HDC@LPC October 15, 2013

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 136468- Block 2557, lot 13- 74 Kent Street – Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District A German Renaissance Revival style factory built c. 1904-08. Application is to alter the front façade and construct a rooftop bulkhead,  and excavate the rear yard. It is nice to see restoration […]

E-BULLETIN:Aluminaire House Testimony

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2013, Volume 10, Number 4 Full testimony for the Aluminaire House Proposal On Tuesday October 15th the Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing regarding a proposal to add the Aluminaire House to the Sunnyside Gardens Historic District, along with new residential buildings which are designed by […]

E-BULLETIN: 125 Years of Bronx Parks: A Free Four-Part Lecture Series

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2013, Volume 10, Number 3   Six to Celebrate events in October! Looking for a fun way to spend Columbus Day?  Head to the Bronx Zoo for a fascinating FREE lecture program about the history of the Bronx Parks system, then enjoy FREE admission to the Zoo! 125 […]

HDC@LPC October 8, 2013

Item 13 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 137503- Block 1164, lot 42- 230 Park Place – Prospect Heights Historic District An Art Deco style apartment building designed by Phillip Birnbaum and built in 1937. Application is to establish a Master Plan governing the installation of windows. While it is nice that the proposal includes […]

E-BULLETIN- Fun tours now less $$!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2013, Volume 10, Number 2 Secret Lives Tours in October! HDC’s Secret Lives Tours highlight some of the most original and rarely-seen spaces in New York. The series takes attendees inside unique and spectacular spaces in the city, both big and small, to learn about their purpose, history and preservation. Secret […]

E-bulletin- Save Our Seaport Rally!!- October 5th

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2013, Volume 10, Number 1 SAVE OUR SEAPORT! Rally Saturday October 5th, 2:00 PM Water and Fulton Street, at the Titanic Memorial Lighthouse Join HDC, Save Our Seaport and many others as we rally against the destruction of South Street Seaport. The South Street Seaport Historic District is […]

E-Bulletin: Exclusive Tours, Scavenger Hunt and Discussing Good Government

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2013, Volume 10, Number 7 Monday Morning Coffee Talk: Monday, October 7th 8:30 – 10:00 AM Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 October 7: The role of community activism and advocacy in affecting “good” government The Citizens Union of the City of New […]

Six To Celebrate Tour: Tribeca-Pictures

Tribeca, Manhattan Matthew Postal, architectural historian led the Six to Celebrate walking tour of Tribeca on Saturday, September 28, 2013. Additional support for the Six to Celebrate Tours is provided by New York City Councilmembers Inez Dickens, Daniel Garodnick, Stephen Levin and Rosie Mendez.

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