Community History Groups
of 12 listed
for: N - R
New Immigrant Community Empowerment
The mission of NICE is to bring together immigrants from all backgrounds and give them a political voice and information about cultural, political,and other resources in their communities and the larger NYC area.
New York Correction History Society
Documents, photos and other information relating to New York Prisons since 1625.
Also an exhibit featuring another NYC mayor who responded to times of crisis and terrorism in 1864...
New York Military Affairs Symposium
openhousenewyork is a diverse group of New Yorkers who share a passion for architecture and the built-environment. We are committed to making New York City's most exciting and celebrated buildings accessible to the public in order to:
1. Raise awareness and further the understanding of architecture and the built-environment.
2. Celebrate New York City's wealth of fine architecture with particular reference to bold new work.
3. Promote open debate and create the potential for better...
Place in History
Place in History's mission is to bring together individuals with a diverse range of backgrounds - including urban planners, architects, historians, artists, educators and community members - to create collaborative projects which explore urban themes from multiple perspectives.
Preservation League of New York State
Historical preservation resources and information about NYC and the state at large. Website has many history/preservation links.
Preservation League of Staten Island
Since its organization in 1977, The Preservation League of Staten Island has devoted its time, energy and resources to identifying, fostering an appreciation for, and supporting the preservation of Staten Island's historic built environment through a wide variety of activities.
Queens Council on the Arts
The mission of the Council is to provide services to cultural organizations and individual artists and to promote Queens' many diverse cultural activities on a county-wide level to the two million residents of the borough, as well as to others either living in or visiting the New York City region. resources and up to date listings of cultural events in and about Queens.
Queensborough Preservation League
The Queensborough Preservation League is a coalition of organizations and individuals united to preserve the architecture, history and quality of life in Queens. Web site is not exhaustive, but a good starting point for Queens preservation info.
"To retrieve and relocate absent historical narratives at specific locations in the New York City area through counter-monuments, actions, and events. The work is informed by a multicultural re-reading of history which focuses on issues of race, gender, class and sexuality. We choose to create public art because we wanted to expand the audience for art by going outside the confines of the museum and gallery structure."