Architectural Preservation Studio was pleased to host and exchange ideas with a delegation of cultural heritage professionals from the Republic of Kazakhstan on August 3rd, 2015 as part of the US Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program.
Façade projects requiring site safety plans – buildings 15 stories and higher - may now use a site safety manager, rigger, designated rigging foreman or qualified person to oversee site safety. See NYC Building Code §§3310, 3314.4 and 3316.9, and 1 RCNY 3310-01.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Commission, LPC has launched www.landmarks.nyc, a new website highlighting a year-long series of digital features and free or low cost events at landmark sites throughout New York City. The website also feature slide shows from our historic photo archives, blog posts on New York City landmarked buildings, and walking tours of historic sites throughout the city.
The 50th anniversary of the Commission will be celebrated in partnership with landmark sites in all five boroughs, the Landmarks Preservation Foundation, and the Museum of the City of New York, where an exhibition co-sponsored by the Commission, “Saving Place: 50 Years of New York City Landmarks,” will be on view from April 21st to September 13th.
Under the 2014 NYC Construction Codes, new notification requirements are in effect for sidewalk shed removals. For more information, see 2014 NYC Building Code §3307.6.5.11.
Pamela Jerome, AIA, FAPT, LEED AP is presenting, “Steel Elements at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,” on April 14, 2015 in a conference organized by the National Center for Preservation Training and Technology in St. Louis, MO.
Pamela Jerome, AIA, FAPT, LEED AP and Carl Rothbart presented “Re-Roofing for Extreme Weather Conditions,” at the APTNE Annual Meeting and Symposium, “Best Practices: What Works, What Doesn’t,” on February 6, 2015 at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in NYC.
Pamela Jerome, AIA, FAPT, LEED AP was one of four international experts who participated in a roundtable entitled, “How can international cooperation contribute to addressing the main challenges faced by heritage conservation, and what is ICOMOS’ role,” as part of the 50th Anniversary of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) on March 10, 2015 in Paris, France.