Each of our programs have also been re-imagined just for you, so you can even explore on your own! Each button will take you to a different program where a virtual classroom will guide you through all the program activities.
So get your pens and paper ready, and don’t forget to share your creations with us!
Let’s Start Creating!
Let’s learn all about a special type of building called a brownstone! Create and draw your own buildings while learning about their parts, decorations, and history.
Discover all of the different pieces that make up your commuity! Learn all about the buildings where people live, eat, and ship while imagining your dreams for the future.
Local History Detectives
What did your neighborhood look like 100 years ago? Explore old photographs and maps to see how the streets around you have changed over time.
Inspiration is all around us! Explore the sights, sounds, and poetry of the city through sensory poems written about New York. Create your own poems to share your perspective.
How can we protect our buildings? Why should we protect buildings and places? Learn about what landmarks are and how they are designated, then explore them around your neighborhood.
Take a deep dive into the architecture of our city! Learn about the styles and features of buildings right here in our neighborhood, then become a budding architect by using those clues to design your own buildings.
There are shapes everywhere! If you look hard enough, you can find them in the buildings, parks, and streets all around you. Learn how architects put shapes together to build new things!
KPF is made possible by the contributions of Council Members Helen Rosenthal and Mark Levine, as well as the New York State Council of the Arts (NYSCA) and the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA). With their support, Landmark West’s KPF program offers a suite of seven 3-part courses aligned with the NYC Core Curriculum in Upper West Side public schools for free every year.