Exclusive Green-Wood Cemetery Twilight Tour and Catacomb Visit

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL April 2013, Volume 10, Number 11    Coffee Talk- Requests for Evaluations with Mary Beth Betts May 6 8:30 – 10:00 AM Neighborhood Preservation Center 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 Each year, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission receives and evaluates approximately 200 Requests for Evaluation for new landmarks, […]

Cathedral of St. John the Divine- Nominated for three registers of endangered sites-

GLOBAL ACTIONS WILL HELP PREVENT THE DESECRATION OF THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE IN NEW YORK CITY In an unprecedented step, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine has been nominated to three major national and international registers of endangered sites. Located in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, the Cathedral is the […]

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E-BULLETIN-The League of Preservation Voters is Back; and Bed-Stuy has an extension!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL April 2013, Volume 10, Number 10   The League of Preservation Voters is Back! HDC is bringing back its successful League of Preservation Voters initiative for the 2013 elections. The program works to help communities and elected officials partner together to better preserve the historic resources that make each […]

E-BULLETIN: Do you like events? Do you like free events? If yes ( & let’s face it, it’s yes) then check out all our free events!!!

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL April 2013, Volume 10, Number 9 THE PAST CHAIRS OF THE LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION LOOK TO THE AGENCY’S FUTURE Thursday, April 25th, 2013 6:30 p.m. The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen, 20 West 44th Street (between Fifth & Sixth Avenues) Click here to view the invitation Who did they talk […]

HDC@LPC, April 23, 2013

Item 12 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 132604- Block 586, lot 7- 74 Wooster Street – SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District A factory designed by Charles Mattam and built in 1869. Application is to install new storefront infill, remove shutters, enlarge a light well and construct a rooftop addition. While HDC finds the storefront infill […]

E-BULLETIN- Past Chairs of the LPC discuss the future of the Commission

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL April 2013, Volume 10, Number 8 Past Leaders Look To The Future: THE PAST CHAIRS OF THE LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION LOOK TO THE AGENCY’S FUTURE Thursday, April 25th, 2013 6:30 p.m. The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen, 20 West 44th Street (between Fifth & Sixth Avenues) Click here to view […]

P.S. 199 (270 West 70th Street) Support Letter to Robert Tierney

P.S. 199 (270 West 70th Street) April 16, 2013 Honorable Robert Tierney Landmarks Preservation Commission Chair Municipal Building 1 Center Street, 9th Floor New York City, New York 10007   Dear Chair Tierney, I am writing today to join Council Member Gale Brewer, Landmark West!, and others in urging you to calendar P.S. 199 (270 […]

E-BULLETIN-South Street Seaport Updates

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL April 2013, Volume 10, Number 5 South Street Seaport Updates   Last month City Council voted to approve the rezoning of South Street Seaport requested by the Howard Hughes Corporation, with a few changes.  Those changes may sound good, but, as the Save Our Seaport Coalition shows, other than […]

Committee to Save the New York Public Library: The Central Library Plan

The Truth About the Central Library Plan Executive Summary The Central Library Plan (CLP) would close and sell two major public libraries – the Mid-Manhattan branch and the Science, Industry, and Business Library (SIBL) – and consolidate their functions within the 42nd Street Research Library building. To accomplish this, the Research Library’s seven-story book stacks […]

Marking Spaces: New York City’s Historic Districts on the Panorama of the City of New York

Marking Spaces: New York City’s Historic Districts on the Panorama of the City of New York Queens Museum of Art; New York Ave Flushing Meadows Corona Park Queens, NY 11368 Sunday, April 14 3 – 6pm   Please join us at the Queens Museum of Art for an Opening Reception for a new exhibit showcasing New […]

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