November 1, 2011

Item 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 117642- Block 1079, lot 49- 627 3rd Street – Park Slope Historic District A neo-Renaissance style rowhouse designed by Axel S. Hedman and built in 1910. Application is construct a rooftop addition, perform excavation, and modify the rear façade and front areaway. HDC finds the proposed work […]

November 6th & 7th: Main Street Forum in Liberty, New York

Main Street Forum 2011

Andrew Scott Dolkart on Morningside Heights, November 2!

Andrew Dolkart Presentation on Morningside Heights

A Lecture by Architect Dan Allen

Jion HDC’s Vice President, Dan Allen for a lecture on Restoring the Yiddish Art Theater;  presented by GVSHP! When: Tuesday, November 8 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. Where:  Third Street Music School, 235 East 11th Street (between 2nd & 3rd Avenues) Cost: free; reservations required RSVP: or 212-475-9585 ext. 35 (More information)

nypl: Happy birthday, George Washington Bridge! Today in 1931, the famous bridge opened to traffic f

What's in the new E-bulletin? A Lion, a designation & some scrabble!

Oct 25, 2011 Bulletin v4

Delving into Isham Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

Sunday, October 30, 2011 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Isham Park Manhattan Northeast corner of Seaman Avenue & Isham Street  Free Join Sidney Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus, American Museum of Natural History, as he leads his first geology, history and natural history walk through Isham Park.  Stroll through the park with Sid and discover its historical features, […]

Fall Series:

~The Landmarks of Labor~ Film, Tour & Panel! “Landmarks of Labor” is a series of programs exploring New York City’s 20th century buildings where workers and organizers lived, worked, and staged notable events related to the labor movement. Learn about the history and future of New York’s labor buildings – including homes, factories, and public […]

October 18, 2011

Item 9 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 122116- Block 1063, lot 37- 52 8th Avenue aka 242-253 Berkeley Place – Park Slope Historic District A mansion designed by F. Carlos Merry and built in 1886. Application is to alter openings on the Berkeley Place façade. HDC finds the proposed opening alteration appropriate, but asks […]

New Six To Celebrate Events:

Six To Celebrate Presentation: Jackson Heights, Queens Monday, October 17, 6:00pmPresenter: Daniel Karatzas, Jackson Heights Beautification GroupLocation: The Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street in Manhattan. The Bowery Tour: October 22nd, 11am 

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