Celebrating a Centennial: One of the leading architects of the historic preservation movement in New York, Giorgio Cavaglieri would have turned 100 years old on August 11th. New Yorkers may not know his name but he was the architect behind the preservation of the Jefferson Market Courthouse Library, the Public Theater, and the Delacorte Theater. For a celebration of his career, read this article by Allan M. Jalon.
For more information about Cavaglieri’s archive at Avery Drawings and Archives click here.
–by Janet Parks, Curator of Drawings & Archives