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Thanks to your readership and voting, four winners have been selected in the 2012 Partners in Preservation popular vote. Check out Untapped Cities’ coverage of the many locations in this year’s contest.

·                 Brooklyn Public Library, located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, received 9% of the popular vote and has been awarded $250,000 to restore the main entrance doors.

·                 Congregation Beth Elohim, located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, received 8% of the popular vote and has been awarded $250,000 to restore the building’s stained glass windows.

·                 New York Botanical Gardens, located in the Bronx, received 7% of the popular vote and has been awarded $250,000 to restore the rock garden.

·                 Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, located in the Bronx, received 7% of the popular vote and has been awarded $155,000 to restore areas within the museum’s gardens.

A Partners in Preservation advisory committee of community and preservation leaders, will select the sites that will receive the rest of the $2.1 million in grants””this will be announced in June.

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  1. […] 2012 PARTNERS IN PRESERVATION WINNERS The winners of the 2012 Partners in Preservation popular vote have been announced! The New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx, the Brooklyn Public Library and the Congregation Beth Elohim, both in Park Slope, will each receive $250,000 in grant money for restorations and the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum in the Bronx will receive $155,000. Check out the coverage, as well as profiles of each site, at Untapped New York. […]

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