Secret Lives Tour: E.R. Butler & Co. Decorative Hardware

Join HDC for a tour of E.R. Butler & Co.’s beautiful Prince Street building and impressive decorative hardware showrooms.   Behind the doors of many of New York’s most architecturally stunning façades, are equally elegant interiors. E.R. Butler & Co. has been designing, creating and distributing fine architectural hardware and decorative furnishings in the spirit […]

NY State Court of Appeals Agrees to Hear Case Against NYU Expansion Plan

For Immediate Release:     February 24, 2015 Contact:  Linda Cronin-Gross or Sonya Landau, LCG Communications: o: 718.853.5568; linda@lcgcommunications.com, (c: 917.767.1141); sonya@lcgcommunications.com, (c: 520.204.3390) BREAKING NY State Court of Appeals Agrees to Hear Case Against NYU Expansion Plan; Could Save Village Parks From Destruction, Affect Countless Parks and Open Spaces in the City and State; Actor and Activist Ruffalo Lauds Court’s […]

Woodlawn group fights for historical district status- News 12 Bronx

THE BRONX – One Bronx neighborhood has made the Historic District Council’s “Six to Celebrate” list. Woodlawn, which sits in the north central part of the borough, is full of history that many don’t know about. It’s an old neighborhood that started as a community as a direct result of Woodlawn Cemetery. The group Women […]

HDC@LPC – February 17, 2015

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below.   ITEM1 404 Richmond Terrace – Saint George/New Brighton Historic District  162685- Block 3, […]

Fall in Love This Valentine’s Day… with HDC’s Events!

 In This Issue: Secret Lives Tour:E.R. Butler & Co. Decorative Hardware- February 24 Landmarks at 50: Honoring Our Past, Imagining Our Future- March 6-April 18 Give a Rose to the Rose Reading Room of the Main Library- February 14 To view this e-mail in your browser click here Secret Lives Tour: E.R. Butler & Co. Decorative […]

Yuengling Brewery Complex (6 items)

Address: Amsterdam Avenue at West 127th & 128th Streets Constructed: 1905 LPC Action: Calendared 1991 This handsome 1905 complex speaks to NYC’s industrial and brewery past, which predated residential development in this part of West Harlem. Located along 10th Avenue (now Amsterdam Avenue) between 126th and 128th Streets, this complex was the home of the Bernheimer and Schwartz Brewery, with Yuengling […]

HDC@LPC – February 10, 2015

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below.   ITEM 4 920 Broadway – Ladies’ Mile Historic District 165207- Block 849, lot […]

Six to Celebrate 2015 Party

  February 3: LOCATION CHANGE –Calvary Church  61 Gramercy Park North Due to the weather our original location for tonight’s party has lost heat. The new location is Calvary Church  61 Gramercy Park North the entrance is on 21st Street. Sorry for the inconvenience hope you can still join us. Six to Celebrate 2015 Party […]

HDC@LPC – February 3, 2015

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below.   39-90 44th Street – Sunnyside Gardens Historic District 166450- Block 182, lot 23, […]

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