Historic Pub Crawl- Pictures

The Historic Districts Council and Chrysalis Archeological Consultants  led a tour  of the architecture, history and beverages of some of New York City’s oldest watering holes. The tour  began with a tasting of Chrysalis bitters at the Merchant’s House, brewed from an historic recipe and inspired by a 19th century bottle recently found at a Bowery […]

HDC@LPC July 22, 2014

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 156207- Block 8040, lot 68- 102 Shore Road – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival style house designed by H.H. Ross and built in 1908, and a freestanding garage built in 1910. Application is to alter fenestration, install new railings, create a new exterior stair and install […]

BK Live-Losing Our Churches

On July 17, 2014 Simeon Bankoff Executive Director of the Historic Districts Council discussed how many Brooklyn churches are being converted into condos. BRICartsmedia.org/bkindiemedia BK Live 07/17/14: Losing Our Churches from Brooklyn Independent Media on Vimeo.

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Articles and Media Coverage: Preservation and the Battle to Preserve It

Press Articles on the Proposed Landmarks Reforms My Rules for Thee, But Not for Me: The City Destroys a City-Owned Landmark: by Jeffrey A. Kroessler,April 16, 2015 Historic preservation saved New York City: 50 years after the passages of a landmark law, celebrate its legacy: by Jeffrey A. Kroessler, April 19, 2015 Demolition freeze may cover 80% of the city: […]

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Historic Pub Crawl

Join the Historic Districts Council and Chrysalis Archeological Consultants for a taste of the architecture, history and beverages of some of New York City’s oldest watering holes. The tour will begin with a tasting of Chrysalis bitters, brewed from an historic recipe and inspired by a 19th century bottle recently found at a Bowery archaeological […]

A Good Summer= Good Drinks and a Good Book

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2014, Volume 11, Number 5    Historic Pub Crawl Join the Historic Districts Council and Chrysalis Archeological Consultants for a taste of the architecture, history and beverages of some of New York City’s oldest watering holes. The tour will begin with a tasting of Chrysalis bitters, brewed […]

HDC@LPC July 8, 2014

Item 3 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 157412- Block 8020, lot 6- 10 Richmond Road – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival style house built in 1966. Application is to legalize repaving the driveway, sidewalk, and gutter, enlarging and repaving the front walkway, rebuilding the entrance steps, and rebuilding the driveway retaining wall without […]

The Historic Districts Council Analysis of The Real Estates Board of New York’s ‘Housing Production on NYC Landmark Properties’ Study

  HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2014 Volume 11, Number 5 —————————————————————————————————— The Historic Districts Council Analysis of The Real Estates Board of New York’s ‘Housing Production on NYC Landmark Properties’ Study The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) is at it again! To welcome new LPC Chair Meenakshi Srinivasan on her first day, the trade association and […]

It’s a Summer of Tours, Libations and Literature !!

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2014, Volume 11, Number 4   Six to Celebrate Tours From Yiddish to Chinese and Beyond: A Walking Tour of Historic Libraries in Chinatown Thursday, July 10, 6:00PM (WALKING TOUR) Visit two of the busiest Carnegie libraries in the New York Public Library system as well as other […]

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