Professor of Historic Preservation
Andrew Dolkart is a Professor of Historic Preservation at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. He is a preservationist and historian specializing in the architecture and development of New York City, with particular interest in the common, yet overlooked building types that line the city’s streets. He is the author of several award winning books, including Morningside Heights: A History of Its Architecture and Development, which received the Association of American Publishers’ award for best scholarly book in architecture and urban design; Biography of a Tenement House in New York City: An Architectural History of 97 Orchard Street; and The Row House Reborn: Architecture and Neighborhoods in New York City, 1908-1929, which won the Society of Architectural Historians’ prestigious Antoinette Forrester Downing Award in 2012. In 2015, he was a co-founder of the award-winning NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project (www.nyclgbtsites.org).
Saturday, November 23
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM