The New York Landmarks Conservancy is honoring another incredible group of New Yorkers who have made outstanding contributions to the City at this year’s Living Landmarks gala on November 2 at the Plaza Hotel at Fifth Avenue.
Philanthropist Lewis Cullman, theater historian Louise Kerz Hirschfeld, legendary actress Angela Lansbury, restaurateur Danny Meyer and TV personality Regis Philbin will join an illustrious list of current “Landmarks.” Former Mayor David Dinkins will receive the special Lew Rudin Living Landmark Award for Public Service.
Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch are Honorary Co-chairs for the evening. The Celebration Committee includes Living Landmarks Mica Ertegun, Agnes Gund, Barbara Goldsmith, Marian Heiskell, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, Philippe de Montebello, Elizabeth and Felix Rohatyn, Tommy Tune and Bunny Williams.
The remarkable Landmark Liz Smith will be the Mistress of Ceremonies and Landmark Peter Duchin and his orchestra will provide entertainment.
The New York Landmarks Conservancy works in many directions on behalf of New York’s architectural heritage. The Conservancy’s programs demonstrate that hands-on help for building owners is the key to successful preservation. By providing technical advice, ﬁnancial aid, and education, the Conservancy contributes to economic revitalization of the City’s neighborhoods and aesthetic rehabilitation of its much-loved older buildings.
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