Anne Lalor Millard

Sad News from FRIENDS

Anne Lalor, age 78, died peacefully at home after a brief illness. She leaves her husband of 51 years, Peter deFlorez Millard, their four children, Richard, Hugh, Peter (Katrina) and Minnie (Brewster Carroll) and five grandchildren. Anne was warm, loving, smart and amazing with people. She gave and got a

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Join FRIENDS for Long Island Modernism 1930-1980: A Book Talk

Based on her architectural field survey for the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, Caroline Rob Zaleski’s new illustrated book Long Island Modernism: 1930-1980 documents the proliferation and diversity of modern architecture on the island as it became a suburban place.

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30th Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony a Success!

We were thrilled to hold our 30th Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony in the Park Avenue Armory’s Veterans Room, an interior landmark designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany. The intact room has been described as “Greek, Moorish, and Celtic with a dash of the Egyptian, the Persian, and the Japanese.” A

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FRIENDS to Receive Lucy G. Moses Award!

FRIENDS is thrilled to announce that we will be receiving the 2013 Preservation Organization Award from the New York Landmarks Conservancy!

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Goldberger’s Pharmacy, First Avenue & East 65th Street

New York Neon: A Book Talk

Join FRIENDS for an “illuminating” lecture on the iconic neon signs of New York City, including many on the Upper East Side. As this significant element of the cityscape quickly disappears, Thomas E. Rinaldi–architectural designer and co-author of Hudson Valley Ruins–is working to catalogue and preserve them.

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30th Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony – SOLD OUT

We are pleased to hold our 30th Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony in the Park Avenue Armory’s Veterans Room, an interior landmark designed by Louis C. Tiffany. The intact room has been described as “Greek, Moorish, and Celtic with a dash of the Egyptian, the Persian, and the Japanese.”

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Remember your FRIENDS this special year!

Thirty years! As illustrated by the timeline above, Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts is celebrating 30 years of vigorous work preserving and promoting our irreplaceable Upper East Side neighborhoods. Over the years, FRIENDS, together with invaluable supporters like you, has led a progression of successful campaigns to

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Call for Entries – 2013 Annual Awards

his April, FRIENDS of the Upper East Side Historic Districts will celebrate outstanding achievement in preservation, architecture, and advocacy on the Upper East Side during our Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony.

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New & Improved: Walk with FRIENDS!!

FRIENDS of the Upper East Side Historic Districts is thrilled to release our redesigned Walk with FRIENDS: An Architectural and Cultural Map & Guide to the Upper East Side.

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OUR TOWN: “In Search of Yorkville’s Hidden Gems”

by Paul Biscegli If you live in Yorkville, don’t be surprised if you see Tara Kelly or one of her volunteers standing on the street, notepad in hand, staring at your building. “As soon as people know you aren’t a developer, they usually don’t mind,” Kelly said. “I tell them

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