Historic Preservation Speaker Series
Date: Nov 28, 2018
Location: Center for the Digital Arts
Peekskill Extension Center
27 North Division Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
Alan Strauber – Robert Moses in the Hudson Valley
Strauber is on the adjunct U.S. History faculty at Marist College and Westchester Community College, specializing in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He is the principal founder of Calvert Vaux Preservation Alliance, a non-profit historic preservation organization concerned with preserving the design legacy of Calvert Vaux, co-designer of Manhattan’s Central Park, Brooklyn’s Prospect and Fort Greene Parks as well as numerous residences and landscape designs in the mid-Hudson Valley. Strauber has been a longtime advocate for the preservation of historic architecture and landscape design in the Hudson Valley region and New York State.