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  • 21 Sep, 21
    Past

    Back to School

    Now that NYC students are returning to the classroom, FRIENDS is going Back to School on the Upper East Side, offering a look…

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  • 30 Jun, 21
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    Putting People in the Buildings: Yorkville

    What can a building tell us about a neighborhood? This year, we’re undertaking a special research project to help us find out. Building…

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  • 16 Jun, 21
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    Book Talk: Saving Stuyvesant Town

    Preservation can mean saving architectural treasures. It can also mean saving and supporting communities by keeping people in their homes, and keeping those…

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  • 26 May, 21
    Past

    Can You Imagine: A Look at Never-Built projects on the Upper East Side

    What if you could drive right up to the entrance of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, or live in a floating residential community…

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  • 05 May, 21
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    The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free

    If you arrive in New York with a suitcase and a dream, where do you stay? For ambitious, mid-20th century women, the most…

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  • 21 Apr, 21
    Past

    Book Talk: Walking Manhattan Sideways

    In 2011, Betsy Bober Polivy had the crazy idea to walk the entire original Manhattan Grid — from 1st Street to 155th. It…

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  • 07 Apr, 21
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    38th 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…

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  • 17 Mar, 21
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    Ada Louise Huxtable’s New York

    March 14, 2021 marks what would be Ada Louise Huxtable’s 100th birthday. Huxtable (1921-2013), a native New Yorker, was a pioneer in architectural…

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  • 10 Mar, 21
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    Believe Me

    The Lost Voice of Mary L. Booth Designer and author Tricia Foley, who has published 12 books on lifestyle and design has turned her experience…

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  • 25 Feb, 21
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    Door-to-Door

    A Virtual Look at New York’s Posh Portals Grand entrances always make a statement. That’s especially true at New York’s most elegant and illustrious apartment…

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  • 11 Feb, 21
    Past

    From Park Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue

    A Presidential View of the Upper East Side Ahead of Presidents Day, as a new president settles into Washington, FRIENDS takes a Presidential view of…

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  • 27 Jan, 21
    Past

    New Year, Old World: Gilded Grandeur on the Upper East Side

    Looking for some grandeur this New Year? Join FRIENDS to revel in the architectural glory of the lost Gilded Age mansions of Fifth…

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FRIENDS of the Upper East Side 2020