Six To Celebrate: Bay Ridge Tour

Saturday, October 20 10:00 am This tour is SOLD OUT – Thank You!   Bay Ridge’s richly varied architecture, made up of vibrant commercial districts, uniform rowhouse blocks, historic wood frame farmhouses, Victorian mansions, magnificent places of worship, pre-war apartment buildings and quaint cul-de-sacs, tells its fascinating story.  To ensure that Bay Ridge retains this […]

E-BULLETIN: HDC Files Suit Against NYU Expansion Plan

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2012, Volume 9, Number 6 Historic Districts Council Files Suit Against NYU Expansion Plan Earlier this week, HDC joined with NYU faculty, neighbors and local community groups in a legal action challenging the recently-approved plan to expand New York University’s real estate into the designated open space of […]

Six To Celebrate 2011: Isham Park Centennial Celebration

Saturday, September 29, 2012 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Enter at Broadway entrance above Isham Street (Festivities sited on lawn at the top of Isham Park) Inwood Tiger Band & Heavenly Voices Chorus from I.S. 52 will open the ceremonies marching into the park from Broadway Also featuring various speakers, story booth, performers, historical park […]

One Wall Street 2012

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Secret Lives: One Wall Street event on September 19th, 2012.  It was a pleasure to spend the evening with our gracious guests Louise Meière Dunn and Hildreth Meière Dunn, and a special thank you to Chris McKay of One Wall Street. We look forward to seeing you at future […]

Join HDC for Fun Fall Events!

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2012, Volume 9, Number 4 The Historic Districts Council has added several exciting events to our already full September schedule! -Secret Lives Presents– Kevin Roche at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Tuesday, September 25th at 2 p.m. Tickets: $30 Contact: ashedd@hdc.org or 212.614.9107 The redesign and impending reconstruction […]

The Shore Thing: A Practical Seminar on Shoring Methods and Case Studies for Historic Builidings

   *Wednesday, October 10th 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Neighborhood Preservation Center 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 As a building ages, its structural integrity can weaken. From buildings to trenches to ships, shoring practices play an imperative role in the safety and security of many structures, both new and old. Join […]

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Kevin Roche: Metropolitan Museum of Art

     -Secret Lives Presents- Kevin Roche at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Tuesday, September 25, 2013 at 2 p.m.  The redesign and impending reconstruction of the Fifth Avenue entrance plaza at the Metropolitan Museum of Art appears to signal the end of a 45-year long series of design commissions at the Met by the firm […]

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL: Tours, Brochures, and Talks

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2012, Volume 9, Number 3  ——————————————————————————————————- Park Avenue in Context: Film Clips and a Discussion of the Midtown Rezoning Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 6:00pm Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street Between Second and Third Avenues, Manhattan In this fun program of film clips and commentary, architectural historian […]

Six to Celebrate: Victorian Flatbush Bike Tour

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us on Saturday, September 15th for the Victorian Flatbush bike tour.  The weather was beautiful, we had fantastic tour guides and it was overall, a great start to the fall season!

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Six To Celebrate 2013 Application

The Historic Districts Council is happy to announce a call for applications for the 2013 Six to Celebrate. The purpose of this program is to provide strategic resources to neighborhood groups at a critical moment so that they can reach their preservation goals.  The program will help community activists learn to use tools such as […]

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