Preservation Long Island is home to an extraordinary collection of regional artworks and artifacts that document Long Island’s ever changing landscape, its rich history, and the people who have called it home.
We recently joined Governor Andrew Cuomo and several representatives from the State Parks Regional Office at the opening ceremony for the newly restored Marine Dining Room at Jones Beach State Park’s West Bathhouse.
Preservation Long Island recently unveiled a new poster about the history and design of the Custom House fence in Sag Harbor! We invite you to visit the Custom House to learn more about one of the most elaborately crafted 19th-century fences on Long Island!
When the Meadow Brook Bank (aka the First National Bank) was constructed in 1929, it was the tallest building on Long Island east of Jamaica. Reminiscent of an Art Deco version of the Flatiron building, the Meadow Brook Bank features a distinctive façade with Mayan-style reliefs and a lobby finished […]
Did you know that Jupiter Hammon, one of the first published African American authors, was born and raised in Lloyd Harbor? And, that jazz musician John Coltrane wrote his seminal A Love Supreme at his home in Dix Hills? These are just a few of the fascinating Long Island stories […]
Preservation Long Island is a not-for-profit organization committed to working with Long Islanders to protect, preserve, and celebrate our cultural heritage through advocacy, education, and the stewardship of historic sites and collections. We were founded in 1948 as the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities in response to […]