Restoring a National Icon: The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory
In this illustrated talk, retired Vice President for Glasshouses and Exhibitions, Francisca Coelho will discuss the restoration of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Garden. Built between 1899 and 1902 during the great glass revolution, the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory is a New York City landmark and a national icon. Today, the unique architectural design and the state-of-the-art technical support systems of the Conservatory ensure continued success of one of a kind major plant exhibitions, distinguished public programs, and numerous fundraising opportunities. Much of this work was part of a major restoration project in the mid-1990s, which will be the subject of this talk.
$30 Garden Conservancy members, $35 nonmembers