Statement on Proposed Inwood Rezoning

February 22, 2018   Historic Districts Council Statement on Proposed Inwood Rezoning Manhattan Community Board 12 Public Hearing   The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods. We work with over 500 community-based groups citywide and in 2011, we selected Inwood as one of our priority neighborhoods for our Six […]

LPC Should Evaluate 270 Park Avenue As a Landmark

February 21, 2018   Hon. Meenakshi Srinivasan, Chair NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission The Municipal Building, One Centre Street New York, NY 10007   Dear Commissioner Srinivasan, The Historic Districts Council noted the recent news of the demolition of the former Union Carbide Building at 270 Park Avenue with great alarm.  The building was designed by […]

Annual Preservation Conference: Open to the Public

Attendees will set the agenda at our second participant-driven conference on Saturday, March 3, 2018 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM New York Law School – 185 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013 VIEW THE PROGRAM  Join the Historic Districts Council for our Participant-Driven Preservation Conference:  Open to the Public !   This day-long Conference will dive […]

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HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on February 13, 2018

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.   Designation Testimony Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing February 13, 2018 […]

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HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on February 6, 2018

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 1 276 Lafayette Avenue – Clinton Hill Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, […]

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