of THE VICTORIAN SOCIETY IN AMERICA Please Join Us! All lectures are at the Donnell Library Auditorium, 20 W. 53rd St., New York CityAdmission is FREE; no reservations required! Tuesday, November 13, 6 PM Asserting Yourself in Men’s Clothes: Cross-Dressing in the Comedies of Alice Guy Blaché, the First Woman FilmmakerDr. Alison McMahan, […]