E-BULLETIN -3/30/2012

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL March 2012, Volume 9, Number 5 ~Annual Preservation Party and Grassroots Awards!~ Join us for HDC’s Annual Preservation Party and Grassroots Awards. The event will take place on Tuesday, June 5 from 6 to 8pm at the recently reopened, reinvigorated and expanded South Street Seaport Museum at 12 Fulton […]

2012 Preservation Party and Grassroots Awards!

22nd Annual Preservation Party and 13th Annual Grassroots Awards!   The Historic Districts Council holds a yearly event to honor those who have been especially influential in the preservation world. The Grassroots Awards are given to those who have worked tirelessly for their neighborhoods; by gaining recognition and protection for New York’s historic buildings.       […]

Public forum for St. John the Divine

Title: Public forum for St. John the Divine Location: Bank Street College of Education 610 West 112th Street (Btwn B’Way & RSD) Description: The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine is planning to build 2 apartment towers on the northern section of the close, along 113th St between Amsterdam Ave and Morningside Drive. Please […]

Public Forum for St. John the Divine

Title: Public Forum for St. John the DivineLocation: Bank Street College of Education 610 West 112th Street (Btwn B’Way & RSD)Description: The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine is planning to build 2 apartment towers on the northern section of the close, along 113th St between Amsterdam Ave and Morningside Drive.Start Time: 19:00Date: 4/3/2012End […]

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Yorkville Bank Building Gets Designation!

UPPER EAST SIDE—The Historic Districts Council support the designation of the Yorkville Bank Building at 1511 Third Avenue as an individual landmark. “The elegant Italian Renaissance Revival-style building is not only a handsome addition to Third Avenue’s streetscape, it is also a reminder of the once largely German and Eastern European neighborhood it served and is named […]

March 27, 2012

ITEMS TO BE HEARD FOR DESIGNATION: Item 1 LP – 2510 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN YORKVILLE BANK BUILDING, 1511 Third Avenue HDC is happy to support the designation of the Yorkville Bank Building as an individual landmark.  The elegant Italian Renaissance Revival-style building is not only a handsome addition to Third Avenue’s streetscape, it is also […]

Isham Park Centennial-Planning and Gardening Event!

Six To Celebrat 2011- Inwood Join your friends for coffee and donuts in the park! SATURDAY MARCH 24, 2012  10:00 am to 1:00 pm EVERYONE WELCOME! KIDS! ADULTS! PETS! Come learn, strategize, plan and plant! In preparation for the celebration of the Isham Park Centennial this September, please come to a planning and gardening event!  […]

March 20, 2012

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 128751- Block 1145, lot 8- 611 Vanderbilt Avenue – Prospect Heights Historic District A Renaissance Revival style store and flats building designed by Peter M. Cassidy and built in c. 1893. Application is to legalize the replacement of storefront infill and an exterior security gate without LPC […]

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL March 2012, Volume 9, Number 4  S.O.S. – SAVE OUR SHIPS!             New York City’s historic structures are not just on land.  Historic ships, like the Lilac and the Mary A. Whalen, call the city home, adding history and life to our waterways. Many […]

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March 12, 2012 – Public Design Commission

24273, 24370, 24371 Reconstruction of the Rieglemann Boardwalk, Brighton Beach and Coney Island Beach The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. HDC regularly reviews projects affecting historic properties which are subject to public review by municipal agencies from the perspective of protecting the historic, […]

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