HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on October 16, 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 37-22 79th Street – Jackson Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket […]

Join HDC for the Landmarks Lion Award

Our three honorees have preserved or protected nearly every piece of architectural terra cotta around the city – from the Guastavino ceiling of the Oyster Bar to the terra cotta of the Woolworth Tower.  Led by Susan Tunick, Friends of Terra Cotta has been the leading organization promoting education and research in the preservation of […]

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HDC Testimony on Revised LPC Rules Change

LPC Rules Public Hearing Tuesday, October 16th (afternoon, time tbd) Landmarks Preservation Commission, 9th floor, One Centre Street (the Municipal Building) Manhattan Over the course of 2018, HDC and our partner organizations met with LPC staff to discuss the agency’s proposal for a Rules change. The LPC’s Rules dictate how the agency regulates landmarked properties. […]

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Explore Terra Cotta NYC

Downtown Terra-Cotta Tour Sunday, October 21, 2018 11 a.m. Before New York’s tallest towers were sheathed in glass, they were clad in clay. Terra-Cotta, or “fired earth,” is an ancient building material made of baked clay, that helped make New York a Modern city. At the turn of the 20th century, terra-cotta became a sought-after […]

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HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on October 9, 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 1 991 St. John’s Place – Crown Heights North II Historic District CERTIFICATE […]

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Six to Celebrate Tours – Fall 2018

Saturdays- Sept. 8 – Atlantic Avenue | Sept. 22 – Arthur Avenue | Sept. 29 – Corona-East Elmhurst Fall Six to Celebrate Tour Schedule All tours are  $20 for Friends of HDC / Seniors and $30 General Admission, except where noted All tours run approximately two hours except where noted. Stuyvesant Square (Cultural Landmarks) Saturday, October 20, 2018 11:00AM  Join […]

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HDC’s Preservation School | Fall 2018

October 3 | October 11 |  October 16 |  October 23  These four 60-minute sessions will begin at 6:00PM on weekday evenings in October 2018 at the Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues). Classes are $15 each or $50 for all four WHOLE SERIES   Wednesday, October 3:                                  Preservation Tools for […]

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HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on October 2, 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 (Written testimony only) LPC-19-30708 60 Norfolk Street – Beth Hamerdash Hagodol […]

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