Screening – Historic Signs and Storefronts of Yorkville

September 25, 2018 6:00PM Webster Library 1465 York Avenue (between 77th and 78th Streets) Join us for a screening of our short film, Historic Signs and Storefronts of Yorkville: Reminders of an Immigrant Enclave, a walking tour led by Tom Rinaldi, preservationist and author of New York Neon, and Cristiana Peña, HDC Board member and […]

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Beyond Bricks & Mortar: Rethinking Sites of Cultural History

HDC, NYPAP and LGBT Historic Site Project present a conference on culturally significant landmarks Monday, October 1, 2018 9:00AM – 3:00PM Riverside Church 91 Claremont Avenue (between W. 120 and W. 121 Streets) General Admission: $15 / Students/Seniors: FREE (Breakfast and lunch will be provided) 6 LU AIA credits available VIEW THE PROGRAM / SCHEDULE  […]

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How do the Mayors stack up?

Setting the agenda for a new Landmarks Chair As regular readers are aware, Mayor de Blasio is currently on the hunt for a new Chair of the Landmarks Preservation Commission. There is much discussion about the qualities a Landmarks Chair should posses:  demonstrable commitment to historic buildings, good understanding of city government, respect for the […]

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on August 7, 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. Public Meeting Item Item 2 381 West End Avenue – West End Collegiate Historic […]

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Historic Signs and Storefronts of Yorkville: Reminders of an Immigrant Enclave

Watch the tour online: View with Spanish translation below:   This program is supported by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council. Additional support is provided by New York City Council Member Ben Kallos.          

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