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In Memoriam, Message From the Executive Director | 2/22/18
Lee Harris Pomeroy, FAIA. Courtesy of LHP Architects.

It is with great sadness that we inform our membership that Lee Harris Pomeroy, FAIA, founder and design principal of LHP Architects, passed away suddenly on February...

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Message From the Executive Director | 2/6/18

We are thrilled to welcome Kamaria Greenfield as AIA New York’s new Program Committees Coordinator. Before joining AIANY, Greenfield worked as a Program Associate for...

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Message From the Executive Director | 1/24/18
Kavitha Mathew, AIA, LEED AP.

I am pleased to announce that Kavitha Mathew, AIA, LEED AP, has joined AIA New York as Leadership and Engagement Coordinator. This new position will work with the...

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Message From the Executive Director | 1/10/18
Molly Heintz.

We are thrilled to announce that Molly Heintz will be the new Editor of Oculus Magazine. Oculus, AIA New York’s long-running quarterly print publication covering a...

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Message From the Executive Director | 11/16/17

Last week, November 9-11, AIA chapters from four states, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania, convened in Albany for the 2017 AIA QUAD Conference. Over...

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Message From the Executive Director | 9/6/17

As we learn more about Hurricane Harvey’s devastating effects on Houston and beyond, AIANY members and our extended community may wonder what they can do to...

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Message From the Executive Director | 5/17/17

Autonomous vehicle (AV) technology has the potential to create seismic shifts in not only how we transport people and goods, but the basic underpinnings of our society,...

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Message From the Executive Director | 2/9/17

Last Friday, AIA New York shared a set of position statements to guide us in responding to the policies of the new presidential administration. Following the election,...

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Message From the Executive Director | 1/13/17

On 01.05.17, AIANY hosted its first-ever "Architects Assembled: AIA New York Community Forum." The town hall-style event invited members and architects to the Center for...

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Message From the Executive Director | 11/11/16

At this time when the country is notably divided and exploring many paths forward, AIA New York / Center for Architecture remains dedicated to our core values, which...

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Message From the Executive Director | 5/26/16

Scores of AIA New York Chapter members joined me at my first AIA National Convention in Philadelphia. We were well represented by our speakers, board members, committee...

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Message From the Executive Director | 5/13/16

The 2016 Architects in Albany Advocacy Day was on 05.03.16. AIA representatives from across New York State came together to meet with State Senators and Assemblymembers...

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Message From the Executive Director | 4/6/16

On 03.11.16, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) announced its Bus Terminal International Design + Deliverability Competition. Initially, AIANY was...

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Message From the Executive Director | 3/10/16

Towards the end of my first month on the job I had the pleasure of attending the AIA Grassroots Leadership Event in Detroit. Geared towards the leaders of AIA components...

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Message From the Executive Director | 2/11/15

On 02.03.15, Mayor Bill de Blasio outlined his take on the State of New York City after his first year in office. The program started with a timeline of achievements,...

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Message From the Executive Director | 11/12/14

Architects from many European countries came together in Paris during the last week of October to celebrate the 20th anniversary of AIA Continental Europe, and to take a...

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Message From the Executive Director | 10/29/14

On Tuesday, 10.21.14, our local neighborhood association, the Friends of LaGuardia, held its annual dinner at the NoHo Star on Bleecker and Lafayette Streets. The...

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Message From the Executive Director | 10/15/14

SARATOGA RACES AND ELECTIONS The election of Margaret O’Donoghue Castillo, AIA, LEED AP, was the opening news at the AIA New York State Design Conference, which took...

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Message From the Executive Director | 10/1/14

During Climate Week, the New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) brought together a “City Council Environmental Roundtable” on Tuesday, 09.23.14, with a score...

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Message From the Executive Director | 9/17/14

With worldwide attention focused anew on Lower Manhattan, the annual New York Architects Regatta Challenge took place last week, with boats departing from the North Cove...

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Message From the Executive Director | 9/3/14

Signed in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has fostered independence, empowerment, and inclusion for millions of Americans. On 08.19.14, Anthony Marx, the...

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Message From the Executive Director | 9/3/14

Ten days before it closed in Sugar Hill on August 10th, I was able to visit the “If You Build It” temporary art exhibition, organized by No Longer Empty (NLE) and...

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Message From the Executive Director | 7/16/14

EB White, who was born on the 07.11.1899, said: "I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to...

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Message From the Executive Director | 6/18/14

On Tuesday, 06.10.14, newly-appointed NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver, FAICP, and Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Design +...

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Message From the Executive Director | 5/29/14

On a misty day last week, the city's newest active recreational facility, Pier 2 at Brooklyn Bridge Park, opened with a flourish of eloquence, and a day of basketball...

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Message From the Executive Director | 4/16/14

Mayor Bill de Blasio came to the Great Hall of Cooper Union’s landmark Foundation Building on Thursday, 04.10.14, to deliver a speech that catalogued some of the...

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Message From the Executive Director | 3/19/14

Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke of New York State's economic resilience at the 3.14.14 lunch of the Association for a Better New York (ABNY) held at Cipriani 42nd Street....

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Message From the Executive Director | 3/19/14

Mayor Bill de Blasio welcomed Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Enda Kenny to Gracie Mansion for an early breakfast on Monday, March 17. With two hundred other daughters...

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Message From the Executive Director | 3/5/14

“Our transition is practically done. The team is on the ground.” These were the concluding comments by newly-elected NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer as he...

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Message From the Executive Director | 3/5/14

Phil Ochs, the lyrical folk singer who shared Greenwich Village and the ‘60s with Bob Dylan, grew up in Columbus, Ohio, and sang of his youth there, with lyrics...

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