One example of a "living landmark" is Joan Rivers, so I guess landmark facelifts are OK.
Past honorees include:
Brooke Russell Astor
Paul Binder & Michael Christensen
Helen Gurley Brown
Pat & William F. Buckley, Jr.
Betty Comden & Adolph Green
Joan Ganz Cooney
Joseph F. Cullman III
Philippe de Montebello
Anthony Drexel Duke
Steve, Robert, Christopher & Tim Forbes
Louise & Henry Grunwald
Kitty Carlisle Hart
Marian & Andrew Heiskell
John Kander & Fred Ebb
Arie L. Kopelman
Henry Luce III
Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Jerry Orbach & Sam Waterston
Peter G. Peterson
Laurance & David Rockefeller
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
John L. Tishman
Thomas Von Essen
Harvey & Bob Weinstein
George C. Wolfe
16 October 1994, New York Times, pg. 49:
To Living Legends
The Landmarks Conservancy holds an
awards dinner at the Plaza, Oct. 6.
SARAH TOMERLIN LEE with the architect PHILIP JOHNSON, another honoree. The others were former Gov. Hugh Carey, John Guare, Mary McFadden and Bobby Short.
24 August 1995, New York Times, pg. B4:
This year, the second year of the awards, the living landmarks are HELEN GURLEY BROWN, the editor in chief of Cosmopolitan magazine; WALTER CRONKITE; SIRIO MACCIONE, the restaurateur who owns Le Cirque; ARTHUR MITCHELL, the founder of Dance Theater of Harlem; LEWIS RUDIN, the real estate developer, and JOAN RIVERS.
9 September 1996, New York Times, pg. B1:
Without the Need
To Update Maps
6 New Yorkers Are Acclaimed
As Living Monuments to City
Six living landmarks wre honored in 1994 and six more last year, among them Helen Gurley Brown, the editor of Cosmopolitan magazine; Walter Cronkite, the former CBS Bews anchor; and Arthur Mitchell, the founder of the Dance Theater of Harlem.
This year's group is made up of Brooke Astor, the philanthropist, 94; Al Hirschfeldm the illustrator, 93; Liz Smith, the celebrity columnist, 73; Dr. Mathilde Krim, a founder of the American Foundation for AIDS Research, 70; Felix G. Rohatyn, the former chairman of the Municipal Assistance Corporation, 68; and Peter Durching, the band leader, 59. "These are people who make New York New York," said Peg Breen, the president of the Landmarks Conservancy.
Word Mark LIVING LANDMARKS
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