Calendar of Events
James Marston Fitch: Pioneer in Preservation Education
When: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26
Where:April 26, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. Higgins Hall Auditorium at Pratt Institute 61 St. James Place Brooklyn, NY 11238
This portrait of James Marston Fitch examines the inspirational work of the founder of Columbia University's Historic Preservation Program, the first in the nation, and looks at several New York City buildings and districts that demonstrate Fitch's enduring ideals. Created in 1996 by Christine Ferinde and Jon Calame, two graduates of Columbia's program, this film affectionately portrays a pioneer in the movement to preserve America's architectural heritage.Following the film there will be a panel discussion on the evolution and future of preservation education featuring leading experts in the field.