Upcoming Programs/Events

 
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. 

This program is done in partnership with the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group and also sponsored by the Columbus Amsterdam BID and Hostelling International.

 


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