Bialystoker Synagogue – Lower Manhattan

Open House Commemorates Conservancy’s 50th Anniversary Year-Long Celebration of History and Architecture

The New York Landmarks Conservancy is proud to host its Annual Sacred Sites Open House, “Congregations and Communities,” welcoming visitors to explore the extraordinary architecture, art and history of world-class houses of worship, on May 20 & 21, throughout New York State.  Participating congregations will showcase their buildings, histories and community programs through lectures, musical performances, and special guided tours.  Sacred Sites Open House is a free, state-wide event giving visitors an opportunity to discover New York’s remarkable and diverse religious institutions and view their artistic and historical treasures.

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In addition to Sacred Sites Open House, the Conservancy has planned special events to mark its year-long 50th Anniversary, including “50 at 50” online exhibition which features highlights from the Conservancy’s most iconic, memorable successes.

About The New York Landmarks Conservancy

The New York Landmarks Conservancy, a private non-profit organization, has led the effort to preserve and protect New York City’s architectural legacy for 50 years.  Since its founding, the Conservancy has loaned and granted more than $60 million, which has leveraged more than $900 million in more than 1,300 restoration projects throughout New York, revitalizing communities, providing economic stimulus and supporting local jobs.  The Conservancy has also offered countless hours of pro bono technical advice to building owners, both nonprofit organizations and individuals.  The Conservancy’s work has saved more than a thousand buildings across the City and State, protecting New York’s distinctive architectural heritage for residents and visitors alike today, and for future generations.  For more information, please visit