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Annual Awards 2020: Honoring New York City Council

In this second of our series to celebrate FRIENDS 2020 Annual Awards recipients we highlight our 2020 Expression of Thanks Awardee New York City Council for adopting Resolution No. 916,

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UPDATES: Annual Awards & Public Programs

Given the current state of the COVID-19 outbreak, and out of an abundance of caution and respect for you, our members, and our colleagues, FRIENDS has decided to postpone the

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2020 Annual Awards: Call for Entries

This spring, FRIENDS of the Upper East Side Historic Districts will celebrate outstanding achievement in preservation, architecture, and advocacy on the Upper East Side during our 37th Annual Meeting and

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Delacorte Theater, Central Park

New June Event!

FRIENDS is pleased to offer this extremely limited opportunity to venture behind the scenes at Central Park’s center stage: the Delacorte Theater.

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36th Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony

This spring, FRIENDS of the Upper East Side Historic Districts will celebrate outstanding achievement in preservation, architecture, and advocacy on the Upper East Side during our 37th Annual Meeting and

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Join FRIENDS for Winter 2019 Events!

Calling all Yorkville fans! Did you miss FRIENDS of the Upper East Side’s launch party for our new book Shaped by Immigrants: A History of Yorkville? 

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2019 ANNUAL AWARDS Call for Entries

This spring, FRIENDS of the Upper East Side Historic Districts will celebrate outstanding achievement in preservation, architecture, and advocacy on the Upper East Side during our 37th Annual Meeting and

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You’re Invited to the 15th Annual Ambassador to the Upper East Side Award Dinner!

Please join us as FRIENDS presents the 15th Annual Ambassador to the Upper East Side.

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VIDEOS

Andrew Aplern and Simon Fieldhouse:
Door to Door: A Virtual Look at New York’s Posh Portals

Matt Postal:
From Park Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue: A Presidential View of the Upper East Side

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

Roberta Brandes Gratz and Anthony C. Wood:
It’s a Helluva Town: Joan K. Davidson, the J.M. Kaplan Fund, and the Fight for a Better New York

Dan Allen:
Historic Building Materials

Lucie Levine:
Upper East Side Hotels

Susan De Vries:
Building History Detectives

Susan Tunick:
Terra Cotta: Don't Take it for Granite!

Leigh Hallingby:
A Feminist Walk Through Harlem

Patrick Ciccone:
Bricks and Brownstone

Meredith Bergmann:
Monumental Women

Zachary Violette:
The Decorated Tenement

First Avenue Estate:
The Architectural, Social, and Cultural Context

First Avenue Estate:
The Legal Context and Significance

First Avenue Estate:
The Community Advocacy

First Avenue Estate:
Looking Forward

Family Walking Tour:
Historic Yorkville

Andrew Dolkart:
The Rowhouse Reborn

George Janes in:
How Do Supertowers Get So Tall?

A Perilous Path to Protection:
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of a Landmark

The Upper East Side:
A Framework for the Future of Five Neighborhoods

Shaped by Immigrants:
A History of Yorkville

FRIENDS of the Upper East Side 2020