2011 Public Programs & Events

* To view the St. Mark's Historic Landmark Fund's 2011 programs and events, click here.

 

Breakfast with the Royal Oak Foundation
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at the Neighborhood Preservation Center
The Neighborhood Preservation Center co-sponsored a breakfast talk with the Royal Oak Foundation discussing “Priorities in Heritage and Conservation: A Transatlantic View”.  It was an enlightening conversation between Bonnie Burnham, President and Chief Executive Officer, World Monuments Fund & Gill Raikes, Director of Fundraising, The National Trust of England, Wales & Northern Ireland. Angela Curmi has written an insightful summary of the talk, available as a pdf. Photo album.

 

 

Preservation Vision Cafe No. 3: Preservation and the Sustainable City
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at the Neighborhood Preservation Center

 

 

 

Peer Roundtable Discussion with Mary Kay Judy
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at the Neighborhood Preservation Center
The Neighborhood Preservation Center hosted a peer roundtable discussion with Mary Kay Judy on the topic of Modern buildings as “movable art” and the implications for the field of preservation. In the Fall 2011 issue of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Forum Journal her findings were published in the article 'Moving Modern': Modern Architecture as 'Movable' Heritage.

 

 

Peer Exchange with University of Utrecht
June 16, 2011 at the Neighborhood Preservation Center
For the second year in a row, geography students from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands visited the Center during their field course in NYC to hear presentations by interns from Landmark West!, the Lower East Side Ecology Center, the New York City Economic Development, and the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development. We look forward to the exchange with the class of 2012! Photo album.

 

The Williamsburg High School of Architecture and Design at the Neighborhood Preservation Center
Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the Neighborhood Preservation Center
On May 12th from 6pm to 8pm, the Neighborhood Preservation Center hosted an evening with the Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design - a unique New York City public high school that has developed its curriculum around an historic preservation core. Students and other WHSAD representative discussed how they are engaging in preservation education. Photo album.

 

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (208 West 13th Street)
Green Guerillas, MKCREATIVE, ioby, bk farmyards, EcoStationNY, and the Neighborhood Preservation Center sponsored an evening of films about community activism, agriculture, and sustainability that informed, inspired, and ignited solutions and possibilities. Photo album.

 

Historic Preservation and the Livable City Book Talk with Eric W. Allison
co-sponsored with Historic Districts Council
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at the Neighborhood Preservation Center
Eric W. Allison discussed the new book he co-authored with Lauren Peters, Historic Preservation and the Livable City, a guide to how historic preservation can enhance the economic and environmental sustainability of cities and towns.The book is also available on Amazon. Photo album.