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Four Freedoms Park Conservancy 2017 & 2018

Table of Contents

A Message from Four Freedoms Park Conservancy Leadership 2
A Message from NY State Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey 3
Board Spotlight: Eduardo Jany 4
Park Visitorship 2013-2018: 1,000,000 & Counting 5
Planning for the Future: Preserving an Architectural 6
Masterpiece in the East River

Inspiring the Next Generation Through FDR's Four Freedoms 8
Public Programs & Events at FDR Four Freedoms State Park 12
Four Freedoms Exemplars Lifetime Achievement Awards: 14
Honoring Tom Brokaw & William J. vanden Heuvel

Our Founding Benefactors & Donors 17
Conservancy Staff & Board of Directors 24
A Message From Four Freedoms Park
Conservancy Leadership
We are happy to present Four Freedoms Park
Conservancy’s 2017 & 2018 yearbook, and to
share with you moments from the past two years
that highlight our mission and our goals. More
than a decade ago, we began building Louis
Kahn’s Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms
State Park on Roosevelt Island, and we thank you,
sincerely, for your support and for believing that
dream was possible. Since the Park opened in
October 2012, we have sought to preserve and
program this architectural masterpiece, and now,
just six years later, we are pleased to share with
you the many ways more than 1,000,000 visitors Barbara Shattuck Kohn, Chair
have brought this space to life.

Not too long ago when we became Roosevelt
Island’s newest resident, the architecture critic
Michael Kimmelman wrote in the New York Times
that the Park gave New York “nothing less than a
new spiritual heart.” For many visitors, the Park is
just that: a respite from a city that operates at an
unrelenting pace, a place of quiet contemplation
and solitude, and a meaningful public space for
civic dialogue. We are thankful to call Roosevelt
Island and New York our home, to partner with the
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and
Historic Preservation, and to welcome Cornell
Tech, a world-class graduate campus dedicated Howard Axel, CEO
to academics and research for the digital age, to
our Roosevelt Island neighborhood. sharing our dream for this Park that stands as
a beacon for the four freedoms and a vital
As the Conservancy enters its seventh year of reminder of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s legacy.
programs and operations at the Park, we have
pivoted from an organization that realized Kahn’s Our board and staff talk often about
vision of a four-acre granite monument to human community: how to create it, how to foster it,
rights, 1,500 feet from the UN; today our job has and what it really means to the people who
shifted into building new communities of school visit the Park. Thank you for being a part of
visitors, families, aspiring architects, and FDR our community of supporters, and helping us
fans, among many others. We thank you for shape the Conservancy for the future.

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A Message from New York State
Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey
On behalf of New York State, I congratulate Four
Freedoms Park Conservancy for another outstanding year
honoring the profound legacy of President Franklin D.
Roosevelt. New York is fortunate to have the committed
and imaginative leadership of the Conservancy to manage
this special and iconic state park, which symbolizes and
reminds us of America’s fundamental values: freedom of
speech & expression, freedom of religion, freedom from
want, and freedom from fear.

Congratulations as well on surpassing one million visitors.
The programs are amazing and enlightening. School
education programs have almost doubled over the last few
years, and we believe they have much room for growth.
Visitors come away inspired by the Park’s hopeful
message as well as its architecture and stunning views of
New York City. Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State
Park shows us how people’s lives are enriched by art,
beauty, and discovery – and encouraging public access to
these things is a noble effort.

Particularly in this sad era of political and social
polarization, Four Freedoms State Park is one of our most
important state parks – a place everyone should visit to
see, understand and remember the sacrifice that our
country, communities and individual Americans have given
to honor these values, in the most turbulent of times. Parks
bring us together in a way few other social institutions do.
Our parks are the great gathering places, for all colors, all
creeds, all religions, all countries. On any given day, walk
around FDR Four Freedoms State Park or any other state
park and enjoy the diversity and rich social fabric of so
many cultures together.

We at the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic
Preservation are honored to include Louis Kahn’s
architectural masterpiece into our system, and we look
forward to continuing to work with the Conservancy to
care for this special place. Thank you again for helping
create the kind of world President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Board Spotlight: Q&A with Eduardo Jany
Eduardo Jany directs security operations for Bloomberg in the Americas. He has served in law enforcement with 26 years of police
service in Florida, Minnesota, and Washington State, and in the military with 33 years of combined service in the Army and Marine
Corps. Eduardo lives on Roosevelt Island and has been a Four Freedoms Park Conservancy board member since 2017.

Having been in the military and in law enforcement I
did have the opportunity to travel and move about
quite a bit. What I have learned in those years is that
as much as we may speak or dress a bit differently we
are all really quite similar in our hopes and aspirations.
We all value freedom; we value time with our families,
being able to move about without restriction, and
express ourselves freely without fear. Unfortunately
there are elements that are pulling the country to
extremes. I can't recall any time in my life that our
politicians have been so vitriolic and that hurts us. We
really do need to listen, pay attention to facts, to learn
from one another, to read, to be culturally attuned and

On your website, you quote John F. Kennedy and
Martin Luther King. Have these two leaders
informed your career and ideology? Absolutely. The
selflessness and unwavering sense of duty is
You’re one of the Conservancy’s newest board
something I admire in both those great men. JFK was
members. What first drew you to the
not without conflict and controversy yet he managed
Conservancy? First of all, I am absolutely thrilled to
to persevere and stay laser focused on moving the
be a member of the board. This is an impressive group
nation forward, as did MLK, who refused to bow to
of people who have lifetime commitments to altruism,
incredible pressure. I identify with many great
community, and philanthropy. What really drew me
historical figures, but these two really embody the
was the spirit of the board and the Conservancy, both
ideology I have hoped to promote.
of which embody FDR’s ideals. To say I am proud to
be a part of this is an understatement, and if I can
In his “Four Freedoms” speech, FDR claimed that
contribute in some small way to further the cause I
the four freedoms were attainable in our own time
and generation, “everywhere in the world.” Are we
moving closer to this goal, as a global community?
With all the recent changes, has Roosevelt Island
What can the Conservancy do to help make FDR’s
kept its small-town atmosphere? It is certainly a
vision a reality? Unfortunately I see that nationalism,
challenge to maintain the small-town feel, but the very
isolationism, and xenophobia are taking us further
structure of the island with the parks, open spaces,
away from FDR’s aspiration. Having said that I truly
and more residential versus commercial areas has
believe that the pendulum will swing back and that we
helped to keep that feel. It is nice to walk about and
do have a tremendous number of good people, young
get a smile and a wave or to see folks you know
and old; great thinkers and doers who will most
everyday. Roosevelt Island is a great neighborhood
certainly rise to the challenge to lead with innovation,
and Four Freedoms Park contributes to the beauty we
collaboration and peace. The Conservancy should
definitely be a part of these efforts through education,
awareness and outreach promoting the four freedoms.
As a political independent, do you think our
I am so proud to be part of that and I look forward to
divergent ideologies prevent us from progressing
helping achieve this in any way I can.
as a nation?

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Park Visitorship

people have made their
way by tram, subway,
ferry, foot, bike & Q102
bus to Roosevelt Island to
visit FDR Four Freedoms
State Park
Preserving an Architectural Masterpiece in the East River

Wrapping the most
vulnerable of the
Park’s 120 little-leaf
linden and five
copper beech trees
gives protection
from the sun’s harsh
winter rays.

Caring for the
Park’s 30,000
square feet of
walkways is
essential to
preserving the Kahn
design and
accessibility for all.

Jo Davidson’s
colossal bronze bust
of FDR is cleaned
and restored annually
by experts from the
foundry that
fabricated it, Polich

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Rip-rap /ˈriprap/
1. a foundation or sustaining wall of stones on an
embankment slope to prevent erosion

The rip-rap barrier is comprised of
11,000 cubic yards of local gneiss rock
that protects the Park and also collects
an estimated 10,000 lbs of washed-up
debris annually (including this message
in a bottle!).

Inspiring the Next Generation
Through FDR's Four Freedoms

Exploring FDR’s vision of “a world founded upon four essential human
freedoms”: freedom of speech & expression, freedom of worship, freedom
from want, and freedom from fear

Conservancy educators offer multiple dialogue-based programs for school groups in
grades 2-12, encouraging students to value their own voices and understand the
complex political and historical forces that shape their lives. Field trips meet New York
City and New York State learning standards and the Common Core through deep
observation, primary source learning, and persuasive writing. In addition, the
Conservancy brings the four freedoms to NYC classrooms with intensive residencies,
and teaches educators about the four freedoms through professional development
workshops at the Park. Each summer, the Conservancy hosts high school interns in
collaboration with Studio in a School to create film and social media content informed by
the four freedoms.
Guided Field Trips by Borough


Student Visitors by School Year

Inspiring Students with FDR's Four Freedoms

Here's what NYC
school teachers from
Queens’ District 30
are saying about our

“Civics education has
been brought to the
forefront of the NYC
curriculum, so all of the
info and resources are
relevant. The resources
really helped me better
understand how relevant
these issues are to our
present day.”

“The educators are
enthusiastic – the kids
definitely need more
people like this.”

“The facilitators were well
prepared, interesting, and
provided a lot of
information. Good PD.
Highly recommended.”

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Engaging with the Four Freedoms Through Media

Each summer, the
Conservancy hosts NYC
high school interns, in
collaboration with Studio
in a School, to create a
media project inspired by
the four freedoms.

The interns explore the
four freedoms through
social media and videos,
interviewing elder New
Yorkers, leading school
groups, and screening
their work.

Public Programs & Events
at Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park

In June 2017, 48 immigrants became America's newest citizens at a U.S. Department of Homeland
Security naturalization ceremony.

Our Cultural Partners Intrepid Sea, Air & Space The Roosevelt Institute
Adorama Museum Roosevelt Island Historical
Jane’s Walk, The Municipal Society
American Institute of
Art Society of New York Roosevelt Island Operating
Architects, New York
Magnum Foundation Corporation
Make Music New York Roosevelt Island Residents
American Society of
Marine Forces Reserve Band, Association
Landscape Architects,
New Orleans Roosevelt Island Senior
New York Chapter
Norman Rockwell Museum Association
Archtober, Center for
NOVA Concepts Roosevelt Island Senior
New-York Historical Society Center
Cornell Tech
New York Public Library, Scholastic Art & Writing
The Cultural Landscape
Roosevelt Island Branch Awards
NYC Ferry School of Art and Design, FIT
Drury Design Dynamics
Open Society Foundations SketchBox
East Midtown Partnership
Oxygen Eventworks Studio in a School
For Freedoms
Parks & Trails New York Theater of War
Freshkills Park Alliance
Penumbra Foundation The UNI Project
Publicolor United Nations
Gallery RIVAA
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Untapped Cities
Gracie Mansion
Reporting United Photo Industries
Great Performances
Room to Read Urban Sketchers
Hawaii Institute of Human
Roosevelt House Public Policy Waterfront Alliance
Institute at Hunter College Witness

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Clockwise from upper left: (1) over 11,000 people
visited the Park during the 2018 Roosevelt Island
Cherry Blossom Festival, one of NYC’s cultural
highlights; (2) and (3) photographers both
professional and amateur make watching the
sunset on ‘Manhattanhenge’ one of the Park’s
most popular and anticipated annual events;
(4) Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative
hosted a Park tour for 42 mayors of American
cities; and (5) volunteers at New York State
Parks’ I Love My Park Day

Four Freedoms Exemplars Lifetime Achievement Awards
Tom Brokaw - presented on June 14, 2017

Honorary Event Chair Mrs. Mario M. Cuomo and Conservancy Founder & Chair Emeritus William J. vanden
Heuvel with journalist Tom Brokaw. The Conservancy recognized Mr. Brokaw as a four freedoms exemplar
for his commitment and extraordinary leadership in defense of freedom of speech and expression.

Ambassador William J. vanden Heuvel - presented on June 13, 2018

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Senator George J. Mitchell, and Conservancy Chair Barbara Shattuck Kohn
presented this award in recognition of Ambassador vanden Heuvel's peerless work as the preeminent
guardian of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s inspired vision of “a world founded upon four essential human freedoms.”

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Sunset Garden Party Fundraiser – June 13, 2018

Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., Barbara Shattuck Kohn, Sydney & Stanley S. Shuman
William L. Bernhard, Edwina Sandys Gene Kohn, Pat Schoenfeld

Kathy & Thomas Clingan, Alexander von Perfall, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Stephen Cohen, Isabelle von
Barbara & Peter Georgescu Perfall, John vanden Heuvel Pierce, Nicholas Von Perfall, Ashley von Perfall,
Felix von Perfall, Melinda vanden Heuvel, William J. vanden Heuvel

New York State Parks Mrs. Mario M. Cuomo, Veronica & Dimitrios Liassidis,
Commissioner Rose Harvey, Sally Minard, Janet Ross Clark & Fauzia Copelin
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend
Franklin D. Roosevelt Dan W. Lufkin Clifford Ross
Four Freedoms State Park Sally Minard & Norton Garfinkle Judith McCartin Scheide
The Monteforte Foundation Sheldon H. Solow
Founding Benefactors Marilyn & Zachary Morfogen The Estate of Jean Stein
The Myers-Elkins Family Alison & James von Klemperer
Fred Eychaner, Norman L. Peck
Alphawood Foundation Chicago John vanden Heuvel Pierce $50,000-99,999
William & Melinda vanden Heuvel Bruce C. Ratner Achelis Foundation
Katrina vanden Heuvel RLM Finsbury Judith-Ann Corrente &
Wendy vanden Heuvel Rockefeller Brothers Fund Willem Kooyker
Stavros Niarchos Foundation David Rockefeller Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Arthur & Janet Ross Felix & Elizabeth Rohatyn Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel
Reed & Jane Gregory Rubin William Rollnick & & Ambassador Carl Spielvogel
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation Nancy Ellison Rollnick The Dyson Foundation,
The Starr Foundation Susan & Elihu Rose Robert F. Dyson
Charina Endowment Fund, Adrian Ross F.J. Sciame Construction Co, Inc.
Richard L. Menschel Alfred & Jane Ross George J. Gillespie, III
Vital Projects Fund, Caroline Ross Agnes Gund
Robert B. Menschel Lara Constable – Maia Rubin – David Handler
Peter Rubin Henry L. Kimelman Family Foundation
Bloomberg Philanthropies May & Samuel Rudin Family David Chen-Chun Hsu &
Sir Evelyn & Lady Lynn Forester Foundation George Chao-Chi Chu
de Rothschild Jack & Susan Rudin The J.M. Kaplan Fund,
Shelby White & Leon Levy Fiona & Eric Rudin Joan K. Davidson
Jerry Speyer & Katherine Farley Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC
Hugh Trumbull Adams Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund Lawrence & Korin Korman
Henry & Paulette Fownes Ashley von Perfall Steven & Jennifer Korman
HBO Sue & Edgar Wachenheim Almudena & Pablo Legorreta
William Randolph Hearst Kenneth & Susan Wallach May and Samuel Rudin
Foundation John C. Whitehead Family Foundation
Marlene Hess & James D. Zirin Elaine & Jim Wolfensohn Marilyn & Zach Morfogen
The Marc Haas Foundation Charles A. Myers
Newman's Own Foundation Susan & Elihu Rose
Clifford Ross Four Freedoms Park Conservancy Fiona & Eric Rudin
Judith & William Scheide Jack & Susan Rudin
Sydney & Stanley S. Shuman Donors Since Dedication Edwina Sandys
Sheldon H. Solow October 17, 2012 - Present Bernard L. Schwartz
Xhema Construction of NY Jerry I. Speyer & Katherine Farley
Anastasia Vournas &
The Achelis Foundation $500,000+ J. William Uhrig
Donald & Barbara Bady Alphawood Foundation Chicago Lucy R. Waletzky, M.D.
Lee Balter Bloomberg Philanthropies Susan & Ken Wallach
Robert & Joan Beir Dan W. Lufkin Cynthia H. Matthews Whitehead
Paul R. Beirne The Marc Haas Foundation Elaine & Jim Wolfensohn
Nicola vanden Heuvel Cohen Richard & Ronay Menschel,
Lila vanden Heuvel Coley Charina Endowment Fund $10,000-49,999
The J.M. Kaplan Fund – Natural Heritage Trust AECOM, Chris Ward
Joan K. Davidson The City of New York Margo Alexander,
Richard D. Kaplan & Edwina Sandys The State of New York Alexander Family Foundation
Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Newman's Own Foundation Allen & Company
& Carl Spielvogel The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation Amalgamated Bank,
The Dyson Foundation, Janet C. Ross, J&AR Foundation Keith Mestrich
Robert F. Dyson Sydney & Stanley S. Shuman Claudine & Fred Bacher
John & Kathe Dyson The Starr Foundation Bank of America, Anne Finucane
Lucas A. Ferrara Stavros Niarchos Foundation Robert Bates,
Barbara & Peter Georgescu William & Melinda vanden Heuvel Walter B. Melvin Architects, LLC
George J. Gillespie, III Katrina vanden Heuvel Paul Beirne
Jane & Charles L. Grimes Wendy vanden Heuvel Frank & Mary Lake Bennack
Agnes Gund Joan Bingham
Robert H. Haines $100,000-499,999 Madeline & Alan Blinder
Catherine Heckett William L. Bernhard Amanda Burden
Heineken, Royal DSM & John & Kathe Dyson Carnegie Corporation of New York,
TNT Express Paulette B. Fownes Vartan Gregorian
George Chao-Chi Chu & Barbara & Peter Georgescu Dale C. Christensen, Jr. &
David Chen-Chun Hsu HBO Patricia Hewitt
Henry & Charlotte Kimelman Marlene Hess & James D. Zirin CIT Group
Barbara & A. Eugene Kohn JKW Foundation Louise Hirschfeld & Lewis B. Cullman,
Steven & Jennifer Korman Barbara & A. Eugene Kohn Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman
Lawrence & Korin Korman Robert B. Menschel, Foundation
Elaine & Ken Langone Vital Projects Fund Distracted Globe Foundation
George Stavros Livanos Sally Minard & Norton Garfinkle Jane & Bill Donaldson

East Coast Mines and Dolly Fox James F. Capalino
Material Corp. Floss & Sandy Frucher The Hon. Henry Cisneros
Inger McCabe Elliott Anne Sutherland Fuchs Kathy & Tom Clingan
Mrs. Anne Ford Fritzy & Jack Goodman Betsy Cohn
Dr. Charlotte K. Frank Myrna & Steve Greenberg Carolyn J. Cole
Carole Bailey French & Sarah & Geoffrey Gund Maria Cole
John French III G. Morris Gurley James Collins
Richard E. French, Jr. Laura Handman & Harold Ickes Janis Conner
Jay M. Gellert Melissa & Scott Hirsch Helen Adams Cook
Jerome R. Goldstein Luciana & Eduardo Jany Devon & Jay Cross
William R. Griffith Marian B. Javits Susan Cullman & John Kirby, Jr.
Jane Whitney Gruson Renee & Dan Kaplan Mr. & Mrs. A. Haigh Cundey
Anne Gumowitz Ziva Freiman Katz Mrs. Matilda Cuomo
Heineken Gillian & Soren Larson Ide & David Dangoor
Marian S. Heiskell Judy & Leonard Lauder Kersen de Jong & Phillip Perkins
Holly Hendrix Levitt Foundation Juan Pablo del valle Perochena
Anne H. Hess & Craig Kaplan Sarah Magness Lynn & Joe Deutsch
Don & Ky Hilliker Maurice Amado Foundation Digital Provisions, Brian Selltiz
Judy & Bruce Hoechner Donald F. McHenry Margaret Douglas-Hamilton
Olivia & Warren Hoge Ed & Sandy Meyer Driehaus Foundation
Ida C. & Morris Falk Foundation Laura Nathanson Lois Dubin
Deborah & Al Jackson North Carolina Granite Corporation Helena Durst,
Langan Engineering & Sassona Norton The Durst Organization
Environmental Services, Inc. Charles John O'Byrne Robert Egan & Sue Ann Kahn
Jessica Lappin & Andrew Wuertele Susan & Alan Patricof Therese Elron
Ruth & David Levine Dailey & Gordon Pattee EmblemHealth, Karen M. Ignagni
John Lombardi, Civetta Cousins Cathy & Dick Polich John Emmerling & Dru-Ann Chuckran
Richard Lorenti & Andrew Flatt Port Morris Tile & Marble Shop Norman A. Enhorning
Anne & Vincent Mai Richard Reiss Elissa Epstein
Kenneth McPhail Sascha Rockefeller Linda Fairstein
New York Landmarks Conservancy Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. Cynthia & Lawrence Fields
Nancy Newcomb & John Hargraves Ophelia & William Rudin Randy Fleischer
Caroline Niemczyk Lisa & David Schiff Conrad Foa
The Pannonia Foundation Martha Stewart Fredrica & Stephen Friedman
Parks & Trails New York Nina M. Tandon Gail Furman
The Peter G. Peterson Fund Barbara & Donald Tober Raymond Garfinkle
Ellyn & Jim Polshek Andrew Tobias Gartner, Inc., Eugene A. Hall
Mrs. Katharine Rayner Enzo Viscusi Christopher Gates
Robert S. Rifkind Katherine Wenning & Gail & Phil George
Shelley & Donald Rubin Michael Dennis Barbara Gertel Goltzer
Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, Kate R. Whitney & Franklin Thomas Merle & Barry Ginsburg
Victoria Newhouse Anita & Byron Wien Arne & Milly Glimcher
Secunda Family Foundation William C. & Joyce C. O'Neil Alexandra & Robert Goelet
SL Green Realty Corp Charitable Trust Lee Goff
Kathy Sloane Timothy J. Wilmott David Gold
Jean Solomon & Tyler Smith David Wolkowsky Toni Goodale
Donald Sussman Elaine Yao Francis Greenburger
TF Cornerstone Nancy & William Zeitler Marilyn & Stephen Greene
Laurie M. Tisch Ene & Jim Greenfield
$1,000-4,999 Ethel Grodzins Romm
$5,000-9,999 Mr. & Mrs. James L. Abernathy Nina Barbaresi Grosvenor &
Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP Karen Adler & Laurence Greenwald James Grosvenor
Martha Armstrong Eleanor M. Alger Nancy Grover
Joel Berson George Arzt Barbara Hart & Joseph Slakas
Richard Bindler Nancy S. Baker Mas & Marcia Hashimoto
James Borynack & Elizabeth Barlow Rogers Alvin K. Hellerstein
Adolpho Zaralegui Joseph L. Barrow, Jr. Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.
Sandra A. Breakstone & Lucy & Donald Beldock Marjorie & Simon Hewett
Ronald Garfunkel Brook & Roger Berlind Pamela & Howard Hirsch
Ellen Chesler & Matthew J. Mallow Peri & Lawrence Bogert Irvin Hoechner
Michael De Chiara Merrilee & Roy Bostock Lawrence Hui
Fauzia & Clark Copelin Dan Boyd Hunter College, Jennifer J. Raab
John P. de Neufville Eugene Brickman Fern K. Hurst
Anke Dening Volcker & Jane & John Brickman International Brotherhood of
Paul A. Volcker Peter S. Britell Electrical Workers,
Aashish & Dinny Devitre Paul Broches & Julie Spain Christopher Erikson
Mitchell Draizin & Carolyn S. Brody Nancy Roosevelt Ireland
Philippe Brugere-Trelat Marcy Brownson Eileen Jachym
Philippa Durrant John Buchheit Joan & Irwin Jacobs
Fifth Floor Foundation, Lisa & Don Callahan Sharon H. Jacquet
Werner H. Kramarsky Pamela & Richard Cantor Diana J. Kalman

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Thomas H. Kean Frank E. Richardson & Roger R. Baldwin, Sr.
Patti Kenner Kimba Wood Richardson Abdo N.F. Ballester
Carrie & Stuart Ketchum Wendy & Larry Rockefeller Amy Barbee
Huda Khouri Franklin D. Roosevelt, III Salvatore Barbieri
Delos Knight & Peggy L. Day Joanna & Daniel Rose Urshula Barbour
Sarah & Victor Kovner Donna & Ben Rosen Frances & Ed Barlow
David Kramer Joel Rosenkranz Ben Barnes
Geraldine S. Kunstadter Jack Rosenthal & Holly Russell Dede Bartlett
Helen M. Kurtz Pat & John Rosenwald Marilyn Bellock
John Kurtz & Ellen Manobla Abbey & Tom Rosenwald Evey & George Benjamin
Jill Lafer H. Onno Ruding & Kathryn & David Berg
Henry A. Lambert Renee Ruding-Hekking Kari Bien
Margo Langenberg Rudolph Cluff Family Fund Leah & Dimitri Bizoumis
Edward Lehman Runestone Family Foundation Allida Black & Judy Beck
Ray L. Lent Alyce Russo Edward Bleier
Joseph Levine & Jane Cyphers Mary Jane Salk Christopher Breiseth
Nina & Ted Liebman Judith & Herb Schlosser Wanda & Stephen Brighenti
Judith Little, Wm Brian & Judith A. Pat Schoenfeld Lee Brock
Little Charitable Trust Alan D. Schwartz & Nancy Seaman Deenie & Frank Brosens
Margaret DeVane Logue Frank Sciame Suzy Brown
Judy Lotas Lise & Ronald Scott Wilhelmus B. Bryan III
Nick Ludington Priscilla & Robert Selsam Jane & George Bunn
Daniel D. Macey & Paul J. Savidge Steve Shane Thomas F. Burchill
Lyndl Marshall Dennis P. Sheahan Julie Burkart
Leni & Peter May Stephanie & Fred Shuman Sarah Camp
Susan McCone & Seth M. Siegel & Rachel S. Ringler Mary Camper-Titsingh
Robert P. Wessely Lyn Silfen Sara Caples
Ellen McCourt Elizabeth Smith Mrs. Bruce F. Caputo
Gerry McDonnell Ana Vilma Soler Claire Chafee
Diahn & Tom McGrath Jill Spiller, The Pilgrims of the US Horace Chamberlain
Jeannie Marie McGuire Ilse & Murray Stark Sandy Chan
Frances N. McSherry Janie & Jim Stern Catia Z. Chapin
Brette McSweeney Ellen Giddins Stiteler Sybao Cheng-Wilson
David Michaelis & Nancy Steiner Michael A. Stocker Richard Chera
Millbrook Vineyards & Winery Joseph Stout Peter Chermayeff &
Henry L. Miller The Hon. Robert W. Sweet & Andrea Petersen
Lynne & Frank Minard Adele Hall Sweet Cecilia Chien
Laurie Norton Moffatt, Agnes & Oscar Tang Robert Clark
Norman Rockwell Museum Marilyn Taylor Henry N. Cobb
Susan & Bob Morgenthau The Municipal Art Society of Barbara B. Cohn
Judith & Bill Moyers New York Akin Cole
Cantwell F. Muckenfuss, III & Linnaea Tillett Lisa Coleman
Angela Lancaster Zibby & Jim Tozer John Conaty & John Gunderson
John J. Murphy, John & Katinka Tunney James M. Connelly
Plumbers Local Union No. 1 Louise & Hans van Tartwijk Cornell Tech, Jane Swanson
Marjorie Nesbitt Ed Vick & Stephanie Kugelman Betty & Stuart Cotton
Liz Neumark, Great Performances Robin Vrba Edward F. Cox
New York Building Congress Carl Weisbrod Joyce & Michael Critelli
Lizabeth & Frank Newman Cora & Peter Weiss Karin Crooks
Pamela J. Newman Hugh Welsh, Royal DSM N.V. Sandra Cuneo
Susan & Peter Nitze Dolores & Clifton Wharton Ian Danic
Nancy & John Novogrod Scott D. Widmeyer John Danzer
Mrs. Jose W. Noyes Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects Cory Davenport
NYC & Company Susan R. Witter Gordon J. Davis
Daniel Offit, Offit Capital Lisa & David Wolf William J. Dean
Alison Overseth Felicia Wong Deborah Berke Partners
Joannna Patton Reva & John Wurtzburger Paula Deitz
Kirsten Meyer Peckerman Howard Zimmerman Florence & Burt Diamond
Liz & Jeff Peek Patrick DiCerbo
Laura Pels $250-999 Virginia & Peter Dimsey
Robert M. Pennoyer AARP Linda & Bernie Dishy
Barbara & Louis Perlmutter Aetna Foundation Robert Z. Dobrish &
Marnie Pillsbury Penda Aiken Elizabeth Roxas-Dobrish
Platt Byard Dovell White Architects Michael Alderman Norman Dorsen
Rod Pleasants & Steve Godwin Daniel Alpert Cathy Dove
Eileen H. Powers Susan Alt Nancy & Michael Druckman
Warrie Price Stuart Appelbaum Alexandra Dubow
Eileen & Tom Pulling Vera Aryeh Patricia J. Dunaif
Rose-Lee & Keith Reinhard Monica Atiya John Dunlop
Related Companies Andrea Axelrod Peter Elliot
Missie Rennie & Zach Taylor Julie & Bob Bailey Anne Embry

Carol Evans Edgar Legaspi Rogers Corporation
Sheila Ewing Yitian Lei Lysa Rohan
Stephen Facey Leisure Glen On the Town Richard Rollo
Nancy & Dan Fales Jean Lerman Laura D. Roosevelt
Elinor K. Farquhar Janet & David Levine Sandra Priest Rose
Alexander P. Federbush Diane Levitt Marjorie & Jeffrey Rosen
Daniel Feld Diane Lewis Susan G. Rosenthal
Janet Felleman Dorothy Lichtenstein Mary & Win Rutherfurd
Karla Fernandes-Vogel Linda & Len Lipson Ted Sacher
Joseph S. Fichera & Wendy & William Luers Janette Sadik-Khan
Anne-Marie Belli Andrew Lynn Christie C. Salomon
Ron Filler M. Klebanoff Foundation Rita Fredricks Salzman
Jeanette & Stuart Fischer Michael J. Macaluso Mariana Sanchez de Ovando
Alice Fixx Carolyn & Ian MacKenzie Hershel B. Sarbin
Barbara G. Fleischman Sheila Manischewitz Ana Saucedo
Joe Fodor Belinda & Greg Markel Jill Savitt
Kay Foster Peter J. Maroney, Jr. Marcia Schaeffer
Belmont Freeman Jo Ann & John Martinez Alexandra E. Schlesinger
Joseph Freer Barbara Massey Stephen Schlesinger
Suzanne Frye, M.D. Harriet Mayer Judith Schmidt
Richard & Linda Garfunkel Priscilla & Alan McCord Charlotte & Peter Schoenfeld
Joan H. Geismar Shivaun McDonagh Lawrence Schwartz
Bruce Gelb Edward McGuire Lisa & Robert Semple
Alexandra G. Goelet Pamela & David McKee Sybil Shainwald
Jan & Steven Golann Johanna & William McKenzie Gail Sheehy
Marilyn P. Goldberg Mr. & Mrs. Alan Meckler Susan Shehan
Sunny Goldberg Beatrix & Gregor Medinger Lynne Strong Shinozaki &
Paul Goldberger & Susan Solomon Anne Metrailler Michael Shinozaki
Sibyl R. Golden Millie Meyers Mary Silver
Judy & Morton Goldfein Gregory G. Miller Joan Simmons
Lynn Goldstein Adriana & Robert Mnuchin William M. Singer
Ryan Goodland Montclair Kimberley Academy Susanna Sirefman
Nancy & Andy Gordon Michael Morris Patrick Sloane
Carol & David Gray Hatice & Kevin Morrissey Marie Louise Smith
Joan & Franklin Green David Mortimer & Shelley Wanger Greg Solometo
Ann Griffith Ash Harry Moses Carl Sorenson
Evelyn & Gerald Gurland Lawrence Moss Joan & Michael Spero
Lewis I. Haber & Carmen Dubroc Gordon H. Mueller, Ph.D., Michael Stafford
Aaron Hamburger The National WWII Museum Ned Steele
Elisabeth Harding Lady Jill Murray Paul Stefano
Hugh & Tiziana Hardy Janice & Ken Musen Lorelei Stevens
Elaine Heffner Jan Nicholson Katherine & John Stolz
Warren Hegg Noguchi Museum Abigail Sturges & G. Daniel Perry
Stephen Heintz Daniel O'Keefe Margaret Sullivan
Anne Herrmann Jan & Tad Ogden Stuart A. Sundlun
Marcia & Bob Hider Susan & William Orzell Thomas Tesluk
Edith & Harold Holzer Jacquelyn A. Ottman Sarah L. Timpson
Pamela Howard Sally Ann Page Peter S. Tipograph
Jennifer L. Howse, Ph.D. Valerie Paley Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Troubh
Gordon Iaconetti Elaine & Steven Paul Meg & Jim Tweedy
Amb. & Mrs. Andrew J. Jacovides Dottie & Marty Payson Lori & Jeff Urbin
Diana Jelinek Ada Peluso Sir Brian & Lady Urquhart
Lisa & Keith Jewell Katrina Pence Melissa Vail
Jan J.H. Joosten Betsy Perry Anne Louise van der Does
Alan & Belinda Kahn Jane M. Pflug James van Westering
Denise Kahn Barbara G. Pine Fred VanderKloot
Jill Kastner Nancy Ploeger George Viegelmann
David Kemp Howard L. Polivy Sandra & Kuldar Visnapuu
Margaret Kerry Gina Pollara Corinne Volpe
John L. Kolp Melissa & Steven Post David H. Ward
Harold Krieger Lila Prounis Elaine Ward
Adeline & Ted Kurz Kimberly L. Quinones Bette & William Weed
Dara Lamb Rachel Quintner Ward Kate Wenner
Karen Langer George Ranalli Suzanne Wolf
Mildred & Brian Larson Caren Ray-Arnone & A. Ross Wollen
Sondra & Allan Laufer William J. Arnone Adam Yarinsky & Amy Weisser
Peter O. Lawson-Johnston Frederick Read Peter Yurasits
Carol & John Leary Jock Reynolds & Suzanne Hellmuth Felice & Glenn Zalk
Benjamin LeBlanc Rosemary Ripley
Amy Lee & Eric Cheng Barbara P. Robinson
Francine LeFrak Bonnie Roche

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$1-249 Diane DePanfilis Abdus Samad N. Haqq
1185 Comedy, Inc. Thomas E. Desmond, MD Jan Harrington
William Abernathy David Diamond Dakin Hart
Grace Acevedo Martin Diennor George Haskins
Carol Adams Rinaldo DiGiorgio Philip Haslett
Thomas Adams Jonathan DiMartino Phyllis Hattis
Carol Aerenson Thomas DiNapoli William Jody Heady
Ed Agostini Alvin Doyle Michael Heeney
Samyah Ahmed Elsa Driscoll Carolyn Hinger
BoBi Ahn Timothy A. Du Val Carla & Brian Hofland
Marise M. Allen Peter Dubow Vanessa Hoheb
Steven Alspaugh Elizabeth & Brian Duffy Gerald Holbrook
Lorraine Altman Alexander Dvorak Bebe & Richard Hoppe
AmazonSmile Foundation Emily Eich James Howie
Scott Askew Kristina Eichler Idelle A. Howitt
Karl Backus Mitchell Elinson Laura Hoyt
Daniel L. Badgley Harriet Estes Michael C. Hughes
Robert W. Balder Lois & Don Estler Amy & Brian Hyland
Rick Barton Robert Everett Phyllis Igel
Lynn Bassanese Rita & Stephen Falk David Ivanov
Amy J. Becker Justin Fallers Robert James
Sharon Becker Toni Fay Nadia Jihad
Paul Bennett Brian Fehd Steven Jonas, M.D.
Maureen Bentley Carol Feinman Lois M. Kahan
Jane C. Bergner, Esq. Anna Fierst Nathaniel Kahn
Danielle Billera Michele M. Fillion Jenny Kallick
David Biltchik Mitzi Filson Elizabeth Kamell
Alexandra G. Bishop David Fine Myron Kandel
Lewis Black Joan Firestone Linda Kane & Peter Patch
Barbara Block Leon Fischman Stan Kapinos
Steven Blumrosen Aaron Fisher Wendy & Marty Kaplan
Roger Bly David Fisher Barry Katzen
Elyse K. Bohm Judith & Alan Fishman Harvey J. Kaye
Robert C. Boneberg Gale & Michael Fitzgerald Kathleen Kelly
Paul Bostick Jan Fitzpatrick Meredith Kelly
Ashley Bottex Renee A. Flanel Martha & Jonathan Kelsler
Marian Breeze Russell A. Flinchum Lois & Michael Kempler
Carlos Brillembourg Thomas Flood Elizabeth Keys
Meryl Brodsky Ann Marie Flynn Barbara & Brewster King
Brooklyn Brewery, Steve Hindy Timothy Foley Emily King & William Michie
James Broughton Lucia Franzese Mary Jane Kinney
Carolyn Brown Dara Freed Nathan Kinney
Christopher Brown William Freimuth Philip Kivitz
Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. Annette Frezer Shannon Knapp
Bartle Bull Maria Frias Francis Knight
Michael K. Burke Felice Gaer Sherry Kohn
Joseph Burton Nancy Galasso Ann Kranis
Anthony Buscemi Cynthia Gardstein Inna Kruvi
Mavis Cain Ely Garfinkle Kiyomi Kurooka
George Calderaro Louis I. Geller Rollin LaFrance
Renata & Claus Cardinal Eric Gering Margery Laing
Chance Carpenter Kathleen & Steven Gewirtz John W. Lampl & Maria Dominguez
Ida Castro Larry Giacoletti Urban Larson
Suzanne Cawley Huntley Gill Alessandra Latour
Theodore S. Chapin Magdalena Glen-Schieneman Joseph Lauro
Rose Marie Chesro Mark S. Goldstein Diane Lavine
Hakyung Choi Miriam & Norman Golob Ralph B. Lawrence
Linda & David Clark Shirley & Herbert Gordon Elissa Lebeck
Melissa Clark Sue Gould Judy & Zoltan Lefkovitz
David Cohen Andrew Gounardes James Leheny
Ellen Kay Coleman Nancy E. Grabow Pierre A. Lehmuller
Judy Connorton Neeve & Scott Graham Carol Leimas
Lucinda Covertvail Francine Gray Ann Levine
Cristine Cronin Bobbie Greene McCarthy Paul Levine
Seth Cummins Jon Gregg Susan Lewin
Wayne Cutler Farah Jasmine Griffin Elizabeth Lightfoot
Raymond Daddazio Marie & Emilio Grossi Jack T. Linn
Jon Darnell Robert M. Gruber Astrid Lipka
George F. Davenel Deidre Haaf Rebecca F. Lipman
Catherine Delano Lydia H. Hadjipateras Lea Liu
Doreen DeLuca Clay Hamilton Vincent Lo Re

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Jane Lombardo Dan Oppenheim Patricia Sommerstad
Patricia Long James Stuart Osbourn Susan Soper & William W. Holland
Elizabeth Lubetkin Lipton Caroline Otto Susan K. Stern
Alma Luccioni Richard & Lois Pace Charles Stewart
Michael F. Lynch & Maria & Ralph Pagano Tad Sudol
Susan Moyle Lynch Kendra Pamenter George Tannenbaum
Kim MacEwan Linan Pan Amanda Tellier
Nora Mackenzie Joseph M. Pancari Jane & Steven Tennen
Don Magee Skylar Panuska Susan Terman
Dr. & Mrs. William M. Manger Clifford Pearlman Bing Thom
Judith Marchese Andrea Penkower Rosen Douglas Thompson
Kathi Marks Loretta Perez Ryan Tirre
Paul A. Marks, M.D. Carol Peters & Thomas Peters Ellen & Albert Todres
Theresa Marmo Meg & John Pinto Helene Tomich
Stephen Marmon Andrea & Andy Potash Leonard Traines
Kathleen R. Marr Jennifer C. Powers Lynn Marie Travers
Janet E. Martin Deb Prath-Schute Ana Maria Triliouris
Landon Mascarenaz Holmes Rackleff Tuxedo Park Garden Club
Nolan Matthews William Raiford Jean M. Umberger
Edward A. May Elizabeth Ramos Rodolpho Valente
Judy & Robert May Virginia & Robert Reynolds Paula Van Ness
Doyle McCarthy Genie Rice & Donald Rice Ann Veneman
Daphne & John McCarthy Stan Ries Frances Vieta
Bryan McCay Ronnette Riley Robert Vizzini
Peter McCleary Eileen Rizollo Lola Wachsberg
Elizabeth McCracken Stanley Robin Thomas Wade
Elizabeth & James McDonald Cecile Rodau Robert Waldman
Doug McLaurine David W. Roderick Matthew Walker
James McMahon Natasha Roemer Raymond M. Wapner
William McNaught Will Rogers Robert W. Warburgh
Aran McNerney Brianna Rolerson The Hon. & Mrs. Alexander P.
James McSweeney Ellen & Ken Roman Waugh, Jr.
Curt Meltzer Cynthia Roney Sharon Weiner
Joyce Mendelsohn Ford & Marni Roosevelt Myles Weintraub
Lynda Meshkov Marcus Rosenberg Salomon Weir
Richard Meyer Carmen Ross Harrison Weisner
D B Middleton Susan Rostov Stephen Weiss
Robert Miller Jennifer Rothschild Willard Weiss
Stephen Millner Nancy & Richard Rubens Stephen Weisskoff
Linda Milstein Mrs. Peter Sacerdote Louise Wells
Patricia Minard & Jerry A. Jacobson Cosim Sayid Lisa Werkstell
Rachel Minard & Douglas Philips Joan Schechter Joyce L. West
Ted Mineau Sandra Schechter Maryann White
Pramit Mitra Wyatt Gore Schiff Joshua Wiener
Kim Moscaritolo Lucy Schmeidler Keith L. Wiggs
Stephen Moser Arno Schmidt Kevin Wilcock
Jesse Moyers Monique Schoen Warshaw Gail L. Williams
Justine Murphy Bernice Schoenbaum Peter M. Wolf
William Murphy Valentine J. Schute, Jr. Nathan Woods
Anne Murray, Ph.D. Alan J. Segan David B. Woolner
Barbara Mutterperl Sara & Luke Selby Karel Woomer
Awa Ndiaye Jay E. Selman, MD Raymond Wuerfel
Rokhaya Ndiaye Judith Seslowe Cengiz Yetken
Harold Neithardt Jeffrey Seward Alan Yorker
Netherland-America Foundation Nancy L. Shapiro Deborah Zahar
Beverly Neufeld Eileen Sharaga Sheila Zaslower
Beth Newburger & Rita Sherman Giorgio Zeolla
Richard Schwartz Susan Sherman John Zuraw
Nyaguthie Ngetha Jeff Shesol
Loida Nicolas Lewis Lois A. Siegel
John Niedermyer Peyton B. Sise
Karen Nordlum James Slater
NPE Textile Inc. SMBC Global Foundation, Inc.
Thornevald Nugent Barbara & Richard Smith
Peter Nylen Christine A. Smith
Ruth O'Brien Harvey L. Smith
Jessie L. O'Connor Matthew Smith
Carol O'Rourke Mr. & Mrs. Phillip Smith
Rebecca Sucgang Ocampo Robert H. Smith, Jr.
Jane & Tom Ockers Ginger So
Daniella Ohad Smith, Ph.D. Caroline Solomon

Conservancy Staff Four Freedoms Park Conservancy, Inc. is a
Howard Axel 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that
CEO operates, maintains, and programs Franklin D.
Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park on
Paul Gonzalez
Park Ranger
Roosevelt Island, New York. Contributions help
to further the mission of the Conservancy and
Madeline Grimes are tax-deductible as provided by law.
Director of Strategic Partnerships &
To view a copy of our most recent financial
Michael Heck
Development Manager
reports, please visit:
Osborne Hodge
Park Ranger
Or contact Four Freedoms Park Conservancy,
Ryan Lockwood P.O. Box 5475, New York, NY 10185-5475, or
Manager of Education
the Office of the Attorney General, Department
Mark Lorenzo of Law, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New
Facilities Manager
York, NY 10271.
Katrina Pence
Vice President of Operations To make a contribution online:
Franklin Rivas Please visit
Park Ranger
To donate securities:
Eric Soto
Project Supervisor Please contact

Angela Stangenberg
Park Director
For information about planned giving
opportunities, please contact:
Howard Axel, CEO
Seasonal Staff | (212) 204-8831
Claire Kissinger
Federal tax identification number: 45-2716646
Ethan Mulligan
Visitor Experience Coordinator

Lena Sawyer Photos
Educator Cory Antiel inside front cover, inside back cover, pages 2, 4,
11, 14, 15; Iwan Baan front cover; Kara Baker page 13;
Jason Wang Bloomberg Philanthropies page 13; Michael Heck back cover,
Assistant Manager of Park Operations pages 6, 7, 16; Rowa Lee pages 11, 12, 13; Ryan Lockwood
pages 8, 10, 11; Josie Maszk Adkins pages 13, 21;
Patrick McMullan pages 14, 15; New York State Parks page 3;
Jason Wang pages 5, 7, 10, 13

Josie Maszk Adkins |
Four Freedoms Park Conservancy Board of Directors
William J. vanden Heuvel, Founder & Chair Emeritus • Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., Honorary Chair
Barbara Shattuck Kohn, Chair • Sally Minard, Vice Chair • Alison M. von Klemperer, Secretary
William R. Griffith, Treasurer • Clark Copelin • John S. Dyson • Barbara Georgescu • David Handler
Donald B. Hilliker • Warren Hoge • Eduardo Jany • Jessica S. Lappin • Richard Lorenti • David A. Paterson
James S. Polshek, Emeritus • Katrina vanden Heuvel • Chris Ward • William Whitaker, Ex Officio

Four Freedoms Park Conservancy operates, maintains, and programs Franklin D.
Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park to the highest standard. As steward of this
extraordinary civic space designed by Louis I. Kahn, the Conservancy advances President
Roosevelt’s legacy and inspires, educates, and engages the public in the ideals of the
Four Freedoms: freedom of speech and expression, freedom of worship, freedom from
want, and freedom from fear. The Conservancy does this by:
• safeguarding the memorial as a space for inspired use
• fostering community and understanding
• igniting conversation about human rights and freedoms today

Connect with us and join the conversation: | @4freedomspark |

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Rose Harvey, Commissioner

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