EverGreene’s Director of Sacred Spaces, Emily Sottile is a featured author in the New York Landmark’s Conservancy Common Bond publication, which serves as the Conservancy’s technical journal dedicated to the care and maintenance of historic religious properties. Emily writes about “Sanctuary Interior Decoration, found on pages 23-28.
This issue of Common Bond celebrates the diverse range of styles found in New York’s religious architecture. Articles highlight adaptive reuse of former movie palaces to churches; case studies on balancing beauty, liturgy, public programming, and historic architecture; and scenes from NYLC’s May 2019 Sacred Sites Open House. EverGreene is proud to be a continued annual sponsor.
“Communities are often surprised to discover how willing donors are to support the reinstatement of lost historic artistry. Stabilization of the plaster may
be the most pressing component of a restoration but it’s often the introduction or reinstatement of the artwork that galvanizes a community,” states Sottile.