Animals Are Us; Celebrating the Peter J. Solomon Collection

Anthropomorphism in Children’s Literature; Celebrating the Peter J. Solomon Collection Why do we tell stories to children through and about animals? Are there reasons why we shouldn’t? Animals Are Us explores these questions and more through influential historic examples of anthropomorphism in dialogue with contemporary books drawn from the collection of Peter J. Solomon (Harvard College Class…

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New Gate Outside Houghton Library Adds Another Story to Storied Harvard Yard

Photos by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer

Designer reveals a hidden world, rich history This month a new gate was unveiled in Harvard Yard, near Houghton Library. It was made possible through support from Peter J. Solomon ’60, M.B.A. ’63, and his wife, Susan, as part of a larger gift, announced in January 2019, to renovate Houghton Library. That donation also included an extensive…

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A Gate of Whimsy: The Peter J. Solomon Gate at Harvard

Photograph by Jim Harrison.

JOHN HARVARD’S JOURNAL by JACOB SWEET By HARVARD STANDARDS, the gate outside Lamont Library wasn’t really a gate. “It was just an extension of the fencing,” says Nazneen Cooper, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ assistant dean of campus design and planning. Unlike the Yard’s other notable gates, this one lacked any distinguishing features or artistic flourishes—it…

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Solomon Partners Sponsors Runway of Dreams Gala

Solomon Partners was proud to sponsor the annual Runway of Dreams Fashion Show and Gala for a second year in a row. The event kicked off New York Fashion Week with a revolutionary evening to celebrate the industry’s inclusivity of people with disabilities. Thirty models with disabilities walked the runway wearing adaptive clothing designs by…

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Solomon Partners Conquers Tough Mudder

Tough Mudder

For the third year in a row, Solomon Partners employees put their physical strength to the test during the 2018 Tough Mudder Long Island. The event took place on Saturday, July 21st and our team included 20 employees from the New York office. The Tough Mudder course is 10 miles long, with 20+ obstacles through mud,…

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Solomon Partners Proudly Sponsors the Cherokee Creek Music Festival to Raise Money for Children’s Charities


The Cherokee Creek Music Festival is the major annual fundraising event of Cherokee Crossroads, Inc., a nonprofit formed in 2007 to raise money for children’s charities and local public service organizations in the Texas Hill Country. Cherokee Crossroads, Inc. has donated to impactful charities, including Heroes for Children, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, Ronald McDonald…

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Mark Boidman Raises Funds for Cycle for Survival

Mark Boidman Charity Bikeride

 On February 10, 2018,  Managing Director and Head of Media Services for the firm, Mark Boidman participated in a 5-bike team at Equinox in New York for a grueling 4-hour cycle challenge to raise funds for the charity, Cycle for Survival. Mark’s #GFYC team alone managed to raise over $80,000. Founded in 2007, Cycle for…

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PJSC’s Spring 2016 Volunteer Event

NYC Partnerships for Parks

PJSC was pleased to team up with NYC’s Partnerships for Parks on Saturday, May 14, 2016 to help restore fencing and playground equipment in Winston Churchill Square in the West Village. Thanks to the dedicated work of over a dozen PJSC employees (and some help from Mother Nature), the beautification mission was a success and…

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Stephen Siller 2015 Tunnel to Towers Run/Walk

Tunnel to Towers 2015

Stephen Siller was a New York City firefighter who lost his life on September 11, 2001 after strapping on his gear and running through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the Twin Towers. The Stephen Siller Foundation continues his legacy by supporting our nation’s first responders and service members. PJSC was happy to be part of…

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