Immigration on Roosevelt Island

Roosevelt Island historian Judy Berdy will lead a tour of the north end of the island on Sat., March 26th at 2:30 pm . Saturday, March 26,2016 at 2:30 pm Roosevelt Island, the sliver of land that sits between Manhattan and Queens, has a long history with immigration as most of New York City does. The City of New York […]

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on March 22, 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 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Queens 180702 – Block 8051, lot […]

Urban Vanguard Tour of Uber

It’s the perfect setting for the Urban Vanguard’s next event. Uber chose to locate in the Terminal Warehouse, a mammoth structure in the West Chelsea Historic District that was once home to the famous 1990s Tunnel Nightclub. We’ll meet up in the lobby, explore the historic building, head upstairs to tour Uber’s offices, and share […]

ZQA/MIH vote this Thursday

Send City Council one last letter before they vote: New Yorkers deserve affordable housing without upzoning the entire city. They have the power to make these decisions, but need to hear from YOU. Who: NYC City Council What: Vote on Zoning for Quality & Affordability (ZQA); Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) Where: City Hall, Committee Room […]

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Annual Preservation Conference ‘Preservation and the Progressive Agenda’-2016

Keynote Speech and Opening Night Reception, March 4, 2016 | Conference Panels, March  5, 2016 Keynote Speech and Opening Night Reception, March 4 at 6 pm Thurgood Marshall Federal Courthouse, 40 Foley Square 6:00-6:30 pm : Keynote Speech by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer  6:30- 8: 00 pm: Reception Friends | Students | Seniors $30 General Admission $40 […]

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BHM-Addisleigh Park Historic District-

The Historic Districts Council is celebrating Black History Month by showcasing Addisleigh Park ! Addisleigh Park The Addisleigh Park historic district is a suburban-type enclave in southeast Queens with a rich and distinctive history. The neighborhood of approximately 650 homes Addisleigh Park was largely developed in the 1930’s as part of the pre-World War II building […]

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer to deliver Keynote Address

22nd Annual Preservation Conference-Thurgood Marshall Courthouse, Friday, March 4,  6:00 pm Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer will deliver the keynote address at the Historic Districts Council’s 2016 Annual Preservation Conference, “Preservation and the Progressive Agenda: Framing the Conversation.” As a leader in New York City’s civic affairs and a longtime participant in the fight to protect […]

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HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on March 15, 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 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Manhattan 175795 – Block 519, lot […]

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