Free Info Session for Preservation Grants: NYC – 2/5

FROM:                  Preservation League of New York State 44 Central Avenue Albany NY  12206-3002 www.preservenys.org   CONTACTS:        Colleen M. Ryan, Director of Communications 518-462-5658, ext. 17       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Free Info Session for Preservation Grants: NYC – 2/5 Applications due by 4/11/16 for League’s Signature Grant Programs   ALBANY, January […]

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Film Screening-Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion

Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion Documentary Film Screening- Jan 19, Paris Cafe, 119 S. Street Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion Documentary Film Screening Tuesday, January 19, 2016 The Paris Café, 119 South Street (at Peck Slip) 6 pm Join HDC and director, Matt Silva for a film screening of Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion, […]

HDC@LPC Testimony for LPC Public Meeting on January 19, 2016

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Brooklyn 178044- Block 2558, lot 6- 154 Franklin Street – Greenpoint Historic District An Italianate style building built in 1858. Application is to install storefront infill. While No. 154’s façade has suffered a dismal fate compared to its neighbors, this intervention is an opportunity to make it right […]

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HDC@LPC Testimony for LPC Public Meeting on January 12, 2016

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. **The following was read into the record on 1/5/2016** 1/12/2016 Items 1 & 2 […]

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2015 De-Calendared Items

Update:  The LPC has released  the dates of each of the hearings along with resources files and fact sheets. The Landmarks Preservation Commission has agreed to hold hearings for each property on the calendared list! This was first reported in the Wall Street Journal on June 18, 2015. HDC & Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer’s solution […]

Raise Your Voice: ZQA/MIH Hearing

Who: NYC City Planning Commission What: Public Hearing on Zoning for Quality & Affordability (ZQA); Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) Where: National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green When: Tomorrow Wednesday, December 16, 9:00 am   Please click here to write Mayor de Blasio and the City Council urging them to listen to NY’s […]

Pictures from the Pride of Lions – Landmarks Lions 2015 Event

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HDC@LPC Testimony for LPC Hearing on January 5, 2016

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 3 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Brooklyn 176630- Block 1982, lot 50- 48 […]

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