2017 Landmarks Lion Award

Honoring Jeffrey Greene and EverGreene Architectural Arts, Monday October 23, The University Club Read the press release  About EverGreene Architectural Arts              

Six to Celebrate Tour- Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

Take a stroll through the protected and unprotected blocks of Prospect-Lefferts Gardens on Oct. 15 Sunday, October 15, 2017 11:00AM Nestled between the larger neighborhoods of Flatbush and Crown Heights, the often forgotten Prospect-Lefferts Gardens has its own intriguing story to tell and streetscapes exhibiting a rich variety of architectural styles. The neighborhood is home […]

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Preservation School | Fall 2017

The Historic Districts Council is pleased to present a series of classes that will illuminate the essentials of historic preservation. Whether you live in a historic district, serve on your local community board or just want to learn about the built environment of your city, these classes will provide you with knowledge and vocabulary about […]

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Proposed demolition in Greenpoint; St. James Parish Hall Designated & more

an update on what’s been happening at the Landmarks Preservation Commission LPC Continues Deliberation on Greenpoint Demolition Last week, HDC, Preservation Greenpoint, the Municipal Arts Society, Society for Architecture of the City, Brooklyn Community Board 1 and several residents denounced a proposal to demolish an 1855 wood frame house in the Greenpoint Historic District. At […]

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HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on September 19, 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 28 Remsen Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket […]

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Culture and Cuisine: A Tour of the East Village’s Immigrant History

Learn how the cultures of the East Village have changes based on the plethora of cuisines- Sept. 23rd September 23, 2017 11:00 a.m. Join senior editor at 6sqft Dana Schulz for a tour of the East Village’s rich immigrant history as told through its cultural gastronomy scene. Explore how the Italian, Eastern European, and Indian […]

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Six to Celebrate Tour- Corona-East Elmhurst

HDC and the Corona-East Elmhurst Historic Preservation Society (CEEHPS) – October 21, 2017 October 21, 2017 11:00 a.m. Join HDC and the Corona-East Elmhurst Historic Preservation Society (CEEHPS) for another waking tour around this culturally and architecturally rich neighborhood. This tour includes lunch at a local restaurant after the tour. For more information read the CEEHPS […]

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HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on September 12, 2017

Item 5 23 West 69th Street – Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket #q09902 A Renaissance Revival style rowhouse designed by Gilbert A. Schellenger and built in 1892. Application is to replace windows, construct rooftop and rear yard additions, and alter the rear façade. HDC opposes this proposal, which is […]

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League of Preservation Voters

The New York City General Election is on November 7, 2017- Read HDC’s City Council voter guide today! The Historic Districts Council League of Preservation Voters initiative was developed to bring communities and elected officials together to preserve the historic character that makes each neighborhood unique. The League aims to engage and educate voters and candidates […]

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on September 5, 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 1 188 Prospect Park West – Park Slope Extension Historic District CERTIFICATE OF […]

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