Community History Groups
6 listed for: I - M
Jackson Heights Beautification Group
Preservation and landmark information about this historic Brooklyn neighborhood just 20 minutes from midtown Manhattan.
The headquarters of the Queens Historical Society is located in this typical 18th century homestead in Flushing. The homestead's name derives form the British sea captain who bought it in 1801. It offers a Victorian period room, and an exhibition covering 300 years of Queens History.
Landmark West! is a non-profit community group working to preserve the best of the Upper West Side's architectural heritage from 59th to 110th Streets between Central Park West and Riverside Drive. Since 1985 it has worked to achieve landmark status for individual buildings and historic districts.
Lower East Side Conservancy
Dedicated to the preservation, stewardship and promotion of the Lower East Side as the cradle of Jewish Cutural life in America. Its focus is to preserve, enhance and support the Lower East Side's body of historic buildings, including its architecturally, culturally and religously-significant living synagogues; also to raise public awareness of the Lower East Side's distinct cultural identity as both an historic and present-day Jewish community.
Morningside Heights Historic District Commitee
Morningside Heights Historic District Committee is a non-profit community group formed in 1996 to preserve the Heights' architectural heritage. Covers 110th St. north to Tiemann Place, including Riverside and Morningside Parks.
Museum of American Financial History
A museum dedicated to the history of Wall Street culture and events. Weekly walking tours available ecery Friday. Call for more information.