From Anatolia to American: Historic Preservation in Turkey and Comparisons with New York City

Historic Preservation LectureIn partnership with the Pratt Institute’s Graduate Program in Historic Preservation Presented by Ege YildirimWednesday, June 27; 6:30pmFreeNeighborhood Preservation Center232 East 11th Street Pratt Institute’s Fulbright Visiting Researcher for Urban Preservation, Ege Yildirim, will discuss her experience with the historic preservation movement in Turkey with regard to its changing political and social climate, […]

Terra Cotta Today!

Terra Cotta Today: An Historic Material and its Contemporary Use: Modern Applications at the CNOOC Corporate Headquarters Building, Beijing, ChinaWednesday, 06/06/2007, 6:00–8:00pm (RSVP) Terra Cotta Today: Modern Applications at the CNOOC Corporate Headquarters Building, Beijing, China Terra Cotta: Historic Material and Contemporary Use Louis Sullivan provides a springboard for thinking about terra cotta in modern […]

2007 International Conference on Social Theory, Politics & the Arts – Call for Papers

From: Professor Ruth Ann Stewart, ruth.ann.stewart@nyu.eduRobert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service,New York University Kindly post the attached announcement for a cultural policy conference being held at NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service October 11-13, 2007. As you will note, historic preservation is one of the important topics that will be the focus of […]

1st Annual Harlem Anti-Gentrification Conference

The Historic Community of Harlem under Attack: Fight Back and ResistanceForging Alliances and Building Principle UnityIn Memory of Afro Dominican Political Activist Fior Cruz June 1st & June 2nd 2007St. Ambrose Church @ 9 West 130th Street(Between Fifth and Lenox Avenues) CONFERENCE AGENDA June 1, 2007: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM Opening Plenary: “Race, Class […]

International Landmscape Design Lectures at Columbia

Columbia University’s Master of Science in Landscape Design and Garden Design magazine invite you to attend two evenings of talks in June and July about international landscape design with noted landscape architects and writers. June 11 at 6:30 p.m.“The Brazilian Gardens of Burle Marx” with Raymond Jungles“South Africa at the Lengau Lodge” with Sasha Tarnopolsky’s […]

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 […]

Congress for New Urbanism Hits New York

CNU New York, the newest chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism, will hold its first public event on Wednesday April 25th at the Municipal Art Society. The President of the CNU, John Norquist, will speak with Hilary Ballon, the Curator of the much talked-about museum exhibition Robert Moses and the Modern City: the […]

Taking To The Streets: Grassroots Roots Activism After Jane Jacobs

“In the Footsteps of Jane Jacobs”Thursday, March 16:30pmParish Hall, St. Marks Church in-the-Bowery,131 East 10th Street at Second AvenueRSVP: 212 614-9107, lbelfer@hdc.org Is the golden age of activism gone? What does it take to motivate the masses in 21st-century New York? Some of New York City’s most ambitious grassroots organizers discuss their currents efforts in […]

Upcoming Programs from GVSHP

Spring Programs from the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation212.475.9585, www.gvshp.org In the Footsteps of Jane JacobsSt. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery Parish Hall131 East 10th Street at 2nd Avenue Thursday, March 16:30-8:00 p.m.Free.Reservations: (212) 614-9107 or email lbelfer@hdc.org Over 45 years after she successfully combated Robert Moses and his plan to build a massive thoroughfare through Washington […]

SAHS Lecture on Central European House Building

SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIANS, New York Metropolitan ChapterPresents a lecture co-sponsored byHungarian Cultural Center, New York “Style, Tradition, Ambition: Aspects of Country House Building in Hungary and Central Europe”by József SisaHead, Modern Art Section, Research Institute for Art History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Tuesday February 20, 20076:30 pmHungarian Cultural Center447 Broadway, 5th FloorNew York City […]