E-Bulletin: The Year Might Be Ending But Our Fantastic Programs Aren’t !!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2013, Volume 10, Number 9 Continuing Education: Working with Historic Buildings Preservation 101: Working with the Landmarks Preservation Commission Tuesday, December 3rd, Check-in and Continental Breakfast-9:00 AM Lecture- 9:15 AM-11:30 AM Tenzing Chadotsang and Jenny Fernandez of the LPC will speak about the landmarks process, specifically addressing frequent questions […]

HDC@LPC November 26, 2013

Item 12 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 143874- Block 146, lot 7502- 115 West Broadway – TriBeCa South Historic District A Italianate/Second Empire style store and loft building built in 1864-65. Application is to legalize the sidewalk alterations performed in non-compliance with Certificate of No Effect 08-1546 issued August 15, 2007 Vault lights are […]

E-Bulletin- Landmarks Lion Awards was Spectacular!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2013, Volume 10, Number 8 The 2013 Landmarks Lion honoring Hugh & Tiziana Hardy was a great success. The event was held on the 58th floor of the Empire State Building on Tuesday November 19, 2013. As guest entered they were greeted by a view of the beautiful orange […]

E-Bulletin: Tours, Coffee, and Lectures HDC has it all!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2013, Volume 10, Number 7 SECRET LIVES TOUR: GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL  Thursday, November 21st 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM Join the Historic Districts Council for a Secret Lives Tour of Grand Central Terminal.  With the Terminal winding down from a year long centennial celebration, come explore the hallowed passageways, […]

HDC@LPC November 19, 2013

Item 12 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 140548- Block 1213, lot 7504- 107 West 82nd Street – Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District A  Renaissance Revival style flats building with Queen Anne style elements designed by Thom and Wilson and built in 1893. Application is to construct a rooftop addition. HDC finds the […]

SAVING THE LIONS’ CAGE: NYPL’S MULTI-STORY STACKS

Friday, December 6th 6PM Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003. The plan to remove millions of books from the New York Public Library’s century old building at 42nd Street and 5th Avenue has caused an outcry from writers and scholars, but less has been said about the book stacks that […]

E-bulletin: Midtown East Rezoning Sent Back to the Drawing Board!

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2013, Volume 10, Number 6 Midtown East Rezoning Sent Back to the Drawing Board! Last night, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Council member Dan Garodnick announced that they would not support the current rezoning proposal for Midtown East; citing “among other issues, we remain concerned with the price, […]

E-bulletin: Oh The Many Things You’ll See!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2013, Volume 10, Number 5 Greenpoint Brooklyn, Walking tour Saturday, November 17th   2:00PM – 4:00PM With Francis Morrone Following on the success of HDC’s Six to Celebrate tour of Greenpoint back in July, we are pleased to announce a second tour of this fascinating neighborhood! This time, focus […]

Secret Lives Tour: Hidden Collections at the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Secret Lives Tour: Hidden Collections at the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library Monday, January 27, 2014 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM   Join HDC for a tour of Columbia’s Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library and a unique peek at treasures in the Avery Classics collection of rare books. Designed by the legendary architecture firm […]

HDC@LPC November 12, 2013

Item 6 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 126768- Block 274, lot 30- 76 State Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District A Gothic Revival rowhouse built in 1848, and later altered. Application is to replace the sidewalk. Bluestone sidewalks are important features of many historic districts, enhancing their character and creating a very physical link […]

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