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    • Tuesday, May 01, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
    • Neighborhood Preservation Center - 4232 East 11th Street (Buzzer #1), NYC 10003
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    NPC Networking Event with the Sane Energy Project
    New York City, NY

     Thursday May 1, 2018
    6:00pm - 8:00pm

    The Neighborhood Preservation Center (NPC) is pleased to announce our next collaborative event with the Association for Preservation Technology, Northeast Chapter (APTNE). Join us May 1st at the NPC to socialize with your fellow local preservationists, learn about the work of APTNE, NPC, and enjoy a presentation by Kim Fraczek, Director of Sane Energy Project, an NPC incubator group working to halt fracked gas infrastructure and move toward a community-led renewable economy; Jay Egg, consultant and designer of geothermal HVAC systems and Founder of Egg Systems, which provides geothermal consulting, engineering, and contracting technologies; and Dave Hermantin, previous Senior Mechanical Engineer for P.W. Grosser Consulting, responsible for designing geothermal well systems on NYC landmark projects such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Founder and Principal of RENU Engineering Technologies, which works to bring mechanical engineering technology to residential and commercial buildings throughout the country.

    The presentation will be followed by light refreshments and networking amongst attendees.

    Click here to register now!


    Details & Logistics

    - Members and Non-members are all welcome. Register now as this tour is limited to 35 people

    - Members and non-member rate: $10.00



    Neighborhood Preservation Center

    232 East 11th Street (buzzer #1)

    New York City, NY 10003


    Thank you to our sponsor Pilkington Glass!

    • Thursday, May 17, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • Hotel Henry - 444 Forest Ave Buffalo, NY 14213
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    Child's Restaurant Tour & Networking Event
    Brooklyn (Coney Island), NY

     Thursday May 24, 2018

    6:00pm - 9:00pm


    Images courtesy of Adrian Wilson

    Come spend a relaxing spring evening at the old Childs' Restaurant on the boardwalk in Coney Island.  In addition to sunset networking to the sounds and breezes of the ocean, you will have an opportunity to see the restoration and reuse of the magnificent terra cotta "palace by the sea" - the former Childs' Restaurant.  The landmarked structure (2002) was designed by Hirons and Dennison and built in 1923.  Although it is essentially a large masonry box, the building's ornament has a Spanish Revival influence and was specifically designed to "appear as if it washed up out of the sea".  The flamboyant, polychrome terra cotta ornamentation includes Poseidon, sailing ships, sea horses, squid, crabs, lobster, too many fish to count - all dripping with seaweed.  After a tour of this amazing project, enjoy some appetizers and a cash bar at the roof terrace.  For those who can't wait for summer, shoes are optional on the beach.

    Yasmine Elrashidy & Diane Kaese will lead the tour. Yasmine Elrashidy is currently working with Pullman SST as a Project Manager. She graduated from New Jersey Institute of Technology with her Bachelors Degree in Architecture and Concrete Industry Management. She has held various positions including Vice President of the NJIT ICRI Student Chapter and Superintendent of Alpha Rho Chi. Yasmine can be reached at yelrashidy@pullman-services.com.

    Diane Kaese has more than 35 years of experience providing a variety of architectural services for the building industry. She is an expert in historic structures and has on numerous award-winning projects including the Fred F. French building, Eldridge Street Synagogue, MTA Bleeker Street Subway Station and Whitney Museum of Art. Diane is a well-respected professional in the field of historic preservation and is active in many professional associations including the Municipal Arts Society Preservation Committee and Preservation New Jersey. She is a regular lecturer on a variety of topics such as preservation, construction management, and the roles and responsibilities of parties involved in construction. Diane can be reached at dskaese@kaesearch.com.

    Click here to register now!


    Details & Logistics

    - Members and Non-members are all welcome. Register now as this tour is limited to 30 people

    - We will have a two hour networking gathering with appetizers provided by APTNE and a cash bar

    - Members rate: $15.00; non-members: $25.00

    - Photography permitted

    - ADA accessible

    - No special attire required

    - Meet at the Parachute Jump at 5:30 pm - on Boardwalk between 16th and 21st Streets (coordinates).

    - (1) AIA continuing education credit available

    - Transportation: Take the D/F/N or Q to Coney Island/Stillwell Ave                    


    3052 W 21st Street
    Brookely (Coney Island), NY 11224


    Thank you to our sponsor Pullman!

    • Thursday, May 24, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • Hotel Henry - 444 Forest Ave Buffalo, NY 14213
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    invites you to an exclusive: 

    Richardson Olmsted Complex Behind the Scenes Tour
    Buffalo, NY

     Thursday May 24, 2018
    5:00pm - 9:00pm*

    Image courtesy of Christopher Payne-Esto

    Please join us for unique tour of the monumental adaptive re-use project of the former Buffalo State Hospital designed by H.H. Richardson and grounds landscaped by Fredrick Law Olmsted, a National Historic Landmark. From the perspective of the lead architecture firm, Flynn Battaglia Architects, and the Richardson Center Corporation docents, the tour will take you through the history of the site, the transformation of the Towers Administration Building and two adjoining wings into a boutique hotel, conferencing center, and the new home of the Lipsey Buffalo Architecture Center as well as a look at adjacent vacant buildings next to be reimagined and developed.

    The tour will be led by Courtney Creenan-Chorley, AIA of Flynn Battaglia Architects.

    Click here to register now!


    Details & Logistics

    - Members and Non-members are all welcome. Register now as this tour is limited to 30 people (light refreshments following the tour in The Lounge at Hotel Henry is included with tour registration)

    - Members rate: $10.00; non-members: $20.00

    - Attire: Business casual; hard hats will be provided for vacant buildings. Closed-toed, sturdy shoes and long pants are required.

    - Photography is allowed only on the exterior of buildings and within the redeveloped buildings, not the vacant buildings

    - Redeveloped buildings are ADA accessible; vacant buildings are stairs only

    - All attendees are required to sign a waiver form

    - AIA continuing education credits: more information coming soon

    * Tour is 5:00 to 7:00 and the reception is 7:00 to 9:00


    Hotel Henry - corner of Rockwell Road & Cleveland Circle
    Buffalo, NY 14213

    Tour will start at the Lipsey Buffalo Architecture Center located in the lower level of the Towers Building.

    Complimentary parking is located at the hotel's north entrance, accessible via Rockwell Road.

    Thank you to our sponsor Vertical Access!

Past events

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Urban Forum: Climate Change and Historic Preservation
Thursday, March 15, 2018 Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Materials Testing Lab Tour
Saturday, February 03, 2018 Restoration and Modernization of the Sterling Memorial Library Nave
Saturday, February 03, 2018 Conservation of the Yale Center for British Art
Friday, February 02, 2018 2018 Annual Meeting and Symposium
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 APTNE Holiday Party in New York City & Boston
Thursday, September 28, 2017 EverGreene Plaster Workshop - Brooklyn, NY
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 St. John’s Episcopal Church Tour - Yonkers, NY
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 NEW DATE: La Farge Murals at Trinity Church - Boston, MA
Thursday, June 08, 2017 APTNE/NPC Networking Event
Saturday, June 03, 2017 APTNE Building Stone Walking Tour
Saturday, May 06, 2017 APTNE Building Stone Walking Tour
Friday, May 05, 2017 APTNE Events Survey
Thursday, March 30, 2017 APTNE Historic Pub Night - Boston & New York City
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6th International Architectural Paint Research Conference
Saturday, February 04, 2017 Tours - APTNE 2017 Annual Meeting and Symposium
Friday, February 03, 2017 2017 Annual Meeting and Symposium
Thursday, December 15, 2016 APTNE Holiday Party 2016
Friday, October 07, 2016 APTNE in the Berkshires
Thursday, June 16, 2016 APTNE Evening at the Guggenheim
Thursday, May 05, 2016 APTNE & Neighborhood Preservation Center Networking Event!
Friday, February 05, 2016 2016 Annual Meeting and Symposium
Wednesday, December 02, 2015 SOLD OUT - APTNE Holiday Party 2015!
Friday, September 18, 2015 APTNE - Summer Met Tour
Thursday, August 06, 2015 APTNE & ICRI Manhattan Boat Cruise
Friday, July 24, 2015 Rosendale Mines & Century House Museum Tour
Friday, June 12, 2015 APTNE Preservation Pub Crawl - The Boston Edition
Friday, June 12, 2015 APTNE Preservation Pub Crawl - New York City
Friday, May 08, 2015 APTNE - Boston Valley Terra Cotta & Downtown Buffalo Tour
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 The Modern Firm, Then and Now: Jan Hird Pokorny Associates
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Bradbury & Bradbury Wallpapers
Thursday, April 02, 2015 WCAPT Happy Hour!
Thursday, April 02, 2015 Hibernia Bank Tour and Happy Hour
Saturday, February 07, 2015 APTNE - St. Patrick's Cathedral Tour
Friday, February 06, 2015 APTNE Symposium Reception & Networking Event at Carnegie Hall
Friday, February 06, 2015 2015 Annual Meeting and Symposium
Friday, November 14, 2014 MANITOGA / Russel Wright House, Studio, and Woodland Garden Tour
Friday, September 26, 2014 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour
Friday, June 06, 2014 APTNE - Vermont Quarries Tour
Saturday, April 05, 2014 APTNE - Woodlawn Cemetery Tour
Saturday, February 08, 2014 APTNE - Trinity Church Tour
Friday, February 07, 2014 APTNE 2014 Annual Meeting and Symposium: Innovative Adaptive Reuse of Historic Structures
Friday, November 08, 2013 APTNE - Disaster Mitigation at the Barnum Museum
Saturday, July 27, 2013 APTNE - Philip Johnson Glass House Tour
Monday, May 20, 2013 Preserving the Metropolis - APT NYC 2013 Conference Fundraiser
Friday, May 03, 2013 APTNE - New York State Capitol Building Tour
Friday, February 01, 2013 APTNE 2013 Annual Meeting and Symposium: Historic Concrete Restoration
Saturday, September 22, 2012 APTNE - Troy's Tiffany Treasures
Friday, June 22, 2012 APTNE - Saint Gaudens NHS and Windsor, VT
Friday, April 20, 2012 APTNE - Peebles Island Collections Care Center Tour
Friday, February 03, 2012 APTNE 2012 Annual Meeting and Symposium: Historic Lighting
Friday, February 04, 2011 APTNE 2011 Annual Meeting and Symposium: Use of Substitute Materials on Historic Preservation Projects
Friday, February 05, 2010 APTNE 2010 Annual Meeting and Symposium: Energy Efficiency, Insulation and Historic Building Envelopes
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