Historic Districts Council’s New President:Architect Françoise Bollack

Historic Districts Council Elects New President

 Historic Districts Council Elects New President, The Historic Districts Council has elected architect Françoise Bollack as the organization’s eighth president. Ms. Bollack is the first woman to serve as HDC’s President. Architect Françoise Bollack Françoise Bollack, AIA, is a registered architect with over 30 years of experience in architectural design, preservation and adaptive reuse. Born in […]

Historic Districts Council Elects New President, Architect Françoise Bollack

June 30, 2011 – The Historic Districts Council, the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods, has elected architect Françoise Bollack as the organization’s eighth president. Ms. Bollack is the first woman to serve as HDC’s President. Françoise Bollack, AIA, is a registered architect with over 30 years of experience in architectural design, preservation and […]

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These Neighborhoods want designation!

http://hdc.org/neighborhoodatrisk.htm: HDC’s list of unprotected neighboorhoods in need of designation is steadly decreasing! There are still many more neighborhoods that need protection. Check out our list and see all the areas we have helped gain desingation; and all those who still need support.

On Extending the West End-Collegiate Historic District Extension

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Landmarks Preservation Commission Designation Hearing,  June 28, 2011 Item 16: LP 2462 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN PROPOSED WEST END-COLLEGIATE HISTORIC DISTRICT EXTENSION 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 […]

On Landmarking the Elridge House in Richmond Hill

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Landmakrs Preservation Commission Designation Hearing, June 28, 2011  Item 13: LP – 2473 BOROUGH OF QUEENS DANIEL ELDRIDGE HOUSE, 87-61 111TH Street The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. Even in a neighborhood as architecturally rich as Richmond Hill, […]

On Landmarking The Garner Mansion

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Landmarks Preservation Commission Designation Hearing,   June 28, 2011 Item 15 : LP – 2245 BOROUGH OF STATEN ISLAND WILLIAM T. & MARY MARCELLITE GARNER MANSION, 355 Bard Avenue The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. The Garner Mansion […]

New Manhattan Landmarks!

DNAinfo A neo-Tudor Gothic style townhouse in Turtle Bay, a terra cotta-clad loft building in the West Village and a Federal style house on the Bowery are among Manhattan’s newest landmarks. The Lo-Down: The Bowery Alliance of Neighbors (BAN) is sending around a news release in celebration of the Landmarks Preservation Commission voting to protect 135 […]

Historic District Approved for Crown Heights!!

The city Landmarks Preservation Commission today approved a 610-building historic district in the Brooklyn neighborhood, from Bergen Street to the north, Eastern Parkway to the south, and Nostrand and Brooklyn avenues to the west and east, respectively… New York Post (blog)  

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