The Historic Chapel, located just down the hill from the Cemetery’s main entrance in Brooklyn, is an icon of Green-Wood’s landscape. Designed in 1911 by the architectural firm of Warren & Wetmore, the Neo-Gothic design features 41 carved window openings, filled with figurative stained glass. [Read more…] about Green-Wood Cemetery’s Historic Chapel Wins Preservation Award
Preservation League of New York State
The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation and the Preservation League of New York State have announced Architecturally Speaking for Professionals, a virtual continuing education class for real estate and design professionals, set for Friday, May 21st. [Read more…] about Preservation Architecture Course For Professionals
The Preservation League of NYS has announced a six-part virtual webinar series in partnership with the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, focused on historic preservation. [Read more…] about Sparking Recovery Through Preservation Virtual Series
Thomas W. Boyde, Jr. is Rochester’s foremost African American architect. He was a master of Mid-Century Modern home design and did significant work designing buildings for communities of color and the low-income communities.
Many of Boyde’s projects no longer exist or have been severely altered. [Read more…] about Survey Underway of Rochester African-American Architect’s Buildings
Since 1999, the Preservation League of New York State has highlighted the state’s threatened historic sites through the Seven to Save list, which 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 7 Historic Places That Need Saving Now
The photograph exhibit Hidden in Plain Sight, an exhibition of the Preservation League of New York’s “Seven to Save” designees with photographs taken by Bruce Harvey, a consulting professional historian and documentation photographer based in Syracuse, is set to go on display at the Old Courthouse in Fonda. [Read more…] about Historic Preservation Photo Exhibit in Fonda