Past PA Memos

One can say that the internet has killed the newsletter. For years Preservation Alumni produced the PA Memo, a document rich with updates from the Historic Preservation program, PA happenings and initiatives, features about the work of fellow alumni, and thoughts on the preservation movement in general. Naturally, as avid readers of history, we get a kick from re-visiting these "historical documents," and think our members might too. Unfortunately, our archive contains only a small selection of them, mostly from the recent past. We are currently working to track down more for our digital collection.


September/October 1989, vol. 10, no. 1 [pdf]
Symposium held at Columbia

October 1998, vol. 18, extra
[pdf]
Stern steps down, Bentel becomes acting director

September 2000, vol. 19, no. 1 [pdf]
Fitch and Placzek in memoriam notices; new courses at Columbia

Fall/Winter 2004 [pdf]
Fall Party at Steelcase; Wheeler joins Preservation program; Weaver in memoriam notice

Spring 2005 [pdf]
Preservation program turns 40; PA Work Day at Governor's Island

Spring 2006 [pdf]
Learning from New Orleans; Dirks in memoriam notice; James Marston Fitch Colloquium

Fall/Winter 2006 [pdf]
Placzek Fund endowment; First-year Studio studies Upper West Side; Alumnus returns from Southeast Asia

Spring/Summer 2007 [pdf]
Restoration of the Cutty Sark; New York Sun highlights Preservation alumni

Summer 2008 [pdf]
Green design and preservation; Pokorny and Byard in memoriam notices

Summer 2009 [pdf]
Dietrich on Garden State Parkway; Miner in memoriam notice; Glass House tour








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