FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION: THE DOMINO EFFECT

THE DOMINO EFFECT with the documentarian of the film: Megan Sperry Monday, April 29th 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, New York, NY 10003. You must RSVP to attend. Please contact ashedd@hdc.org or 212.614.9107. The Community Preservation Corporation’s “New Domino” project—the redevelopment of the Domino Sugar Factory on the East River into a complex of 2,200 […]

HDC’s Statement on the NYPL’s Central Library Plan

NYPL’s Central Library Plan The New York Public Library is an institution that embodies the altruistic principle that education is the great societal elevator. It was founded in the belief that everyone should have access to the resources necessary for self-improvement. Unfortunately, with the NYPL’s pursuit of the Central Library Plan, it appears that mission […]

Nuts and Bolts! Four Centuries of Technical Preservation Issues in New York City Buildings

HDC Continuing Education Series: Nuts and Bolts! Four Centuries of Technical Preservation Issues in New York City Buildings 17th – 21st Century Case Studies This course will examine restoration projects on buildings ranging from the 17th to the 20th century, looking at specific structures to represent the construction methods of each particular period. Presenters, including two […]

Historic Districts Council 2013 Grassroots Preservation Awards and Annual Preservation Party

Each year, the Historic Districts Council honors activists and groups  who have campaigned for community preservation in New York City. The Grassroots Preservation Awards are given to those who have worked tirelessly for their neighborhoods and communities, and have strove to better our city  through their efforts. This Year’s Award winners are a broad group […]

E-bulletin:HDC is full of fun events and education for the Spring!!! Art Deco, Film Screening, and Walking Tour Brochures

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL March 2013, Volume 10, Number 3   Monday Morning Coffee Talk   April 1, 2013 Tenzing Chadotsang, Director of Grants and Outreach, NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission 8:30am -10:00am Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, Manhattan This program is FREE!  Reservations are required and space is limited.  Please contact: bzay@hdc.org The […]

HDC@LPC March 19, 2013

Item 27 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 130682- Block 1407, lot 51- 150 East 73rd Street aka 1009-1017 Lexington – Upper East Side Extension Historic District A Colonial Revival style apartment building designed by Cross & Cross and built in 1922-23. Application is to establish a master plan governing the future replacement of windows. […]

E-BULLETIN: Coffee Talk, Secret Lives Tour: The Art and Murals of Hildreth Meière

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL March 2013, Volume 10, Number 2   Monday Morning Coffee Talk April 1, 2013 Tenzing Chadotsang, Director of Grants and Outreach NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission 8:30am -10:00am Neighborhood Preservation Center 232 East 11th Street, Manhattan   This program is FREE!  Reservations are required and space is limited.  Please contact: […]

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Secret Lives Tour: The Art and Murals of Hildreth Meière

Date: CANCELED     Join the Historic Districts council for a very special Secret Lives Tour: The Art Deco Murals of Hildreth Meière. Hildreth Meière (1892-1961) was a renowned Art Deco muralist, whose numerous gfd commissions grace government and commercial buildings and houses of worship across the country. Her work can be seen all over New […]

E-BULLETIN- General Growth’s plan for Pier 17 in the South Street Seaport Historic District

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL March 2013, Volume 10, Number 2 Pier 17 – It’s not over yet! If it seems like the fight for Pier 17 in the South Street Seaport Historic District has been going on for years, well, that’s because it has.  From General Growth’s plan that dates back to 2007 […]

Coffee Talk- Spring 2013

  April 1st  8:30 – 10:00 AM Neighborhood Preservation Center 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission recently launched its Permit Application Guide to help property owners file effective and thorough permit applications on landmark properties.  The guide lists materials to be submitted, describes the criteria a project must meet to qualify for […]

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