Six to Celebrate tour of The Bowery

Six to Celebrate tour of The Bowery  On September 17th we will tour The Bowery, one of Manhattan’s oldest thoroughfares, stretching from Cooper Square to Chatham Square. The area has a fascinatingly rich history, ranging from a fashionable shopping and residential neighborhood at the end of the 18th century, to a bustling center of dry […]

2012 Six To Celebrate

Be one of our 2012 Six To Celebrate Neighborhoods! Applications are now being accepted. If you have any questions feel free to contact Nadezhda Williams nwilliams@hdc.org, 212-614-9107 ext 11 http://hdc.org/img/6%20to%20Celebrate%202011/ap%20formSIX%20TO%20CELEBRATE%202012.pdf

2012 Six To Celebrate!

Be one of our 2012 Six To Celebrate Neighborhoods! Applications are now being accepted. If you have any questions feel free to contact Nadezhda Williams nwilliams@hdc.org, 212-614-9107 ext 11 http://hdc.org/img/6%20to%20Celebrate%202011/ap%20formSIX%20TO%20CELEBRATE%202012.pdf

Lecture: Restoring the Merchant's House Museum

  16 August 2011     Lecture: Restoring the Merchant’s House Museum         GVSHP is proud to be co-sponsoring a program with our friends at the Merchant’s House Museum! When: Tuesday, August 30- 6:30 P.M.  Where: Hudson Park Branch Library, 66 Leroy Street (off 7th Avenue South)  Cost: free; reservations required  RSVP: […]

Lecture: Restoring the Merchant’s House Museum

  16 August 2011     Lecture: Restoring the Merchant’s House Museum         GVSHP is proud to be co-sponsoring a program with our friends at the Merchant’s House Museum! When: Tuesday, August 30- 6:30 P.M.  Where: Hudson Park Branch Library, 66 Leroy Street (off 7th Avenue South)  Cost: free; reservations required  RSVP: […]

Expanding the Stuyvesant Heights Historic District!

Expanding the Stuyvesant Heights Historic District! 18 years after its first hearing, the proposed Bedford-Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District had an overwhelmingly positive hearing on Tuesday August 2nd– in fact, no one had a negative word to say.  A packed room of supporters included elected officials, preservation advocates and proud residents, and calls were made […]

August 9, 2011

ITEM 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 12-0228 – Block 2102, lot 54- 314 Carlton Avenue – Fort Greene Historic District An Italianate style house built c. 1857. Application is to demolish an existing rear extension and construct a rear addition. While the existing extension is modest in scale, the new extension would project […]

HDC’s Six to Celebrate Tours: Bicycle Tour of Bedford-Stuyvesant

Bicycle Tour of Bedford-Stuyvesant: The Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood contains an astonishing number of architecturally, historically and culturally significant structures, including rowhouses, mansions, religious buildings, and schools dating from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Although there are currently two designated historic districts in the area, the vast majority of Bedford Stuyvesant’s architectural splendor is unprotected. The […]

Regarding the proposed Bedford-Stuyvesant /Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before the Landmarks Preservation Commission Regarding the proposed designation of the Bedford-Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District August 2, 2011 The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods and buildings. HDC is thrilled to have the opportunity to speak in support of the Bedford-Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant […]

Lost Stages of the Lower East Side: Walking Tour of Theaters

 Lost Stages of the Lower East Side Saturday, August 13, 2011 12:00pm-2:00pm Cezar Del Valle will be conducting a walking tour for the Lower East Side History Project $20 per person, RSVP not required Meet Outside of the Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery Subway: F train to 2nd Avenue More Information: 347-465-7767

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