Secret Lives Tour- Grace Church

Join the Historic Districts Council for a special Secret Lives Tour or Grace Church- Wed, June 29, 2016 Wednesday, June 29, 2016 11:00 am Join the Historic Districts Council for a special Secret Lives tour of Grace Church, led by The Reverend J. Donald Waring, Rector. One of the most famous and recognizable religious structures […]

Update on Friends Seminary School Lawsuit and Fraudulent Letters Investigation

Friends Seminary School Lawsuit and Fraudulent Letters Investigation Last year, the Friends Seminary School applied to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) to make significant changes to their historic East 16th Street campus in the Stuyvesant Square Historic District. The application called for a series of large additions on top of both its 19th century townhouses […]

Veto Intro 775-A

Update: The timeline bill Intro 775a was signed into law by Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday, June 28 Update: Mayor de Blasio singed Intro 775-A into law on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Intro 775-A was passed by City Council on June 8, 2016. We have one more chance to end this if we can get […]

Fort Independence Park Nominated for State and National Register District

City Council Moving Forward to Hamper Landmark Designation

Write to your council member today and ask them to amend the Landmarks timeline bill, Intro 775. Update: City Council passed the Intro. 775a on June 8, 2016  We have one more chance to end this if we can get Mayor de Blasio to veto the law. Write to Mayor de Blasio and ask that he veto Intro 775a. […]

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on June 21, 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 185199- Block 1907, lot 139- 108 […]

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HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on June 14, 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 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 183466- Block 2569, lot 58- 218 […]

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HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on June 7, 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 8 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 179537- Block 823, lot 75- 60 […]

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