Tuesday, March 19, 2013

CIVITAS News 3/19/13

CIVITAS 2013 Visionary Award Recipient

CIVITAS is honored to receive the 2013 Visionary Award from FRIENDS of the Upper East Side Historic Districts for the Reimagining the Waterfront: Manhattan's East River Esplanade Design Competition and Exhibition.Each year FRIENDS recognizes fine restoration, renovation, and advocacy work on the Upper East Side, both in and out of the historic districts.  
Join us for the awards ceremony and reception.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 6:30pm. 
Park Avenue Armory, Veterans Room
643 Park Avenue (at 68 Street) 

This event is free and open to the public though space is limited.
RSVP http://www.friends-ues.org/events or 212.535.2526.  

Save The Date

On May 14, CIVITAS Executive Director Hunter Armstrong will speak at House of the Redeemer on East 95 Street (Fifth and Park Avenue). A NYC landmark, the House of the Redeemer was designed by acclaimed architect Grosvenor Atterbury and constructed for the Fabbri family between 1914-1916. 

Upcoming Community Events 

Small + Shared = Green
Opportunity for discounted tickets for CIVITAS members.

Join Graham Hill, champion of “Living With Less” and Michael Cosgrove, Director of the NYC office of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), for a lively conversation about the latest approaches to green living and urban sustainability. 

Tuesday, March 19 at 6:30 pm
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue (at 103 Street)

The program will be followed by a free wine reception.
Presented in conjunction with Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers, on view through September 15 at the Museum of the City of New York.

Purchase tickets through the online box office at discounted rate of $6 by using the code Civitas319 upon checkout: http://boxoffice.mcny.org/public/loader.asp?target=show.asp?shcode=493)