Pillar of New York Gala
The Preservation League of New York State has a 25-year tradition of honoring corporations and individuals who have taken extraordinary action to protect, preserve and promote New York’s artistic and architectural heritage.
On June 20th, the League will honor engineers extraordinaire Silman, preservation heroine Franny Eberhart and entrepreneur/place maker Michael Bruno with the Pillar of New York Award at the Rainbow Room in New York City.
Your invitation to the Pillar of New York Gala is attached. Please call the League today at 518-462-5658 x11 to purchase your tickets for this very special evening.
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Help us celebrate the 2018 Pillars of New York!
The Preservation League of New York State invites you to the
Pillar of New York Gala
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
7:00 p.m. Reception | 8:00 p.m. Dinner
The Rainbow Room
Rockefeller Center - 49 West 49th Street, New York City
A longtime Upper East Side preservationist, Franny Eberhart has dedicated years of service to New York’s leading preservation organizations, including the New York Landmarks Conservancy, the Historic Districts Council, Friends of the Upper East Side, the Historic House Trust, and the Municipal Art Society. Franny’s commitment to protecting New York City’s historic buildings and neighborhoods is an inspiration to all who know her.
An internet and real estate entrepreneur and preservationist who has restored a number of significant New York properties, Michael Bruno is best known for founding 1stdibs, the world’s premier online luxury marketplace in twenty-two countries around the world. Now, he is launching a transformative real estate venture, Valley Rock, along the historic Route 17 corridor between Sloatsburg and Tuxedo in New York’s Rockland County. Through this vision, he is creating a gateway to recreation, relaxation, and all that’s special in the Hudson Valley.
Known as the go-to structural engineering firm for preservation projects of all types, over the last 50 years Silman has been key to the restoration of more than 400 individual landmarks across the country. Projects in New York include the New York State Capitol, Darwin D. Martin House, the Stone Barn at the Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon, Carnegie Hall, New York City Hall, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Silman is renowned for balancing cutting-edge technology with historic analysis techniques to develop sensitive design solutions for the restoration and continued use of existing structures.
Honorary Gala Chairs
Jane Forbes Clark
His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York
Karen and Clement Arrison
Dianne and David Christensen
Suzanne and Richard Clary
Arthur L. Loeb
Janet C. Ross
Anne H. Van Ingen
Cynthia C. Wainwright and Stephen Berger
Arete Swartz Warren
Nicholson & Galloway, Inc.
Please call Yolanda at 518-462-5658 x11 to reserve your tickets at the following levels: