Recent research conducted in partnership with the Northeast Regional Initiative for the Preservation Trades indicates that preservation and restoration trades careers can offer exactly these benefits. [Read more…] about The State of Historic Preservation Trades in the Northeast
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Shortly after establishing Fort Carillon (later named Ticonderoga), the French Army began the construction of a series of ancillary structures, including the Smith’s Forge, to the south of the fort beginning in early 1756.
This area, known as the lower town, or the French Village, housed a number of proto-industrial structures that supported the military activities of the armies who garrisoned Ticonderoga in the 18th century. [Read more…] about Ticonderoga’s 1700s French Village Forge Survey Planned
Since including Opera Houses on its statewide Seven to Save list of endangered historic sites in 2018, the Preservation League of NYS has been working to study and assist opera houses across New York State.
That work has been supported in large part thanks to the Arthur F. and Alice E. Adams Charitable Foundation. [Read more…] about Two Upstate Opera Houses Supported by Preservation League Grants
The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Preservation League of NYS have announced pre-applications are now open for the 2022 Technical Assistance Grants, with additional support from the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area. [Read more…] about Grant Funding Available for Cultural & Historic Resources
The Preservation League of New York State will host “Salvaging What Can’t Be Saved: Deconstruction, Salvage & Sustainability,”a virtual program set for Thursday, August 18th. [Read more…] about Salvaging What Can’t Be Saved: Deconstruction, Salvage & Sustainability
The Preservation League of NYS and their program partners at the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation have announced the recipients of their 2022 Preserve New York grants. [Read more…] about 2022 Preserve New York Grantees Announced
The Empire Station Coalition will lead a group to Albany to lobby the Public Authorities Control Board before they vote on the Penn Area Plan at 2:00 pm today, Wednesday, July 27th. A rally is scheduled to begin at noon. [Read more…] about Rally Today in Albany To Save Penn Station Neighborhood
A multi-state research collaborative led by community and economic development specialists at the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension seeks to assess the current workforce of trades professionals who work at least part-time on historic properties.
A public survey, open through July, seeks to understand workforce development challenges, barriers, opportunities, and successes in the Northeast region. The Northeast Regional Initiative for the Preservation Trades is a cooperative project between the Preservation League of New York State, Preservation Trust of Vermont, the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance, and Maine Preservation. The project is funded by grants from the Moe Family Fund for Statewide and Local Partners through the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the 1772 Foundation. [Read more…] about Preservation Trades Research Survey Seeks Participants
Genesee Valley Park in Rochester, NY was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted in 1890, and it remains a well-used and defining community landscape. An original aspect of the park’s design is a woodland buffer that runs from Elmwood Avenue to the Erie Canal next to the University of Rochester. [Read more…] about Under Threat: Genesee Valley Park in Rochester, NY
The Brooks-Park Home & Studios in East Hampton on Long Island is an important physical link to the Abstract Expressionist Art movement and the artists who made it their home.
Artists James Brooks and Charlotte Park were at the forefront of the Abstract Expressionist art movement of the 1940s and 50s. James Brooks in particular is especially is well known for painting the largest site-specific Works Progress Administration (WPA) wall mural, in the landmarked interior of the Marine Terminal at New York’s La Guardia Airport. [Read more…] about Under Threat: James Brooks / Charlotte Park Home & Studios, East Hampton