Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM

Event Location:
NYIT School of Architecture and Design
Northern Boulevard, P.O. Box 8000
Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000

This event is free but seating is limited; no admittance after 6:45 p.m.

R.S.V.P: By Thursday, April 14 to Jennifer Mitchell-Nevin
jmitchel@nyit.edu or 516.686.1280

NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) and the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA) invite you to a presentation and reception at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion at the Old Westbury campus.

Using the SPLIA publication, Gardens of Eden: Long Island’s Early Twentieth Century Planned Communities, as a point of departure, this moderated talk will unpack an early neighborhood planning precedent to explore its influence on the development and character of Long Island suburbia past and future.

Moderated by Sean Khorsandi, Adjunct Professor of Architecture, NYIT, and Advocacy Director at LANDMARK WEST

With Invited speakers:

Jeffrey Kroessler, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Lloyd Sealy Library at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, historian, author, and preservation advocate.

Victor Dadras, R.A., NCARB, LEED-AP, EDAC, Partner, Dadras Architects / Downtown Revitalization Group

Daniel Karatzas, Associate Broker, Beaudoin Realty Group

June Williamson, R.A. Associate Professor of Architecture, City College of New York / CUNY.

And an introduction by Alexandra Parsons Wolfe, Executive Director, Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities

Invited Speakers – Bios (PDF)