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: Can We Make Preservation Relevant in Advancing Social Justice?

In an effort to address equity and diversity in our community and profession, PA is launching a new lecture series: “Pushing Perspectives.” This (currently) virtual series seeks to provide thoughtful conversations on the state of the preservation profession and explore methods that can be incorporated into our practice to address inclusivity and equity. The inaugural … Continued

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PA Virtual Series: Show-and-Tell Happy Hour

Join us Tuesday, October 13 at 6:00 PM EST for a PA show-and-tell happy hour! This digital event will bring current students, PA members and friends together for a casual evening over drinks. PA will be featuring Building Conservation Associates employees’ architectural artifacts collections, with fun stories about where the artifacts are from and how they were collected. There will be plenty of time for questions and … 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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