Watch It Again: “Fact and Fiction about the 12FAR Cap” with George Janes
Watch a recording of our online talk "Fact and Fiction about the 12FAR Cap" by urban planner and zoning expert George Janes held on March 21st and co-sponsored by FRIENDS of the Upper East Side Historic Districts and Landmark West!
“Beyond the Bricks” Launch Event November 16th
Join us on November 16th for light refreshments and a complimentary cocktail to celebrate the launch of BEYOND THE BRICKS - a project that highlights the Upper East Side's vibrant small business culture, neighborhood history, and talented local artists.
2022 Ambassador to the Upper East Side Award Dinner
Kent Barwick is the quintessential civic agitator, preservationist, public servant, and New Yorker. The impact of his civic work is undeniable. His advocacy on behalf of parks, trails and waterways, and myriad preservation efforts extends throughout New York State.
40th Anniversary Annual Meeting and Awards
Every year, we look forward to gathering with members and friends to celebrate and recognize the fine restoration, renovation, and advocacy work completed on the Upper East Side. We're delighted to finally celebrate this year's award recipients in person again, at our 40th Anniversary Annual Meeting and Awards.
38th Annual Meeting and Awards – Watch it Here!
Last week, around 150 people joined us to celebrate and recognize the fine restoration, renovation, and advocacy work completed on the Upper East Side.
38th Annual Meeting and Awards
We are pleased to hold our 38th Annual Awards Ceremony to recognize the fine restoration, renovation, and advocacy work on the Upper East Side over the past year.
FRIENDS Gone Virtual: Looking Back and Forward!
FRIENDS' dedication to our neighborhood remains steadfast, even in this most unusual of years. Despite the pandemic, our office continued to educate and enrich our understanding of the Upper East Side.
Upper East Side Building History Detectives
Get ready to be a skyline sleuth! Have you ever wanted to learn more about a building in your neighborhood? When it was built, which architect designed it, and who may have lived there?
The Brownstone Bible is Back!
Preservationist and co-author Patrick Ciccone joined FRIENDS virtually on September 24th to discuss the process and development of the newest edition of Bricks and Brownstone.
Decorated Tenement: An Illustrated History
Architectural historian Zachary Violette joined FRIENDS virtually in July 2020 to discuss his book, The Decorated Tenement: How Immigrant Builders And Architects Transformed The Slum In The Gilded Age.