Landmarks Commission to remove 96 sites from consideration

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is proposing to remove 96 sites and properties from consideration for landmark designation at a public meeting on Tuesday, December 9th.  Most of these sites have been under consideration for several years. LPC has stated to us that their reasoning for removing these properties from consideration is political in nature – […]

HDC@LPC – November 25, 2014

Item 1 LP – 2567 BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN CHESTER COURT HISTORIC DISTRICT, 15-31 Chester Court and 16-32 Chester Court The Historic Districts Council is pleased to support the designation of the 18 rowhouses comprising Chester Court, located in the Prospect Lefferts Gardens neighborhood of Brooklyn. Roughly two years ago, residents on the block reached out […]

E-bulletin 11.24.2014

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 In This Issue: Taming Manhattan: An Illustrated Book Talk- Nov. 25 Six to Celebrate Atlantic Avenue Scavenger Hunt-Nov. 29 Six to Celebrate 2015 Applications- Dec.1 ——————————————————————————————————— Taming Manhattan: An Illustrated Book Talk TOMORROW NIGHT! Tuesday, November 25, 2014  6:30 PM Silver Center […]

Landmarks Lion Award 2014- Andrew Scott Dolkart

Landmarks Lion Award Ceremony & Dinner Honoring Andrew Scott Dolkart Date : November 19, 2014 Time: 6 PM Location: India House, 1 Hanover Square, New York, NY 10004  The Historic Districts Council, the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods, will present its annual LANDMARKS LION AWARD on November 19 to Andrew Scott Dolkart, Professor of Historic Preservation and Director of the […]

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Andrew Scott Dolkart in the NYT Sunday Routine

  2014 Landmarks Lion Award Andrew Scott Dolkart  Credit-Ramsay de Give for The New York Times The Historic Districts Council’s 2014 Landmark Lion recipient, Andrew Scott Dolkart was featured in the New York Times Sunday Routine. “For a Student of the City, It’s Always New  Andrew S. Dolkart: A Chronicler of New York Old and New” […]

HDC@LPC – November 18, 2014

Item 1CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Bronx 160850- Block 2285, lot 69- 445 East 140th Street – Mott Haven East Historic District A neo-Renaissance style tenement building designed by George F. Pelham and built in 1902-03. Application is to replace windows.   Item 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Bronx 160851- Block 2285, lot 67- […]

Apply to be one of the 2015 Six to Celebrate groups!

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 In This Issue: Taming Manhattan: An Illustrated Book Talk- Nov. 25 Six to Celebrate 2015 Applications- Dec.1 Campaign to Preserve the Carnegie Libraries —————————————————————————————————— Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City An Illustrated Book Talk   Tuesday, November 25, 2014  Updated […]

Carnegie Library- Richmond Hill

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2014, Volume 11, Number 2 In This Issue: History of the Queens Library System Six to Celebrate Queens Carnegie Library- Richmond Hill  Campaign to Save the Carnegie Libraries —————————————————————————————————— History of the Queens Library System        The genesis of the Queens library corporation was the Long Island […]

Preservation Consultant- Job Posting

About the Historic Districts Council The Historic Districts Council (HDC) is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods.  For more than 40 years, HDC has been a vital force helping to preserve historic neighborhoods, buildings and open spaces throughout the five boroughs and furthering our city’s preservation ethic. We accomplish these goals through three […]

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Six to Celebrate Fall Events

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2014, Volume 11, Number 1 In This Issue: Six to Celebrate-Atlantic Avenue Tour- November 8 The Dilemmas of Historic Districts and Urban Design in An Era of Skyscrapers- November 15 Six to Celebrate 2015 Applications- December 1 Mott Haven-Port Morris Waterfront Plan- December  17 History of Atlantic Avenue […]

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