Upcoming Programs/Events

NPC Intern Lecture by Rebekah Mills
Conserving a Castle: From New York to Ireland 
The Connection between Archaeology and Preservation in Making History Accessible 
Wednesday, May 15th at 6:15pm 
Neighborhood Preservation Center (232 East 11th Street)
Free, Space is limited. RSVP required via email or by calling 212-228-2781.

We are thrilled to host a presentation by Rebekah Mills, an 
intern at NPC, graduate of Barnard College and a MIA student at SIPA, Columbia University. She will be presenting her research on historic preservation on Ballintober Castle, Roscommon Ireland and compare it to preservation efforts in New York. The presentation will focus on making historic sites accessible to the public through the inclusion of walking trails and outdoor activities using examples from both locations, while also providing a general overview of conservation law in New York and Ireland.
 
Aerialists & Explorers: Unconventional Engagement with Historic Preservation Practice
Thursday, May 30th at 6pm
Neighborhood Preservation Center (232 East 11th Street)
Space is limited, RSVP required, $10 to attend

NPC is pleased to announce our next collaborative event with the Association for Preservation Technology, Northeast Chapter (APTNE). Join us to socialize with your fellow local preservationists featuring a presentation and conversation curated by Mary Kay Judy, architectural conservator and preservation consultant, on contemporary artists' unconventional engagement with historic preservation practice. Mary Kay Judy will be joined by Amanda Topaz, former aerial artist, and Lucinda Grange, an urban explorer adventure photographer.
Amanda Topaz is a former aerial artist, producer and architectural historian who has performed internationally from a multitude of exceptional historic ceilings including Cipriani, the New York Public Library, and Capitale in New York City, Mellon Auditorium in Washington DC, Lisbon's Coliseu dos Recreios and the Detroit Institute of the Arts.
Lucinda Grange is an award-winning English adventure photographer, who has traveled the globe, scaling some of the tallest and most iconic structures and buildings in the world. Her climbs include the Great Pyramid, Firth of Forth Rail Bridge, Notre Dame and the Chrysler Building among many others.
The presentation will be followed by light refreshments and networking amongst attendees.

A special thank you to our sponsors: Seaboard Waterproofing & RestorationJan Hird Pokorny Associates, and Jablonski Building Conservation for making this event possible!