Redefining Preservation for the 21st Century: A Symposium

Monday, April 20 at 5:30 pm at The New York Academy of Medicine

Museum of the City of New York

Organized in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of New York City’s landmark law, the City Museum’s exhibition Saving Place: 50 Years of New York City Landmarks will launch with “Redefining Preservation for the 21st Century,” a multi-disciplinary symposium exploring the challenges and the opportunities of the preservation movement today and in the future. Join Vishaan Chakrabarti, AIA, Principal, SHoP Architects & Director of CURE, Columbia University; Roberta Brandes Gratz, Urban Critic and Journalist; Michael Kimmelman, New York Times Architecture Critic; Steven Spinola, President, Real Estate Board of New York; Robert A. M. Stern, FAIA, Founder Robert A.M. Stern Architects & Dean, School of Architecture, Yale University; and moderator  Adele Chatfield-Taylor (moderator), former President and CEO of the American Academy in Rome, as they examine how preservation shapes and strengthens our neighborhoods and our city as a whole. Symposium tickets are $20 Museum Members, $25 Students/Seniors, and $35 General Public. Price includes admission to the opening reception afterwards for Saving Place.