2018 Founders Award Dinner

This year the Historic House Trust’s 2018 Founders Award Dinner was held on Wednesday, June 13th at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park. HHT awarded the 2018 Founders Award key to noted interior designer Jamie Drake, whose many remarkable projects include the restoration and refurbishment of Gracie Mansion, one of the 23 sites in the Historic House Trust’s collection. Next year will will be turning 30 and we hope to have  you join us to blow out the candles! 

 

Pictured (L to R): Paul Provost, HHT Gala Committee Co-Chair; John Krawchuk, HHT Executive Director; Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP NYC Parks; Jamie Drake, HHT Honoree; Hon. John C. Gustafsson, HHT Gala Committee Co-Chair & Board Chair; and Newell Turner, Hearst Design Group Editorial Director. Photo Credit: Malcolm Pinckney/NYC Parks

 

HHT 2018 Founders Award with the honoree, Jamie Drake. Photo Credits: Annie Watt (left) and Malcolm Pinckney/NYC Parks (right)


Corporate Sponsors

Individual Table Sponsors

Mansion Sponsors
Benjamin Moore & Co.
Benjamin Moore & Co. Foundation Bloomberg Philanthropies
Franny & David Eberhart
Estée Lauder Companies
Cynthia C. Wainwright & Stephen Berger
Townhouse Sponsors
Drake/Anderson
Todd DeGarmo – STUDIOS Architecture
Brownstone Sponsors
Con Edison
Mary Beth & John Gustafsson
Deborah & Peter Krulewitch
Leonard & Judy Lauder Fund
Renee Ring & Paul Zofnass
SA Baxter Foundry & Design Studio
Jeanette Sarkisian Wagner
Zyloware Eyewear
Cottage Sponsors
Lisa Ackerman
Theodore Hammer, FAIA, LEED AP – Mancini Duffy Hearst Design Group
H.M. Luther, Inc.
New York Design Center
P.E. Guerin, Inc.
Raiola/Co.
Rusk Renovations, Inc.
Smith & Watson/Interiors by J.C. Landa Theodore Alexander USA, Inc.
Bunny Williams
Farmhouse Tickets 
Suzanne Stirn Ainslie & Paul R. Ainslie
Daniel J. Allen, CTA Architects PC
Penny Baird & Fred Deutsch
Curtis Barnhart
Noel Berk & Liz Omedes
Myra Biblowit
Amy Boncardo
Catherine Bradley
Hon. Diana Chapin
Lisa Cohen
Susan Danilow
Wanda Chin & Michael Danowski
Betty Cohen & Darren Leeds
Lori Cress
Derek Flanagan
Andrew S. Gaffney Foundation
David Gersen
Henry P. Godfrey
Boo Grace
Roberta Brandes Gratz
Christopher Hughes
Erin Iba
Robert M. Kligerman, Connecticut Realty Trust Lisa Koenigsberg & David L. Becker
Brenda Levin
Linda London
Lloyd Marks & Michael Tavano
Mr. & Mrs. Arthur J. Mirante, II
Michael McGraw & David Duncan
Terri Osborne
Janice Parker
Paul R. Provost & Pepe Lopez
Jonathan Raiola
Jesse Y. Ramos
Valerie Golden-Remm & Eugene Remm
Tom Robinson
Mr. & Mrs. Gary Ross
Katherine W. Schoonover
Marc Schor
Daria & Mitchell Schrage
Ruth Lande Shuman
Michael Siegel/Stone Search LLC
Barbara Wyckoff Siris
Barbara Slifka
Richard W. Southwick FAIA – Beyer Blinder Belle Christopher Spitzmiller
David Stutzman & David Lamb
Elizabeth Szancer & Tom Zoufaly
Jean Tatge
Arete Warren
Richard Winger
Linda Yowell & Richard Zuckerman
Contributors
Carol Aaron
William Bernhard
Thérèse Braddick
Charles W. & Dolores C. Bradley Caroline C. Chinlund
Diane M. Coffey
Olivia Cothren
Joshua David
Joan K. Davidson
Spencer Davidson
DSJCPA – Demasco, Sena & Jahelka LLP Sheri Durkee Shestak
Sheila Ewall
A.N. Field
Michael Field & Doug Hamilton
Tom Fontana
Gloria & Barry Garfinkel
Vera Julia Gordon
The Green-Wood Cemetery
G. William Haas
Joy Handler
The Kandell Fund
Philip Hewat-Jaboor & Rod Keenan
Lisa & Cary Kravet
Joan Krupskas & Ted Barbour
The Malkin Fund
Carole & Harvey Mallement
Anne H. McCormick
Richard & Ronay Menschel
Pauline C. Metcalf
Linda Musser, The Willinphila Foundation Dr. & Mrs. Gary Perlman
Thomas Pheasant
Mary Jane Salk
Donald Sharp
Barbara Solan
Robert A.M. Stern
Ellen & Bill Taubman
Joan N. Taubner
Adrienne & Michael Turok
Franklin Vagnone
Doug Wingo
Wyndham Worldwide
Cathy Zises
Sponsors of House Directors
Suzanne Stirn Ainslie & Paul R. Ainslie
Elizabeth P. Allen
Bob & Dana Bigler
Building Studio Architects LLP
Wanda Chin & Michael Danowski
Derek Flanagan
Tim Hamilton
Jay Jeffers & Michael Purdy
Lucy Kennedy
Deborah Krulewitch
Valerie Golden-Remm & Eugene Remm
Joan N. Taubner
Cocktail Supporters
Scott Ahlborn
Nadezhda Allen
Thomas Ambler
Jonathan Arnold, Tai Ping/Edward Fields/La Manufacture Cogolin
Teresa & Michael Brown
John Burger & Alan Levin
Cullman & Kravis Associates
Richard Friedman
Sibyl McCormac Groff
Jay Gunther
Elizabeth Wallau Howard
Mark Irizarry
Julio Jimenez
Regina T. Kraft
Jonathan Kutzin
Larry Laslo
Jack T. Linn
Marshall Watson Interiors, Ltd.
Susan Mathisen
Susan G. Nutt
Kate Burns Ottavino
Mitch Paluszek
Tristan Pendyck
Raymond Pepi, Building Conservation Associates, Inc.
Matthew M. Perelli
David Raines
Rich Sauer & Lewis Friedman
Edward Siegel
Steven Sonet
Chad Stark
Toby Usnik
Kenneth L. Wyse

All proceeds support the Historic House Trust, a nonprofit organization working in tandem with NYC Parks to provide essential support for 23 houses of architectural and cultural significance.
For more information and sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Matthew Coody / 212-360-8204 / matthew.coody@historichousetrust.org
Image:
1: Detail of Zuber’s “Les Jardins de Paris” wallpaper (ca. 1830) in Gracie Mansion’s dining room

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