Testimony

Visit HDC’s blog http://hdc.org/blog/ to read HDCs testimony on the Proposed River Side Drive-West End Avenue Historic District, Proposed Central Ridgewood Historic District, Fairway Apartments, Hawthorne Apartments, and Citizens Savings Bank.

PROPOSED RIVERSIDE DRIVE-WEST END HISTORIC DISTRICT EXTENSION 1

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing March 22, 2011 Item 7 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN LP 2463 PROPOSED RIVERSIDE DRIVE-WEST END HISTORIC DISTRICT EXTENSION 1  The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. The Historic Districts Council been impressed by LPC’s swift and generous […]

PROPOSED CENTRAL RIDGEWOOD HISTORIC DISTRICT

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing March 22, 2011 Item 6 BOROUGH OF QUEENS LP 2448 PROPOSED CENTRAL RIDGEWOOD HISTORIC DISTRICT The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. The Historic Districts Council commends the Landmarks Preservation Commission for bringing forward this neighborhood […]

FAIRWAY APARTMENTS Testimony

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing March 22, 2011 Item 4 LP – 2484 BOROUGH OF Queens FAIRWAY APARTMENTS, 76-09 34th Avenue (aka 76-01 to 76-09 34th Avenue) The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. The 1937 Fairway Apartments, which derives its […]

HAWTHORNE COURT APARTMENTS TESTIMONY

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing March 22, 2011 Item 5 LP – 2461 BOROUGH OF Queens HAWTHORNE COURT APARTMENTS, 215-37 to 215-43 43rd Avenue and 42-26 to 42-38 216th Street The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. In the far edges […]

Citizens Savings Bank Testimony

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing  March 22, 2011 Item 3 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN Citizens Savings Bank, 150 Canal Street (aka 54-58 Bowery) The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. When I walked over to have a look at the bank, I […]

“The Bowery: A History of Grit, Graft and Grandeur.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/20/realestate/20cover-the-bowery.html BEFORE the Bowery bums and urban blight, before the restaurant-equipment dealers flooded the sidewalks, before lighting stores illuminated storefront windows and before the area became known as a haven for punk rock, one of New York’s oldest thoroughfares fell into the cross hairs of real estate speculators. They helped transform it into one of […]

The Bowery: A History of Grit, Graft and Grandeur, Book Talk & Lecture – 3/31

Thursday March 31, 7:30pm BOOK PARTY / FORUM The Bowery: A History of Grit, Graft and Grandeur Eric Ferrara, Rob Hollander & David Mulkins Sliding scale: $6/$10/$15 Free for Brecht Forum Subscribers The Brecht Forum 451 West Street (West Side Highway) between Bank & Bethune Streets (212) 242-4201 http://brechtforum.org/civicrm/event/info?id=11879&reset=1 Neighborhood preservation, community preservation and cultural […]

HDC's New Maps!!

http://www.communitywalk.com/historic_districts_council/historic_districts_council/map/1007962 HDC’s new maps with our Six to Celebrate neighborhoods, Neighborhoods at risk, and recently designated districts. HDC is proud to work with so many diverse neighborhoods throughout New York City. View our website for information on these and other neighborhoods HDC is working with. http://hdc.org/  http://hdc.org/neighborhoodatrisk.htm

HDC Maps

http://www.communitywalk.com/historic_districts_council/historic_districts_council/map/1007962 View HDC’s new maps with our Six to Celebrate neighborhoods, Neighborhoods at risk, and recently designated districts. HDC is proud to work with so many diverse neighborhoods throughout New York City. View our website for information on these and other neighborhoods HDC is working with. http://hdc.org/  http://hdc.org/neighborhoodatrisk.htm 

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