Arts, Culture, and Humanities

The SS Columbia Project

  • New York, NY
  • http://www.sscolumbia.org

Mission Statement

The SS Columbia Project is working to restore SS Columbia, the United State's oldest surviving passenger steamer and a technical and an artistic marvel. Once restored, she will revive the grand tradition of the Hudson River excursion steamboats and reconnect New York City to the Hudson Valley.

Main Programs

  1. STEAM Education
  2. Onboard Cultural Programs

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Service Areas

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New York

Once restored, Columbia will reconnect New York City to the Hudson Valley and inspire tourism and economic development opportunities.

ruling year

2007

Executive Director

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Ms. Liz McEnaney

Keywords

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maritime, historic , preservation, education, community, sustainable, arts, development,

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EIN

03-0594755

 Number

2431859871

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

History Museums (A54)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs

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Program 1

STEAM Education

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Education

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Program 2

Onboard Cultural Programs

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Service Areas

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New York

Once restored, Columbia will reconnect New York City to the Hudson Valley and inspire tourism and economic development opportunities.

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The SS Columbia Project

Leadership

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Executive Director

Ms. Liz McEnaney

BIO

Liz is an architectural historian and preservationist. She has curated museum exhibitions, developed site interpretation plans, and advocated for the waterfront issues in both New York City and the Hudson Valley.

Prior to finding her sea legs, Liz was Executive Director of the James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation and worked for artist Maya Lin's What is Missing? Foundation. She has also been involved in Hudson Valley-focused initiatives. She produced the documentary film Hudson Rising and worked with the Commissioner of the New York State Quadricentennial Commission.

Liz is an adjunct professor in the Urban Design and the Historic Preservation program at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. She also teaches in the Sustainable Urban Design Program at NYU Tandon Engineering.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Robert Elliott

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