The New York Landmarks Conservancy Hosts Sacred Sites Open House 2024 on May 18-19




Bowne House Historical Society and Museum. Image courtesy The New York Landmarks conservancy/Sacred Sites

The New York Landmarks Conservancy is proud to host its annual Sacred Sites Open House on May 18 & 19inviting visitors to explore the extraordinary architecture, art and history of diverse houses of worship throughout New York State.  Participating congregations will showcase their buildings and community programs. Some will feature musical performances, and special guided tours.  Sacred Sites Open House is a free, state-wide event giving visitors an opportunity to discover remarkable architecture as a “tourist in your own town.”  

This year’s theme is “Welcoming Our Neighbors” as religious institutions continue to offer social service and cultural programs serving the wider community. 

Here is the full list

Sponsors of Sacred Sites Open House include 

Adirondack Architectural Heritage; AIA NY Historic Buildings Committee; American Guild of Organists, Brooklyn Chapter; Art Deco Society of New York; Corona East Elmhurst Historic Preservation Society; East Village Community Coalition; Explore Buffalo; Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts; Village Preservation; Historic Albany Foundation; Historic Districts Council; Historic Ithaca; Institute of Classical Architecture & Art; Landmark Society of Western New York; Landmark West!; Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy; Lower East Side Preservation Initiative; Otsego 2000; Preservation Association of Central New York; Preservation Association of the Southern Tier; Preservation Buffalo Niagara; Preservation League of New York State; Preservation Long Island; Queens Historical Society; Save Harlem Now!; West End Preservation Society 

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church located at 204 West 134th Street in Harlem

About The New York Landmarks Conservancy 

The New York Landmarks Conservancy, a private non-profit organization, has led the effort to preserve and protect New York City’s architectural legacy for more than 50 years.  Since its founding, the Conservancy has loaned and granted more than $62 million, which has leveraged almost $1 billion in nearly 2,000 restoration projects throughout New York, revitalizing communities, providing economic stimulus, and supporting local jobs.  The Conservancy has also offered countless hours of pro bono technical advice to building owners, both nonprofit organizations, and individuals.  The Conservancy’s work has saved more than a thousand buildings across the City and State, protecting New York’s distinctive architectural heritage for residents and visitors alike today, and for future generations

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