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How to be a History Detective:
Using high tech tools and old-fashioned sleuthing to uncover the history of the UWS buildings
Monday, March 16, 6:30pm at Hostelling International
The program is free and open to the public. To RSVP, please call 212-666-9774.
Learn how to research the history of your own building, school, church, synagogue, or favorite example of UWS architecture. The program will consist of the following:
- Research Tools Lecture (approx. one hour): Anthony W. Robins, architectural historian, author and lecturer.
- Brief Overview of Neighborhood Building Typology (approx. 15 minutes): Susan De Vries, consultant/historic preservation and NYC history.
- One-on-one Sessions (approx. 30 minutes): Educational lectures followed by optional individual sessions (limited to 10 minutes each) with one of our research volunteers who will help you start your own search.