The Preservation League of New York State has announced a virtual presentation set for Thursday, August 27th, looking at the historically African American vacation community of Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest & Ninevah Subdivions (SANS), its place in the context of other historically African American beach communities, what their unique challenges are, and what is being done to protect them. [Read more…] about Sag Harbor’s Historically African American Vacation Community
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The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and Preservation League of New York State have announced that applications are now available to eligible municipalities and nonprofit organizations to compete for 2020 Technical Assistance Grants (TAG). [Read more…] about Historic Preservation Funding Available
The Preservation League of NYS has announced a conversational event with author and League Trustee Patrick Ciccone, who will discuss the recent reissue of the classic book Bricks & Brownstone: The New York Row House.
This free event will take place via a Zoom webinar on Thursday, June 25 at 4 pm. [Read more…] about Patrick Ciccone’s Bricks & Brownstone Virtual Event
The Preservation League of New York State is offering free webinars to assist New York homeowners and commercial property owners better understand how Historic Tax Credits can benefit their preservation projects. The “Road Map to Historic Tax Credits” series will go in depth on the tax credit program. [Read more…] about Historic Preservation Office Hours, Tax Credit Webinars Planned
The Preservation League of New York State, as part of a four-state coalition, has announced targeted grants to projects in the communities of Whallonsburg, Saranac Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, and Oneida. [Read more…] about Northeast Heritage Economy Grants Awarded
A recent opinion piece in the New York Times targeted historic preservation as an out-of-touch field that negatively impacts communities, as well as a movement that does not support building a more sustainable, environmentally-friendly planet. Alongside the responses of my historic preservation colleagues, I’d like to respectfully disagree with the Times piece, too. [Read more…] about Embedawatts: Historic Preservation’s Inherant Value
The Preservation League of New York State, the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation have announced that applications are now open for the Preserve New York partnership program.
Preserve New York will have over $270,000 grant funding available in 2020. [Read more…] about $270k In Grants Available From Preserve New York Program
The Preservation League of New York State and their program partners at the New York State Council on the Arts and the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area have announced the recipients of their 2019 Technical Assistance Grants.
During this grant cycle, 11 projects representing 11 different counties have been selected by an independent panel of preservation professionals. A total of $41,912 was awarded. [Read more…] about Preservation League Announces Grant Awardees
The Preservation League of NYS has received a $33,000 grant from the 1772 Foundation. This grant is expected to allow the League, in partnership with Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, to identify and study vacant and underutilized historic buildings along a portion of the NYS Canal System and Empire State Trail that could be sensitively repurposed to provide services for recreational travelers along that corridor.
The survey area will focus on a 90-mile radius around the League’s Albany headquarters, from Utica to Whitehall, all within the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. [Read more…] about Empire Trail Historic Assessment Being Conducted, Utica to Whitehall
The Preservation League of New York State has announced that their Seven to Save Nominations are now open for the 2020-21 program.
Seven to Save has highlighted New York’s threatened historic sites since 1999. Inclusion on this list 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 Historic Preservation Seven to Save Nominations Sought