Moses Awards

The 27th Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards


-Ruth Pierpont, former Director of the State Historic Preservation Office Preservation Leadership Award


-The Honorable Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President Preservation Public Leadership Award


-The Honorable Daniel Garodnick, New York City Council Member, 4th District Preservation Public Leadership Award


-Cartier Fifth Avenue 653 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan


-Lenox Health Greenwich Village 30 Seventh Avenue, Manhattan


-Met Breuer 945 Madison Avenue, Manhattan


-Montauk Club 25 Eighth Avenue, Brooklyn


-The New York Public Library Rose Reading Room; Bill Blass Catalog Room and Gottesman Hall 476 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan


-Park Avenue Armory 643 Park Avenue, Manhattan


-Randolph Houses Phase I 212 - 252 West 114th Street, Manhattan


-Residences at PS 186 521 West 145th Street, Manhattan


-St. Thomas Church and Parish House 1 West 53rd Street, Manhattan


-Beekman Hotel 5 Beekman Street, Manhattan


-Wavertree Pier 16, 89 South Street, Manhattan


-Ziehl/Starr Residence Manhattan

Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards

The Moses Awards are the Conservancy’s highest honors for outstanding preservation. This year we honor Ruth Pierpont, Gale Brewer, Daniel R. Garodnick, and The Episcopal Diocese of NY Property Support Program as well as the owners and stewards of historic buildings across the City, who completed extraordinary restoration and reuse projects in 2016.

WHEN: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m., reception to follow

WHERE: The New York Public Library – Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Room 105
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, Manhattan
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TICKETS: $75
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Preservation Leadership Award
Ruth Pierpont, former Director of the State Historic Preservation Office

Preservation Public Leadership Awards
The Honorable Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President
The Honorable Daniel R. Garodnick, New York City Council Member, 4th District

Preservation Organization
The Episcopal Diocese of New York Property Support Program

Preservation Project Awards
Cartier Fifth Avenue
653 Fifth Avenue, New York

Lenox Health Greenwich Village
30 Seventh Avenue, New York

Met Breuer
945 Madison Avenue, New York

Montauk Club
25 Eighth Avenue, Brooklyn

The New York Public Library
Rose Reading Room & Bill Blass Catalog Room and Gottesman Hall
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
476 Fifth Avenue, New York

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue, New York

Randolph Houses Phase I
212 – 252 West 114th Street, New York

Residences at PS 186
521 West 145th Street, New York

St. Thomas Church and Parish House
1 West 53rd Street, New York

Beekman Hotel
5 Beekman Street, New York

Wavertree
Pier 16, 89 South Street, New York

Ziehl/Starr Residence
New York

More about the awards
The New York Landmarks Conservancy has been a leader in preserving, restoring, and reusing New York City’s architectural legacy for over 40 years. The Moses Awards are the Conservancy’s highest honors for outstanding preservation work. Named in honor of dedicated New Yorker Lucy G. Moses, the annual Awards have recognized hundreds of leaders, organizations, architects, crafts people, and building owners for their extraordinary contributions in preserving our City.

Preservation Awards are given to projects that demonstrate excellence in the restoration, preservation, or adaptive use of historic buildings, streetscapes, and landscapes that preserve commercial, residential, institutional, religious, and public buildings. Other possible categories include community groups or organizations that foster neighborhood revitalization.

The Preservation Leadership Award is bestowed upon an outstanding individual in the field of historic preservation. Past honorees include Ruth Abram, Wint Aldrich, Tony Avella, Kent Barwick, John Belle, Simon Breines, Giorgio Cavaglieri, Kenneth Cobb, Stanley Cogan, Joan K. Davidson, Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, Franny Eberhart, Lola Finkelstein, Kenneth K. Fisher, Christopher Gray, James Marston Fitch, Margot Gayle, Anne Van Ingen, Judith Kaye, Sarah Bradford Landau, Helen M. Marshall, Joan Maynard, Evelyn and Everett Ortner, Nancy and Otis Pratt Pearsall, Adolf K. Placzek, Charles Platt, Jan Hird Pokorny, Henry Hope Reed, Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, Vincent Scully, and Robert Silman.

Photo credits: Cartier Fifth Avenue by John Bartlestone; Lenox Health Greenwich Village by Chris Cooper courtesy of Perkins Eastman; Montauk Club by Bone/Levine Architects; Met Breuer by Peter Aaron/OTTO; New York Public Library Rose Reading Room by Max Touhey; Park Avenue Armory Veterans’ Room by James Ewing; St. Thomas Church and Parish House by Walter B. Melvin Architects; and Residences at PS 186 by David Sundberg/ESTO courtesy of Dattner Architects. Before photos, and any additional images courtesy of project architects.