HDC@LPC – June 25, 2013

Item 1 LP – 2490 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN TAMMANY HALL, 100-102 East 17th Street/44-48 Union Square East As many of you know, the Historic Districts Council and others have been advocating for more than a decade for the designation of this corner stone of Union Square.  The 1928 Colonial Revival style building, now home to […]

E-BULLETIN- Support Local Community Groups

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2013, Volume 10, Number 6   Campaign to Preserve the Carnegie Libraries This year the Historic Districts Council launched a new campaign to combat the potential loss of historic community libraries. Our strategy: This Campaign will lead to the nomination of all the New York City Carnegie Libraries […]

2013 Preservation Now! Conference Pictures & Video

2013 Preservation Conference- Preservation Now! Pictures and video from the HDC 2013 Preservation Conference, held March 1-3 2013 To view the conference video click here 

LANDMARK WEST!- “Meet the City Council Candidates”

  The New York Times has reported (5/30/13) that real estate developers, big property owners, banks, insurance companies and investment firms have established a $10 million PAC in order to become aggressively involved in 2013 NY City Council elections to support and elect 21 candidates to further their “pro-development,” anti-neighborhood, anti-small business agenda.    LANDMARK WEST! is hosting a unique “Meet the […]

E-BULLETIN: HDC’s Summer of Walking Tours Continues!! Exclusive tour of Williamsburg + 6TC Tours!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2013, Volume 10, Number 5   The Domino Effect: A Walking Tour of Williamsburg Thursday, July 11, 2013 6:00pm (tour will take approximately 2 hours)   As a follow-up to HDC’s recent screening of The Domino Effect, we offer a complementary tour that examines these real-life issues in […]

The Domino Effect: A Walking Tour of Williamsburg- August 15, 2013

The Domino Effect: A Walking Tour of Williamsburg Thursday, August 15, 2013 6:00pm (tour will take approximately 2 hours)   Click here to view pictures from the July 11th tour!      HDC held a complementary tour on July 11th  as a follow-up to HDC’s screening of The Domino Effect. It was so well received  that we […]

HDC@LPC – June 18, 2013

Item 7 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 141230- Block 1903, lot 53- 228 Washington Avenue – Clinton Hill Historic District An Italianate style rowhouse built c. 1868 with an associated garage built in the 20th century. Application is to demolish the garage and to construct a new connected building, and to extend the areaway […]

E-BULLETIN-Campaign to Preserve the Carnegie Libraries; First Avenue Estate Updates

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2013, Volume 10, Number 4 Campaign to Preserve the Carnegie Libraries The Historic Districts Council recognizes New York’s public library systems as one of the city’s most important resources. Each branch is an anchor in its community and is where countless generations of New Yorkers have been nurtured […]

E-BULLETIN- Summer Six To Celebrate Tours!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2013, Volume 10, Number 3   2013 Six To Celebrate Tours  Have you been wondering how you’re going to explore and discover this great city over the summer? Well here’s your answer! Join HDC on our fantastic walking/ bike tours of the Six To Celebrate neighborhoods. The tours […]

HDC@LPC – June 11, 2013

Item 1 LP – 2528 BOROUGH OF QUEENS FOREST PARK CAROUSEL, West of Woodhaven Boulevard, north of West Main Drive, Forest Park, Woodhaven In 1966 Forest Park lost its beloved carousel, which was installed around 1910, in a fire.  Luckily a few years later, it acquired one that more than made up for its loss.  […]

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