Learn about Preservation's History at Green-Wood Cemetery
Preserving New York at the historic chapel at Green-Wood Cemetery
Saturday, January 12, 2008 at 1:00 P.M.
“‘Tony is something of a conscience for the preservation community,” said Roberta Brandes Gratz, who founded the Eldridge Street Project and sits on the Landmarks Preservation Commission. “He really understands what is right, what is wrong, what is missing, what is there.'” To read more about Anthony C. Wood’s book, Preserving New York: Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks, read this article from The New York Times City Room Blog.
As part of the New York Times Arts & Leisure Weekend, The Green-Wood Historic Fund and the New York Preservation Archive Project are pleased to present a conversation with Anthony C. Wood, author of the new book Preserving New York: Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks. Moderated by Joseph Bresnan, FAIA, and former executive director of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission.
Admission is free but space is limited (suggested $5 donation at the door). Call for reservations 718.768.7300.
A national historic landmark—Green-Wood Cemetery’s main entrance is located at 500 25th Street (on 5th Avenue) in Brooklyn. Via subway, take the R to the 25th Street station. For more info, call 718.768.7300 or visit Green-Wood on-line at www.greenwoodcemetery.org