Pillars of New York - 2011
Paul LeClerc, President Emeritus, The New York Public Library
Paul LeClerc, President Emeritus of the New York Public Library, was honored for his leadership of this and other significant institutions, guided by his belief that education and access to information are at the center of human empowerment and are essential to the development of human capital.
The Leon Levy Foundation and Trustees Shelby White and Elizabeth B. Moynihan
The Leon Levy Foundation, along with its trustees Shelby White and Elizabeth Moynihan, was celebrated for the Foundation’s peerless support of the study of arts and humanities; promotion of understanding of the ancient world; preservation of nature and gardens; and public policy efforts to ensure continued support for all of the above.
Each year the League presents its most prestigious commendation, The Pillar of New York Award, to those who have demonstrated a keen understanding of the value of New York’s historic resources by taking extraordinary actions to protect, preserve, and promote those assets. Join the League to receive invitations to this and other special events.