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Thursday, October 22 • 5:00pm - 5:20pm
The Next 50: Preservation in the 21st Century and Beyond

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This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the New York City Landmarks Law, a groundbreaking piece of legislation that led to the preservation of thousands of buildings and sites throughout the city. This panel will explore the success of the law and what is in store for the next 50 years of historic preservation, especially as economic and social forces continue to shift.

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F. Kaid Benfield

Senior Counsel for Environmental Strategies, PlaceMakers LLC
Kaid Benfield is among the nation’s foremost authorities on how to make cities, towns, and neighborhoods work better for both people and the environment. Kaid serves as senior counsel for environmental strategies at PlaceMakers LLC, a city and town planning consultancy working across the U.S. and Canada. | | Additionally, Kaid is a senior adviser to the Natural Resources Defense Council, where he served as a program director for over 20... Read More →
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Ingrid Gould Ellen

Faculty Director, NYU Furman Center; Paulette Goddard Professor of Urban Policy and Planning, NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Ingrid Gould Ellen is the Paulette Goddard Professor of Urban Policy and Planning at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Faculty Director of the NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy. Her research centers on neighborhoods, housing and residential segregation. Professor Ellen is author of Sharing America’s Neighborhoods: The Prospects for Stable Racial Integration (Harvard University Press, 2000... Read More →
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Hon. Ruben Diaz Jr.

Bronx Borough President, City of New York
Ruben Diaz Jr. first entered public office as a member of the New York State Assembly in 1997, and is currently serving his second full term as Bronx Borough President, having been reelected in November 2013 with more than 89 percent of the vote. As borough president, Ruben Diaz Jr. has led the implementation of a robust agenda—on economic development, housing, education, and public safety—in every corner of the borough. Since taking... Read More →
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Christy MacLear

MAS Director; Executive Director, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
Christy MacLear is the Executive Director of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. The Foundation oversees the artwork of Bob Rauschenberg, manages a philanthropic program based on his interests and has recently opened an artist residency on his compound in Captiva, Florida. Her career has been defined by starting up projects or institutions which intersect business strategy with culture in the areas of architecture, design and art. She was the... Read More →

Thursday October 22, 2015 5:00pm - 5:20pm
The TimesCenter

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