Historic Districts Council Conference: Landmarks @50
Wednesday, March 11, at 6:30 pm
The Historic Districts Council’s 2015 Preservation Conference Series celebrates the milestone 50th anniversary of the New York City Landmarks Law. The Museum at Eldridge Street is proud to be the site for the Conference Panel: Barak Obama Slept Here: Recognizing Today’s Sites of Cultural Significance. Author David Freeland will discuss cultural sites that have been designated by the Landmarks Preservation Commission since 1965. Panelists will consider what how we best acknowledge and protect the significant places that speak to recently-arrived communities, historically marginalized groups and emerging cultural movements.
$20 general admission – click RSVP below for more information