The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced the winners of the 2019 Lucy G. Moses Awards. For 29 years, the so-called “Oscars of Preservation” have recognized projects that demonstrate excellence in conserving and protecting the city’s architectural legacy. This year’s awards program honors 14 projects and one preservation: Staten Island Preservationist Barnett Shepherd.
Among the landmarks receiving awards this year is the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice. Designed by Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo Associates in 1967 (and first published in RECORD in 1968), the Midtown Manhattan landmark reopened late last year after a renovation by Gensler. (Watch our videos about the project, below, with architect Kevin Roche and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker.) The Lower East Side’s Tenement Museum also made the annual list after a 2018 expansion by Perkins Eastman.
The full list of 2019 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards project winners are:
- 2 Park Avenue, an Art Deco building in Manhattan designed by Buchman & Kahn and completed in 1928
- 39 Clifton Place, a single-family home in Brooklyn, completed in 1905
- 202 Guernsey Street, a multi-family residential building in Brooklyn, built in 1901
- 462 Broadway, a French Renaissance building (also known as the Mills & Gibb building), located in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood and designed by John Correja in 1880
- George B. and Susan Elkins House, a Greek Revival house in Brooklyn with Italianate details, completed between 1855-1869
- Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice, a Midcentury Modern building in Manhattan designed by Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo Associates in 1967
- Freehand Hotel, an Art Deco hotel in Manhattan designed by Frank M. Andrews in 1928
- George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School, an English Gothic school in Brooklyn designed by C.B.J. Snyder in 1910
- The Hispanic Society of America, a Beaux Arts-style building in Manhattan dating back to 1908
- Knickerbocker Club, a Manhattan clubhouse designed by William Adams Delano and Chester Holmes Aldrich in 1915
- Lewis H. Latimer House Museum, a Queen Anne–style home built between 1887-1889 in Queens
- Prospect Park Wellhouse, a public building in Brooklyn designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux in 1869
- Starrett Lehigh Building, an industrial-age Manhattan warehouse building designed by Cory & Cory in 1930
- Tenement Museum, now a museum but originally three multi-family residential buildings in Lower Manhattan, built in 1888
The recipients will each be honored at a ceremony on in New York on the evening of Tuesday, April 23.
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