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Campaign to Preserve the Carnegie Libraries-Tremont Branch

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 In This Issue: • Six to Celebrate -Carnegie Library Tremont Branch • Campaign to Preserve the Carnegie Libraries —————————————————————— Campaign to Preserve the Carnegie Libraries Starting in 2009, HDC initiated a survey to document the existing Carnegie Libraries throughout New York City. We [...]

Frick Expansion Correction

More about the Frick Expansion Last week, HDC issued a statement opposing the proposed expansion to The Frick Collection based on our concerns that the proposal would destroy the design intent of Thomas Hastings’ residential composition and John Russell Pope’s graceful museum transformation and create an institutional environment at the museum, which would be antithetical [...]

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Movie Screening – before there was a Landmarks Law

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2014, Volume 11, Number 1 In This Issue: Secret Lives Tour: The Loew’s Valencia- THIS SATURDAY October 4 Our Vanishing Legacy: A Screening Landmarks Lion Award- India House Spotlight Secret Lives Tour: Loew’s Valencia Theatre Saturday, October 4, 2014  11:30 AM Following last year’s successful tour of the Loew’s United [...]

Come On A Walking Tour With HDC!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 In This Issue: Secret Lives Tour: The Loew’s Valencia- October 4 Six to Celebrate Tour- Bronx and Harlem Carnegie Libraries- October 18 Secret Lives Tour: Loew’s Valencia Theatre Saturday, October 4, 2014  11:30 AM Following last year’s successful tour of the Loew’s United Palace Theatre on [...]

Six to Celebrate Feature: Madison Square North

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 MADISON SQUARE NORTH, MANHATTAN     The area immediately north of Madison Square Park has experienced many waves of development since the park opened in 1847. This layered history is still clearly seen when surveying the area’s historic architecture, which mostly dates to between [...]

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Oh The Many Places You Will Go, With HDC

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2014, Volume 11, Number 2  Historic Tour of  Atlantic Avenue! Saturday, September 13 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM The Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District invites you to join a tour of Atlantic Avenue, one of Brooklyn’s most dynamic commercial thoroughfares for over one hundred years. This diverse retail [...]

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Leo J. Blackman Appointed Historic Districts Council’s President

   The Historic Districts Council, the advocate for New York City’s historic neighborhoods, is pleased to announce the election of Leo J. Blackman as the new board president. Mr. Blackman has a Masters in Architecture from Columbia University with an emphasis on Historic Preservation and has over twenty-five years of experience in architectural design and [...]

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“A Proven Success: How the New York City Landmarks Law and Process Benefit the City”

Report Assesses Value of Landmark Preservation 50 Years After Passage of New York City Landmarks Law Rebuts Claims From Real Estate Board of New York as Self-Serving A Proven Success – CECPP Report   Opening Letter from HDC President Leo Blackman   A new report shows how landmark designation by the New York City Landmarks Preservation [...]

A Fall Full of Fun With HDC

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL August 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 In This Issue: Affordable Housing/ Historic Preservation A Roundtable Discussion- Sept 16 EverGreene Architectural Arts Studio Tour and Presentation- Sept 17 Six to Celebrate Walking Tour- Park Avenue- October 6 Additional Six to Celebrate Tours —————————————————————————————————— AFFORDABLE HOUSING / HISTORIC PRESERVATION: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION [...]

Preservation Education

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL August 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 It’s What is on the Inside that Counts: EverGreene Architectural Arts Studio Tour and Presentation While building exteriors are often the most lauded architectural features and contribute to the sense of urbanism that defines New York City, the interior of these historic buildings-the [...]

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