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City Lore & the Place Matters project

Mission: Places connect us to the past, host community and cultural traditions, and keep local environments distinctive. City Lore and the Municipal Art Society founded the Place Matters project in 1998 to identify, promote, and protect such places in New York City.

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Focus Areas:

    • Arts, Culture
    • Community Improvement and Capacity Building
    • History, Historic Preservation, Place

Site types on which the group works:

Services the group provides:

    • Technical Assistance
    • Promotion for places of history and culture

Contact Information:
Address: 72 East First St.
New York, NY  10003
Contact Person: Marci Reaven
Phone: 212-529-1955 x304

Year group was founded: 1986

Property jurisdiction on which the group works:

Organization size:
Paid Staff: 6 to 10
Volunteers: 4 to 5
Members: 11+
Annual Budget: $500,000-$1 MILLION
Primary Funding Source: Fees/Program/Income

Places where the organization works:
Counties: Bronx County, Kings County, New York County, Queens County, Richmond County

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FSID: 99M2409