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— 3.24/ AIA Peconic & AIA’s GrassRoots Annual Meeting

by March 24, 2017
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AIA’s GrassRoots Meeting   The American Institute of Architects recently held their annual GrassRoots meeting in Washington, D.C. The three-day conference took place at the Grand Hyatt and was attended by over 600 leaders and decision makers from the U.S. and abroad. This annual event provides educational and motivating Read more »

– 3.18/ Art Omi: URGENT — SAVE THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS

by March 18, 2017
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“Art is a nation’s most precious heritage. For it is in our works of art that we reveal to ourselves, and to others, the inner vision which guides us as a Nation. And where there is no vision, the people perish.” – President Lyndon Read more »

— 2.28/ Preservation League of NYS: Public Policy ACTION ALERT

by February 28, 2017
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  We Must Protect Historic Tax Credits   I’m writing to share the latest news from Congress regarding the Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program. As a supporter of historic preservation with an interest in Public Policy, you know how tremendously important the tax credit is to New York State. Read more »

— 2.24 / AIA Peconic: 2016 DANIEL J. ROWEN MEMORIAL DESIGN AWARDS

by February 24, 2017
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  2016 Daniel J. Rowen Memorial Design Awards   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Honor Award / Historic Preservation / Adaptive Reuse SchappacherWhite Architecture Project: Wm. Farmer & Sons Boarding & Barroom  Nearly two centuries old, the historic structures housing Wm. Farmer & Sons in Hudson, New York, were a strong inspiration Read more »

— 2.7/ James Merrell / Journal: Moby Dick and Modern Architecture

by February 7, 2017
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Claus Hoie, Moby Dick. Watercolor 21 x 29.  Moby Dick and Modern Architecture   I’m a firm believer that the arts should inform each other, and that the written arts are a great complement to the visual arts.  But I was not prepared for how deeply my recent reading of Read more »

PLT: Preserve of the Month / 2017: Quail Hill Farm — NEW 3.18.17

by January 14, 2017
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Preserve Spotlight / March 2017   Quail Hill Farm, Amagansett ______________________________________________ Quail Hill Farm picking day, August 2016 by Michael Halsband In its 28th season, Quail Hill Farm, under the direction of Scott Chaskey and Layton Guenther, is a model for Community Supported Agriculture across the country — and Read more »

– 3.25/ SCHS: Photo of the Week, 2017: Babe Ruth in Riverhead — NEW 3.25.17

by January 7, 2017
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SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIEY ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~` MEMBERSHIP DRIVE If you’ve been enjoying our Photo of the Week, please consider becoming a member of SCHS. From the Civil War to civil rights, revolutions to restorations, spies to Suffragettes, boatbuilders to bootleggers, and whalers to wineries, Long Island’s history comes Read more »

Peconic Green Growth: Wastewater Treatment Options

by December 22, 2016
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Enhanced Onsite Wastewater Treatment Options  System Symbols Peconic Green Read more »

James Merrell / Journal: Discerning the Rational from the Modern in Architecture

by December 6, 2016
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Paul Rudolph’s Walker Guest House, (Original on Sanibel Island, Florida), Reconstruction at The Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida. Photo: James Merrell —————————————— Discerning the Rational from the Modern in Architecture ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ On occasion one comes across a building that exceeds all expectations in demonstrating the importance of rationality, over Read more »

AIA Peconic Announces the 2017 Executive Committee

by November 18, 2016
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AIA PECONIC ANNOUNCES THE 2017 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  We are very pleased to announce the 2017 Executive Committee for AIA Peconic. AIA Peconic is the east end Chapter of The American Institute of Architects serving both the North and South Forks of Long Island. The volunteers of AIA Read more »

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