Preservation Long Island’s Preservation Director, Sarah Kautz will be recognized for her work with the Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest & Ninevah (SANS) Steering Committee’s efforts to preserve the historically African American vacation community. The Committee’s advocacy culminated in the recent listing of the SANS Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.
2019 was a strong year for Preservation Long Island. Our advocacy services empowered an ever-widening range of preservation partners, and 2020 initiatives are underway. We hope you will consider a year-end donation to support our mission to preserve, protect, and celebrate Long Island’s cultural heritage.
Preservation Long Island is proud to be the steward of a robust collection of decorative arts and material culture that reveal life on Long Island long ago. Guest blogger and volunteer, Gary Hammond, explores the history behind one intriguing object in our collection.
Guest blogger Katherine Tarascio, a Franklin Square resident and independent scholar, explains why the Franklin Theater (aka Bow Tie Franklin Square Cinemas) is worthy of town landmark designation.
“This book about the life and work of Elias Pelletreau makes the past come alive.” Read Lita Solis-Cohen’s full review of our latest publication, Elias Pelletreau: Long Island Silversmith and Entrepreneur, 1726-1810.
Sag Harbor’s SANS Historic District is now officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places!