A Non-Profit Organization

Friends & Alumni of the Historic Preservation Program


at Columbia University

Who We Are

Preservation Alumni brings together members from around the world and from diverse professional fields, united by our love of buildings and places, and our interest in their future. Collectively our members have helped preserve many of the country's most important monuments and sites.

Pushing Perspectives: Confronting Biases in Historic Building Materials Research

Click here to register. Join us for our next Pushing Perspectives virtual conversation as we critically consider the preservation professional’s role in the creation of a more inclusive approach to historic materials research and in discussions about what is valued. Our panelists bring a variety of perspectives to this discussion about issues of exclusion in … Continued

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2021 Fall Workday: Green-Wood Cemetery

Join Preservation Alumni on Saturday, October 23rd, as we partner with Green-Wood Cemetery for our socially-distanced Fall Workday! Founded in 1838 and now a National Historic Landmark, Green-Wood was one of the first rural cemeteries in America. By the early 1860s it had earned an international reputation for its magnificent beauty and became the prestigious … Continued

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Recent News & Updates

Announcing the 2020 PA Leadership Award

May 20, 2020

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Call for Submissions: 2020 Cleo & James Marston Fitch Thesis Grant

March 19, 2020

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Call for Nominations: PA Leadership Award

February 25, 2020

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