January 9, 2019 –
Alan Stauber – Founder, HV Historic Preservation will discuss Robert Moses’ presence in the Hudson Valley, including research and perspective on the Moses directed acquisition of properties in Staatsburg such as the Hoyt family estate. Robert Moses served as chairman of the New York State Council of Parks from 1924 until the 1960’s, along with his many other positions, often held simultaneously. Those posts formed the basis of his vast influence over public works projects in New York State during that period.
Alan Strauber is on the adjunct U.S. History faculty at Marist College and Westchester Community College, specializing in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He is the founder of HV Historic Preservation and the principal founder of Calvert Vaux Preservation Alliance. Strauber is a long time advocate for the preservation of historic architecture and landscape design in New York State, particularly the Hudson Valley region.