- An overview of the origins of Preservation, including the NYC Landmarks Law--considered among the most influential in the nation
- How preserving the best of our city’s past and adapting it for reuse in the 21st century greatly enhances the quality of life for all citizens
- Architectural Styles of the Upper West Side
- Neighborhood Growth from the 1850s to the Present
- The Development of Residential Architecture in NYC
Get answers to all your questions on:
- Living in a Landmark or Historic District
- The Nuts and Bolts of the Landmarks Permit Process
- Permits: When Are They Needed and How Long Does the Process Take?
- Technical Resources
- How to Research a Building
Get to the very heart of the buildings we love:
- Pre-vs. Post-War Construction
- Multi-family housing types on the Upper West Side
- Common Historic Building Materials and Systems
Mosette Broderick is the director of the Urban Design and Architecture Studies Program at New York University and the M.A. in Historical and Sustainable Architecture Program at New York University, London. An architectural historian who is widely published and has won many teaching awards, she is the author of TRIUMVIRATE: McKim, Mead & White: Art, Architecture, Scandal, and Class in America’s Gilded Age (Alfred A. Knopf, 2010). Mosette is now agonizing through a new book on the houses of Fifth Avenue from Washington Square to the Schiff Warburg house.
Kevin Daly is a graduate of Columbia University’s graduate program in Historic Preservation. His professional focus has been on materials conservation and restoration—understanding the way historic building materials work and how they were traditionally put together to promote their beauty and extend their lives. He works with Walter B. Melvin Architects, a New York-based preservation and restoration firm.
Franny Eberhart received an M.S. in Historic Preservation from Columbia University’s School of Architecture, Planning, and Historic Preservation, and went on to serve as the Manager for Public Affairs at the New York Landmarks Conservancy, the Executive Director of the Historic Districts Council, and on numerous boards and committees. She is currently the President of Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts, Vice-Chair of the Historic House Trust, and Adjunct Instructor in New York University’s Department of Art History, teaching Case Studies in Historic Preservation.
Blaire Walsh is a Program Coordinator at the New York Landmarks Conservancy. She primarily works for the Conservancy's revolving loan fund, the NYC Historic Properties Fund, providing project management for building restorations. Blaire has an M.A. from Columbia University, where she focused on preservation planning and architectural conservation.
Kate Wood is President of LANDMARK WEST!, leading efforts to protect the architectural heritage of Manhattan's Upper West Side neighborhood, home to over 3,500 designated landmarks. As an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (from which she holds a joint Master's degree in Historic Preservation and Urban Planning), Kate has taught courses ranging from Preservation Studio to Preservation Planning.
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