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 lot of love. Funeral private. Memorial Service at St Jean Baptiste – Lexington and 76th – Tuesday May 28 at 4:00pm. Memorial donations may be
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.
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 fitting setting for FRIENDS to recognize the fine restoration, renovation, and advocacy work on the Upper East Side!
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.