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Read The New York Times Real Estate Section - Sunday, January 10th!

By John Freeman Gill

Click button above to read comments generated by the New York Times Article, "Preserving New York Ties to the Underground Railroad"

Preserving New York’s Ties to the Underground Railroad

A powerful and informative piece in the  New York Times online by John Freeman Gill that will bring you up to date on where we stand!

You can find it HERE  (If you can't access it, click HERE to download.

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Watch the interview of historian, author and Save Riverside advisory board member, Michael Henry Adams by Jack Ford on WNET’s METROFOCUS. Ford and Adams discuss the NYC Landmark Preservation Commission’s recent designation of the abolitionist house at 227 Duffield Street, Bklyn., and why the 

LPC should also designate the equally significant abolitionist House at 857 Riverside Drive.

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Read: Do as I Say, Not as I Do? - a powerful and informative editorial about 857 RSD, 227 Duffield Street (Brooklyn) and the current state of the LPC in the Village Views blog of The Society for the Architecture of the City

by Ronald J. Kopnicki and Christabel Gough.

View the panel discussion/presentation:

"Hidden in Plain Sight:

The Last Houses Left in Audubon Park:

Rare Remnants from an Earlier Age"

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Hosted and moderated by

Michael Henry Adams,

Historian and Preservation Activist/Historians Preservationists include:

Matthew Spady, Vivian Ducat,

and Joseph Amodio.

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A house in Washington Heights once owned by Dennis Harris– an historic figure on the Underground Railroad, 857 Riverside

Drive is a key piece of history in Manhattan. 

That house and its history now face the threat of being erased.

By Clay Lute  January 23, 2021

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NYC neighborhood fights to save Underground Railroad site from wrecking ball

By Melanie Gray January 23, 2021 

NEW MEDIA...

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of Proposed

Audubon Park

Historic District

Expansion

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 Watch the Video 

The full tour:

Ferry to Freedom:

The Abolitionists of Washington Heights

MAY 2021

LINK TO VIDEO

LED BY SAVE RIVERSIDE'S OWN MATTHEW SPADY and

JOE AMODIO

          JANE"S WALK/ MAS

WATCH THE VIDEO!

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Click the picture to watch our new 42 second

PSA"Tell My Story" 

We invite you to join us in this important preservation campaign! To find out how

you can help, go to TAKE ACTION section of our website's menu.