Upcoming Programs/Events

APTNE Networking Event with Sane Energy Project

Tuesday, May 1st (6 - 8pm)
Neighborhood Preservation Center (232 East 11th Street)
All are welcome, $10 to attend
Registration required; space is limited

Join us, along with the Association for Preservation Technology - Northeast Chapter, in socializing with your fellow preservationists, learning about the work of APTNE, NPC, and enjoy a presentation by Kim Fraczek, Director of Sane Energy Project, an NPC incubator group working to halt fracked gas infrastructure and move toward a community-led renewable economy; Jay Egg, consultant and designer of georthermal HVAC systems and Founder of Egg Systems, which provides georthermal consulting, engineering, and contracting technologies; and Dave Hermantin, previous Senior Mechanical Engineer of P.W. Grosser Consulting, responsible for designing geothermal well systems on NYC landmark projects such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and Founder and Principal of RENU Engineering Techonologies, which works to bring mechanical engineering technology to residental and commercial buildings throughout the country. 

The presentation will be following by light refreshments and networking amongst attendees. 

Capturing the Faces and Voices of Manhattan's Neighborhood Storefronts

Join us for this photography and oral history workshop on the cultural significance of mom-and-pop stores in the borough of Manhattan and the impact they have on the pulse, life, and texture of their communities.  Taught by acclaimed photographers and best-selling authors, James & Karla Murray, participants will learn to create public awareness and advocacy through their own powerful photographs of neighborhood storefronts as well as record oral histories with shop owners

There will be two separate, 2-session workshops culminating in an exhibition of each participant's work at The Little Underground Gallery in the Jefferson Market Library from August 1 - October 1, 2018. 

Workshop dates: Monday, April 16 & May 14 OR Monday, April 23 & May 21 (all from 6:30 - 8pm)
Location: Neighborhood Preservation Center (232 East 11th Street)
Free, space is limited. Registration is required via Eventbrite.
Please see this flyer for more details.

Note: please register for ONLY one workshop on either Monday, April 16th or Monday, April 23rd. When you register for either date, you will be automatically registered to attend the second corresponding session.

Capturing the Faces and Voices of Manhattan's Neighborhood Storefronts is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York Legislature and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Done in partnership with the Neighborhood Preservation Center.