Landmarks Lion Award Ceremony & Dinner
Honoring Andrew Scott Dolkart
Date : November 19, 2014
Time: 6 PM
Location: India House, 1 Hanover Square, New York, NY 10004
The Historic Districts Council, the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods, will present its annual LANDMARKS LION AWARD on November 19 to Andrew Scott Dolkart, Professor of Historic Preservation and Director of the Historic Preservation Program at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP).
Andrew is widely acknowledged as THE authority on New York City’s historic architecture. Active in the preservation field for more than three decades, he is an advocate, educator, tour guide, consultant, author of more than a dozen books and publications on New York City and contributor to countless Landmarks Preservation Commission designation reports. Through his many decades of service, he has introduced thousands of New Yorkers to their historic built environment, and his work has aided immeasurably to the efforts to preserve and protect the historic character of New York City.
Andrew has won numerous awards for his writing and advocacy. The 2014 Landmarks Lion Award is the first time that he is being honored for the breadth and depth of his contributions to historic preservation.
The award ceremony and benefit dinner will take place on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at 6:00pm, at the India House, 1 Hanover Square, New York, NY 10004. The Landmarks Lion Award is HDC’s major fundraising event and provides critical support for the broad range of educational and outreach programs that are crucial to HDC’s constituency, which includes more than 500 neighborhood organizations. Since its founding in 1971, HDC has been dedicated to preserving the integrity of New York City’s Landmarks Law and to furthering the preservation ethic.
For more information contact HDC at 212-614-9107, [email protected]