• 2017 Grassroots Preservation Awards

    The 2017 Grassroots Preservation Awards : Tue., May 2nd,  at Saint Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery Every year, the Historic Districts Council celebrates New York’s brightest community preservationists with our Annual Grassroots Preservation Awards. The party will take place on Tuesday, May 2nd, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Saint Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 E 10th St, New York, […]

  • Now Hiring: Spanish-Language Fellow

    Seize the opportunity to preserve, improve, and celebrate the places that make New York great Introducing the Spanish-Language Fellowship The Historic Districts Council was recently awarded funding by Governor Cuomo and the New York State Council on the Arts to hire a paid Spanish-language fellow to work on outreach, organizing, and education efforts in bilingual […]

  • HARLEM & THE FUTURE

    A day-long conference focused on West Harlem’s resilience-Saturday, April 29, 2017 9AM-5PM HARLEM & THE FUTURE:  Preserving Culture & Sustaining Historic Character in a Changing Environment   Join us at a day-long conference focused on West Harlem’s resilience in the face of neighborhood change. Today, what do you think of when you think of Harlem? Will […]

  • Open to the Public – Making Our Story Heard! Conference Tours

    HDC will host five walking tours of a diverse range of neighborhoods and sites on weekends in April Conference Program More Information about the 2017 Conference Sunday, April 30 at 1:00PM          Greenwich Village’s Legacy of Activism From class warfare in Astor Place to garment workers and beatnik musicians in and around Washington Square to anarchists […]

  • YORKVILLE’S IMMIGRATION HISTORY: THREE TOURS

    Join HDC and Francis Morrone for a comprehensive look at the immigrant history of the Upper East Side of Manhattan YORKVILLE’S IMMIGRATION HISTORY: Saturday, April 1 at 2:00PM Saturday, May 6 at 2:00PM Saturday, June 3 at 2:00PM   Join HDC and Francis Morrone for a comprehensive look at a curiously under-recognized swatch of New […]

  • HDC’s Preservation School | Spring 2017

    Come learn the basics and then some about Historic Preservation- AIA Credit Available; 6:00-8:00pm The Historic Districts Council is pleased to present a series of classes that will illuminate the essentials of historic preservation. Whether you live in a historic district, serve on your local community board or just want to learn about the built […]

  • Success For Loew’s 157 Theater!

    Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez has officially endorsed the designation of the United Palace Theater! Update: Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez has officially endorsed the designation of the Loew’s 175th aka United Palace Theater! At a press conference at the United Palace Theater, CM Rodriguez announced that he was in support of the Landmarks Preservation Commission designation. He said […]

  • Preservation in the News

    How a Mott Haven Man Tries to Preserve His Neighborhood Brooks said some of his neighbors, who have lived in their homes since the 1950s and 1960s, paid $16,000 to $18,000 for their property, and have no mortgage. And Brooks wants these people to stay. “I noticed there was always an interest in what’s new, […]

  • Six to Celebrate App

      HDC now has a Six to Celebrate app! All the amazing information in the walking tour brochures is now available right on your phone   (or tablet). You can learn about the history of each Six to Celebrate neighborhood along with additional information about specific sites within each neighborhood. Now all you have to do […]

  • East Midtown Rezoning- List of Designated Buildings

    Update: The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted to calendar 12 buildings in East Midtown The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted to designate the Citicorp Center, 601 Lexington Avenue in East Midtown on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 — The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted to designate 11 buildings in East Midtown on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Minnie E. […]

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