Six To Celebrate 2013 Launch Party Photos!

Thanks to everyone who came out last night to learn more about the 2013 Six to Celebrate neighborhoods we will be working with this year. Our intentions of bringing everyone together to connect, discover and educate one another on the preservation issues of theses neighborhoods was achieved.   HDC appreciates your continued support and dedication […]

Proposed East Midtown Rezoning: Gallery of Potential Individual Landmarks

To read more about the rezoning click here HDC Identifies Buildings of Interest in the East Midtown Rezoning Area. View a pdf of the map: East Midtown Rezoning Map with Historic Resources They have been separated into five different building types: Residential: Hotels: Institutional: Pre-War Commercial/Office Buildings Post-War Commercial/Office Building Additional Buildings of Concern: The […]

E-BULLETIN: City Council Deliberates on East Village Historic District

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL  City Council Deliberates on East Village Historic District Tuesday, January 29, 11 am The East Village/Lower East Side Historic District will be heard before City Council Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Siting and Maritime Uses this Tuesday, January 29th at 11:00 am. Come out to the Council Committee Room on […]

Preservation Now!: Free February Talks and Panels

Historic Districts Council’s 19th Annual Preservation Conference: Preservation Now! Pre-Conference Panel Discussions: As part of Preservation Now!,HDC is pleased to present panel discussions on emerging topics in preservation. These programs are FREE but RSVP is required. Preservation and Technology Wednesday, February 20, 6:00pm – 8:00pm Advances in technology have changed the ways we can interpret […]

19th Annual Preservation Conference, Preservation Now!

Preservation Now!  Today’s Victories, Losses and Ongoing Battles! UPDATE! Attendees eligible for 3 AIA LUs For Details of the Event View the Brochure HERE.To Purchase Tickets,Please Scroll to the Bottom of the Page To learn about the pre-conference panels click HERE The 2013 Preservation Conference takes its inspiration from recent trends in preservation and the […]

E-BULLETIN:Come meet the 2013 Six To Celebrate Neighborhoods

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL     January 2013, Volume 10, Number 3 2013: Six to Celebrate Launch Party! Date: Tuesday – January 29, 2013 Location: University Settlement, 185 Eldridge Street, Manhattan Description: Announcing the 2013 Six to Celebrate neighborhoods Time: 6-8 pm Please join the Historic Districts Council as we announce the neighborhoods selected for the […]

HDC@LPC – January 22, 2013

Item 17 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 138879- Block 1257, lot 1- 476 Fifth Avenue – The New York Public Library, Individual Landmark A Beaux-Arts style library building designed by Carrere & Hastings and built in a 1898-1911. Application is to install rooftop mechanical equipment, replace windows, modify a window opening and modify the […]

E-BULLETIN: HDC has celebrations and education in 2013, come join us!

    E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL     January 2013, Volume 10, Number 2 2013: Six to Celebrate Launch Party! Date: Tuesday – January 29, 2013 Location: University Settlement, 185 Eldridge Street, Manhattan Description: Announcing the 2013 Six to Celebrate neighborhoods Time: 6-8 pm Please join the Historic Districts Council as we announce the neighborhoods selected […]

19th Annual Preservation Conference: Preservation Now!-Pre-Conference Panel Discussions:“Preservation and Technology”

Historic Districts Council’s 19th Annual Preservation Conference: Preservation Now! Pre-Conference Panel Discussions: Wednesday, February 20th 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. The merge between technology and preservation has changed how we are able to interpret the past.  This is not only true of the built environment that surrounds us, but of our social and cultural history as well.  […]

Report from the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s Designation Hearing for the proposed Harrison Street and Bedford Historic Districts

Two long-sought-after historic districts finally got public hearings at the Landmarks Preservation Commission yesterday.   The two districts, both of which community members have been advocating for years for consideration, were originally scheduled for an October hearing at LPC, but that meeting was cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy.   Since 1976, the Mud Lane Society for […]

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