A recent opinion piece in the New York Times targeted historic preservation as an out-of-touch field that negatively impacts communities, as well as a movement that does not support building a more sustainable, environmentally-friendly planet. Alongside the responses of my historic preservation colleagues, I’d like to respectfully disagree with the Times piece, too. [Read more…] about Embedawatts: Historic Preservation’s Inherant Value
Preservation League of NYS
The Preservation League of New York State, the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation have announced that applications are now open for the Preserve New York partnership program.
Preserve New York will have over $270,000 grant funding available in 2020. [Read more…] about $270k In Grants Available From Preserve New York Program
The Preservation League of New York State and their program partners at the New York State Council on the Arts and the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area have announced the recipients of their 2019 Technical Assistance Grants.
During this grant cycle, 11 projects representing 11 different counties have been selected by an independent panel of preservation professionals. A total of $41,912 was awarded. [Read more…] about Preservation League Announces Grant Awardees
The Preservation League of NYS has received a $33,000 grant from the 1772 Foundation. This grant is expected to allow the League, in partnership with Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, to identify and study vacant and underutilized historic buildings along a portion of the NYS Canal System and Empire State Trail that could be sensitively repurposed to provide services for recreational travelers along that corridor.
The survey area will focus on a 90-mile radius around the League’s Albany headquarters, from Utica to Whitehall, all within the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. [Read more…] about Empire Trail Historic Assessment Being Conducted, Utica to Whitehall
The Preservation League of New York State has announced that their Seven to Save Nominations are now open for the 2020-21 program.
Seven to Save has highlighted New York’s threatened historic sites since 1999. Inclusion on this list provides enhanced services from the League to bolster visibility and build support for preservation. Through partnerships with groups and individuals, threats to dozens of at-risk buildings, landscapes, downtowns, and neighborhoods have been reduced, and in many cases, eliminated by the Preservation League’s listing and subsequent actions. [Read more…] about Historic Preservation Seven to Save Nominations Sought
Grants of up to $4,000, with a required 20% match from each applicant, are available to nonprofit groups and municipalities that manage historic sites, museums, arts facilities, and other important institutions that serve an arts or cultural purpose and are open to the public. [Read more…] about Grant Funding Available from the Preservation League
Eight honorees have been selected by a jury of preservation professionals to receive the 2019 Excellence in Historic Preservation Award. They will be honored at the Preservation League of NYS “Excellence in Historic Preservation” awards ceremony, set for Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at 6 pm, at the New York Yacht Club, 37 West 44th Street, New York. [Read more…] about Excellence in Historic Preservation Winners Announced
The Preservation League of New York State, the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation have announced that their annual Preserve New York grant applications are now open.
Launched in 1993 through a partnership between NYSCA and the Preservation League, Preserve New York makes grants for historic structure reports, building condition reports, cultural landscape reports, and cultural resource surveys. Since 2017, The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation has provided additional support for projects in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. [Read more…] about Preserve New York Grants Available
The Preservation League of New York State has selected The New York Botanical Garden to receive an award for Organizational Excellence in Historic Preservation.
The League’s statewide awards program honors notable achievements in retaining, promoting and reusing New York State’s irreplaceable architectural heritage. [Read more…] about NY Botanical Garden Honored for Historic Preservation
The Preservation League of New York State is seeking nominations for its 2017 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards, which recognize significant achievements in historic preservation throughout New York State.
The nominations must be submitted digitally by February 10, 2017. The awards will be presented in May, 2017. [Read more…] about NYS Preservation Awards Nominations Sought