HDC@LPC – April 1, 2014

Item 4 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Manhattan 149648- Block 23, lot 19- 18 Broad Street – Individual Landmark Historic District A neo-Classical  style building designed  by George B. Post and built in 1901-03. Application is to install a Fast Acting Security Shutter. HDC finds the proposed security shutter too much of an intrusion for […]


Grace Church, the 165-year-old Richard Upjohn building has just finished a fantastic restoration, revealing thousands of red, yellow and gold-painted stars of its ceiling for the first time in a century. It’s a perfect place to celebrate the brightest stars of preservation, and we hope you’ll join us.     For directions to the event […]

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The American immigration story and the important role Staten Island played

  Staten Island was home to the Marine Hospital quarantine station that operated from 1799-1858.  It was located approximately where the Staten Island Ferry Terminal is today, up the hill past Borough Hall and across from the St. George Theatre. In the 1840-1850s, there was a complex of “pest” tents and hospital structures. Patients were segregated by […]

Reinterment at Court House (Marine Hospital) Cemetery Please Join us for the Reinterment at Court House (Marine Hospital) Cemetery Sunday, April 27, 2014, 12:30 pm, limited seating Central Avenue and Hyatt St. Marine Hospital Quarantine Station (1799-1858) & Commemorative Booklet Between 1799 and 1858, Staten Island was home to the Marine Hospital Quarantine Station, ALL […]

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Preservation Pays! REBNY’S Campaign Against Landmark Protection Is Misguided

By opposing preservation, REBNY and its allies oppose the will of the people BY JEFFREY A. KROESSLER/New York Observer Imagine New York City without a landmarks law protecting historic neighborhoods and buildings. Actually, one does not have to imagine. There are examples aplenty across the five boroughs. From urban renewal sites to the apartment towers rising […]

HDC@LPC – March 25, 2014

Item 1 LP – 2475 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN (Former) FIRST GERMAN BAPTIST CHURCH (LATER UKRAINIAN AUTOCEPHALIC ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. VOLODYMYR/LATER CONGREGATION TIFERETH ISRAEL TOWN AND VILLAGE SYNAGOGUE), 334 East 14th Street Every building in New York has a story to tell. The structure at 334 East 14th Street is unique in that it tells […]

Voices from the Neighborhood: Linda Mariano from FROGG (Friends and Residents of Greater Gowanus)

Voices from the Neighborhood   Telephone Interview on experiences with the Six to Celebrate Program With Susan Hopper, HDC Board Member Date of interview: 8-30-2013 Name: Linda Mariano     Email/Tel: joeandlinda393@aol.com  718-935-0446 Neighborhood/Group/Year of participation:  Gowanus/FROGG (Friends and Residents of Greater Gowanus); 2011 Six to Celebrate Participant ——————————————————————————————————- Why did you apply to Six […]

District Lines- Spring 2014

The Historic Districts Council’s newsletter, District Lines, was published regularly since 1987 to 2009, and covered contemporary preservation issues throughout New York City, as well as giving special care to highlight broader issues of preservation that have an impact on public policy. To read the previous issues click here . HDC resumed District Lines with the […]

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…What Was That, Designation Freezes The City? I Beg To Differ

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL March 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 In This Issue: New Design + Old Places Post Conference Tours HDC@LPC schedule New Design + Old Places Post Conference Tours     Modern Interventions in Park Slope  Sunday, March 30, 2014, 11am While there is rarely room in Brooklyn’s Park Slope Historic District for […]

HDC@LPC – March 18, 2014

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Manhattan 152108- Block 187, lot 30- 105 Hudson Street – TriBeCa West Historic District A Beaux-Arts style office building by Carrere and Hastings and built in 1890-92, with a four-story addition designed by Henri Fouchaux and built in 1905. Application is to construct a barrier-free access ramp and […]

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