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History and Architecture

Historic Preservation

  • Gowanus Landmarking Coalition - Designating historic buildings and districts in Gowanus

  • Walt Whitman Initiative - Preserving Whitman’s Home at 99 Ryerson Street and celebrating his 2019 bicentennial

  • New York Preservation Archive Project - History of the preservation movement

  • Columns Club - Behind-the-scenes tours of historic sites in NYC




  • Officer and International Governor of the Circumnavigators Club

  • Circumnavigated the globe in 2007 by way of Chicago, London, Bahrain, Dubai, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Beijing, Tokyo, San Francisco, Chicago.

  • Visits to Guyana, Greenland, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Ecuador, & more.

  • Closer to home, regular participant in annual 34-mile Rimwalk, circumambulation of the island of Manhattan.