Final free Pre-Conference Lecture! AIA credit Architect Panel!

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL February 2013, Volume 10, Number 3 TOMORROW!- Wednesday, February 27, 6:00pm- 8:00pm Landmarks Law: The Backbone of Preservation An often-hidden aspect of the preservation movement is its direct impact on people. Preservation attracts professional expertise, employs skilled craftspeople and encourages citizen activism.  Join us to find out what professionals […]

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HDC@LPC – February 26, 2013

Item 14 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 136229- Block 230, lot 5- 321 Canal Street – SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District A Federal style rowhouse built in 1821, altered in the mid-19th century to accommodate a commercial ground floor. Application is to alter the façade and install new storefront infill, replace windows and alter the […]

E-BULLETIN: Preservation Conference this weekend!!!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL February 2013, Volume 10, Number 2 JOIN US THIS FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY! The Nineteenth Annual Preservation Conference! March 1-3, 2013   March 1: Keynote Address and Opening Night Reception Friday, March 1, 6:00pm – 9:00pm Fashion Institute of Technology, Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, West 27th Street and Seventh Avenue, […]

PRESERVATION NOW! Keynote Presentation by Dr. Clement Alexander Price

 HDC Annual Preservation Conference March 1-3, 2013 “PRESERVATION NOW! TODAY’S VICTORIES, LOSSES AND ONGOING BATTLES!” “Might This Be the Best of Times?: A Consideration on the Future of Historic Preservation” Friday, March 1, 6:00pm – 9:00pm Fashion Institute of Technology, Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, West 27th Street and Seventh Avenue, Manhattan Keynote Presentation by Dr. Clement […]

Landmarks Designates Five Firehouses and Considers Lower East Side Nursing Home

The Bialystoker Home had an excellent designation public hearing on Tuesday.  Although the building ceased operation as a nursing home last year and is currently up for sale, the owners stated that they were not opposed to landmarking.  Nearly twenty other speakers, including CM Margaret Chin, Community Board 3, Friends of the Bialystoker, and HDC, […]

BSA Rejects Owner’s Appeal to Legalize Fifth Story on Underground Railroad House Requires LPC to Review Permits; Lawsuit Threatened

On Tuesday, the Board of Standards and Appeals unanimously voted that the Hopper Gibbons house must fall under the jurisdiction of the Landmarks Preservation Commission and that the owner would have to get approval from them to keep their addition before re-applying for a waiver to the Multiple Dwelling Law allowing such an expansion.  However, […]

E-BULLETIN-Hopper Gibbons house goes to court & NYC gets 5 new landmarked firehouses!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL February 2013, Volume 10, Number 2 BSA Rejects Owner’s Appeal to Legalize Fifth Story on Underground Railroad House Requires LPC to Review Permits; Lawsuit Threatened On Tuesday, the Board of Standards and Appeals unanimously voted that the Hopper Gibbons house must fall under the jurisdiction of the Landmarks Preservation […]

E-BULLETIN: Conference, Pre-Conference and Continuing Education

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL February 2013, Volume 10, Number 2  Announcing the Nineteenth Annual Preservation Conference! March 1-3, 2013  HDC is pleased to announce its 19th Annual Preservation Conference,“PRESERVATION NOW! TODAY’S VICTORIES, LOSSES AND ONGOING BATTLES!” This Conference takes its inspiration from recent trends in preservation and the relationship between development and preservation […]

Passive House, Row House, Geothermal, Oh MY!

Join HDC for: Passive House, Row House, Geothermal, Oh MY! as part of our Continuing Education Series Wednesday, March 13, 2013 9am-1:30 pm The Neighborhood Preservation Center 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 Fee: Public – $125 / Friends – $100 Includes continental breakfast *Through this program you are eligible for 4 AIA Approved […]

E-BULLETIN: Proposed East Midtown Rezoning

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL         February 2013, Volume 10, Number 1   Proposed East Midtown Rezoning   In fall 2012, the Historic Districts Council surveyed the entire area proposed for rezoning to identify East Midtown’s architecturally and historically significant buildings worthy of consideration for landmark status. The survey tours were […]

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