The Gargoyle Hunter-Book Reading and Signing

FREE- Enjoy a reading from John Freeman Gill on Thur., June 8 ; 6:30pm at The General Society Library The General Society Library, 20 West 44th Street, New York City Thursday, June 8th, at 6:30 p.m. Hilarious and poignant, The Gargoyle Hunters is a love letter to a vanishing city and a deeply emotional story of fathers and […]

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HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on May 23, 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 1 204 6th Avenue – Park Slope Historic District Extension II CERTIFICATE OF […]

2017 Grassroots Preservation Awards Pictures

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Rooftop Addition to Hopper-Gibbons House Denied!

~HDC thanks Friends of LaMartine Place, our elected officials, our partner organizations, and the LPC~ On Tuesday, May 23, 2017 the Landmarks Preservation Commission denied the application to legalize the fifth story addition on the designed Hopper-Gibbons House aka 339 West 29th Street! We would like to thank Grassroots Preservation Award Winners Friends of the Hopper-Gibbons […]

Six to Celebrate Tour- Port Morris

Come celebrate Bronx week with HDC and the Friends of Brook Park on a tour around Port Morris! 5/21 Sunday, May 21, 2017 11:00 AM For more information and to register go to our Six to Celebrate website 

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Secret Lives Tour: Met Arms & Armor Department

Secret Lives Tour of the galleries and the Conservation Lab of the Met Arms & Armor Department- Wednesday, May 24   Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2pm-4pm The Metropolitan Museum of Art boasts one of the most comprehensive and encyclopedic collections of arms and armor on the globe. The collection comprises approximately 14,000 objects, of which more than 5,000 […]

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HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on May 16, 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 1 135-29 Northern Boulevard – Interior Landmark  CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket #Q10074 A […]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on May 9, 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 2 108 Milton Street – Greenpoint Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket #198233 […]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on May 2, 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 3 440 West 14th Street – Gansevoort Market Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, […]

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