Preservation in the News

How a Mott Haven Man Tries to Preserve His Neighborhood Brooks said some of his neighbors, who have lived in their homes since the 1950s and 1960s, paid $16,000 to $18,000 for their property, and have no mortgage. And Brooks wants these people to stay. “I noticed there was always an interest in what’s new, […]

Testimony for LPC Hearing on February 21, 2017

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 2 150 Barrow Street – Individual Landmark CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket #196143 A […]

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Six to Celebrate App

  HDC now has a Six to Celebrate app! All the amazing information in the walking tour brochures is now available right on your phone   (or tablet). You can learn about the history of each Six to Celebrate neighborhood along with additional information about specific sites within each neighborhood. Now all you have to do […]

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HDC@LPC – Testimony for Hearing on February 14, 2017

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 7 Irvington Place – Fiske Terrace-Midwood Park Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, […]

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District 9 Special Election: City Council Candidates Questionnaires

Community Voices Heard, the Historic Districts Council and Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association have partnered to tailor a brief questionnaire in lieu of a candidates’ forum which targets the pressing issues in the District 9 community to increase voters’ awareness and candidates’ transparency on these issues. Instructions: Please answer each question on this form […]

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HDC@LPC – Testimony for Hearing on February 7, 2017

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 1 610 East 169th Street – Individual Landmark BINDING REPORT, Docket #196462 A […]

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HDC Statement to NYC Planning: Loew’s 175th Street Landmark Designation

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing February 1, 2017 Item 22 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN LOEW’S 175th STREET THEATER   The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. The Historic Districts Council is pleased to support the designation of the Loew’s 175th Street theater, […]

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