Party Recap, Film Event and Tours!

  2014 Six to Celebrate Launch Party!      Last night the Historic Districts Council officially welcomed the 2014 Six to Celebrate groups from Atlantic Avenue, Forest Close, Historic Staten Island Cemeteries, Madison Square North, Park Avenue and New York City Libraries! Together with advocates from this year’s groups, previous Six to Celebrate groups and […]

Secret Lives Tour: One Wall Street

The Bank of New York Mellon Wednesday February 26, 2014 at 4 P.M. The Historic Districts Council  invites you to tour three spectacular spaces in the Art Deco tower at One Wall Street. Built across from Trinity Church as the Irving Trust Building, the limestone skyscraper is a private wonder occupied today by The Bank […]

January Events: Party, Tour & Panels!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL January 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 2014 Six to Celebrate!!!   Meet the New Neighborhoods on Wednesday, January 29, 6:00 pm 208 West 13th Street                           Top from L-R: Forest Close, Queens; New York City’s Public Libraries; […]

HDC@LPC January 21, 2014

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 148228- Block 149, lot 11- 91-95 Chambers Street – TriBeCa South Historic District A store and loft building in 1852-53, and altered in the Commercial style by William F. Hemstreet in 1924. Application is to install a rooftop fence. HDC finds that the semi-circular portion of the […]

2014 Six to Celebrate Party, Continuing Education Panels, Have You Seen Any Historic Plaques?

    2014 Six to Celebrate!!!   HDC is thrilled to announce its 2014 Six to Celebrate, an annual listing of historic New York City neighborhoods and institutions that merit preservation attention. This is New York’s only citywide list of preservation priorities coming directly from the neighborhoods.   Launching in conjunction with the 2014 list […]

HDC Co-Founder Bronson Binger Dies, Judge Rules Against NYU Expansion on Parks

Judge Rules NYU Expansion Plan Builds on Parks! In an important legal ruling, NYS Supreme Court Judge Donna Mills found that elements of the proposed NYU expansion plan would build on land which has long be used as public parkland, although not officially designated as such. It is possible to build on parkland but the […]

HDC’s Inaugural Design Awards: Entry Deadline January 13th

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL January 2014, Volume 11, Number 1 ONE WEEK UNTIL THE DEADLINE!   HDC is seeking nominations for the 2014 Historic Districts Council Design Awards. Architects and owners may submit recently completed work, including alterations within historic districts and to historic buildings wherever in the city they may be. Entries […]

HDC@LPC January 7, 2014

Item 18 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 130395- Block 520, lot 54- 43 King Street – Charlton-King-Vandam Historic District A rowhouse built c. 1830 and altered c. 1955. Application is to alter the front façade and construct rear yard and rooftop additions. While a simpler entrance, like that proposed here, could be appropriate, it […]

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