Celebrate 50 Years of the New York Landmarks Conservancy

Celebrate 50 Years of the New York Landmarks Conservancy

Join New York Landmarks Conservancy President Peg Breen for a look back at the New York City buildings that have been saved over the past 50 years!
  • Discover how the oldest residence in Manhattan is connected to George Washington, Aaron Burr, and Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Find out where Frederick Law Olmsted began his landscape design career
  • Uncover what remains of one of the earliest free, African-American settlements in the country

About the event:

New York has the greatest collection of the architecture of any city in the country. Our buildings tell stories. In this virtual talk celebrating the 50th anniversary of the New York Landmark Conservancy, you will see stunning images and hear the stories of the city’s diverse landmarks and the people associated with them. You’ll also discover what made these buildings so special and why the Landmarks Conservancy helped preserve them.

About Peg Breen

Peg Breen, is president of The New York Landmarks Conservancy. She has spoken about preservation throughout the country, and in Havana, Cuba, St. Petersburg, Russia, Tbilisi, Georgia, and Vancouver Canada. She is on the boards of Save Ellis Island, Preservation Action, and the International African American Museum in Charleston, South Carolina. Before joining the Conservancy, she worked in public television and at City Hall.   

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