HDCs Conference is Way More Than Just a Conference

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL February 2014, Volume 11, Number 7 In This Issue: 20th Annual Preservation Conference: New Design + Old Places and Design Awards Ceremony– March 7 and 8 Join the Preservation Fair! HDC @ LPC Supporting Good New Design        Only two weeks to the 20th Annual Preservation Conference […]

Continuing Education: Working with Historic Buildings

 Introducing Exciting, New Professional Panels! Working with Historic Buildings: A Six Part Continuing Education Series This continuing education series will look at technical, regulatory and design issues related to working with New York City’s many historic buildings.   Tuesdays, December 2013 to February 2014 Check-in and Continental Breakfast-9:00 am Lecture- 9:15-10:15 am Neighborhood Preservation Center 232 East […]

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Six to Celebrate in the News

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL February 2014, Volume 11, Number 6 In This Issue: Six to Celebrate in the News The Historic Districts Council’s Six to Celebrate groups have been making headlines since the program’s inception. We continue to be very proud of all the amazing work these community groups have accomplished. Most recently […]

In Need of Lectures, Conference, Tours and Brochures? HDC Has the Cure!

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL February 2014, Volume 11, Number 5 In This Issue: Continuing Education: New Design in Historic Districts– February 25 Secret Lives Tour: One Wall Street- February 26 20th Annual Preservation Conference: New Design + Old Places and Design Awards Ceremony– March 7 and 8 2013 Walking Tour Brochures   Continuing […]

HDC@LPC February 18, 2014

Item 19 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 150241- Block 1399, lot 23- 841 Lexington Avenue, aka 155-157 East 64th Street – Upper East Side Extension Historic District A simplified Colonial revival style store and apartment building, designed by Thomas W. Lamb Inc., and built in 1929. Application is to install a bracket sign and […]

Preservation Pays!

“There are area owners convinced that investing in their historic buildings makes good business sense.”  Real Estate Weekly Preservation Pays! REBNY’S Campaign Against Landmark Protection Is Misguided By Jeffrey Kroessler Renovation, restoration the trend in Midtown East By David V. Griffin   Preservation Pays! REBNY’S Campaign Against Landmark Protection Is Misguided   Image from the 2011 Bedford-Stuyvesant community […]

Six to Celebrate Walking Tour Brochures

Six to Celebrate walking tour brochures are now available for purchase, and as downloadable PDFs. Enjoy the beautiful spring weather with our Six to Celebrate walking tour brochures ! Take a Literary Tour of New York’s Neighborhoods! Walking Tour Brochures are now available for purchase, and as downloadable PDFs. For the past three years the […]

HDC@LPC – Designation Testimony February 11, 2013

Item 2 LP – 2564 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN (FORMER) FIREHOUSE ENGINE COMPANY 29, 160 Chambers Street A private home, a boarding house, a private school, a hotel, a police department, a hospital, and a firehouse – who  says an old building can’t be adaptively reused?  160 Chambers Street has been all of these things, reflecting […]

Come to the Park Avenue Public Hearing

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL February 2014, Volume 11, Number 2 On Tuesday, February 11, the proposed Park Avenue Historic District will have a Public Hearing at the Landmarks Preservation Commission, at 4pm (arrive by 3pm) at the Municipal Building 1 Centre Street, 9th Floor New York, NY 10007.  The proposed district encompasses the […]

Urban Cemeteries as Historic Landscapes Part II:

NYC Parks Cypress Hills Cemetery The New York Chapter of the Association for Gravestone Studies and The Evergreens Cemetery Preservation Foundation Invite you to three lectures in the Uncommon Ground Series: Urban Cemeteries as Historic Landscapes Part II: Design, Topography/Geology and Stewardship The subject of urban cemeteries, both private and public, will be explored with a view toward greater […]

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