A Great Success!

It was a wonderful evening for all, and special thanks go out to the Benefit Committee for their assistance in organizing the event and making it such a great success! With the funds raised, FRIENDS can continue our mission as steward of the Upper East Side’s six historic districts and 128 individual landmarks.

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Park Avenue Christian Church is in DANGER!

The Park Avenue Christian Church and Parish House at 1010 Park Avenue, designed by eminent architects Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson, is an intact, Gothic Revival-style complex constructed in 1911.

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Ray Kelly

Reserve Your Tickets for the 2013 Benefit!

Join FRIENDS for an exciting evening as we proudly honor Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly at our Tenth Annual Ambassador to the Upper East Side Award Dinner on Monday, September 30th.

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FRIENDS’ Spring 2013 Newsletter: Now Available!

Stay updated on all of the latest FRIENDS news with our Spring 2013 Newsletter! Become a member today to receive our printed newsletter in the mail, guaranteeing the most up-to-date news on the landmarks and historic districts of the Upper East Side.

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Thank you!

A special thanks to all our FRIENDS and colleagues who attended yesterday’s hardship application hearing at the Landmarks Preservation Commission!

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Second Hardship Hearing Time Announced

Fifteen months after the first hearing at the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) in January 2012, the CITY & SUBURBAN HOMES FIRST AVENUE ESTATE hardship application is back!

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North Woods Central Park

The North Woods of Central Park: A Walking Tour

Designed to mimic the Adirondack Mountains and reflect the Hudson River School of painting, the leafy North Woods of Vaux and Olmsted’s Central Park enables visitors to escape from the bustling city.

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A Proud Moment for FRIENDS!

FRIENDS past and present were thrilled to receive the 2013 Preservation Organization Award from the New York Landmarks Conservancy!v

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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 lot of love. Funeral private. Memorial Service at St Jean Baptiste – Lexington and 76th – Tuesday May 28 at 4:00pm. Memorial donations may be

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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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FRIENDS of the Upper East Side 2020