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Boak & Paris/Boak & Raad: New York Architects- A Book Talk by Annice Alt

Boak & Paris/Boak & Raad: New York Architects A Book Talk by Annice Alt   This event is full   Thursday, April 9, 2015 6:30 pm 232 East 11th Street         At the height of the building boom in the 1920s, two young architects Russell Boak and Hyman Paris broke away from [...]

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HDC Statement- Zoning for Quality & Affordability Scoping Session

March 25, 2015 Statement of the Historic Districts Council City Planning Commission Zoning for Quality & Affordability   The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods.  We represent over 500 neighborhood-based group dedicated to preserving the physical character of their communities. Many of our constituents have spent years working with [...]

Saving Place- Redefining Preservation for the 21st Century

Redefining Preservation for the 21st Century Monday, April 20 at 5:30 pm On the eve of the opening of Saving Place: 50 Years of New York City Landmarks, the Museum of the City of New York will celebrate its newest exhibition with a multi-disciplinary symposium. Please join a panel of distinguished speakers to explore the challenges and opportunities [...]

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City Hall Rally on Effects of Mayor de Blasio’s Proposed “Zoning for Quality and Affordability”

City Hall Rally on Effects of Mayor de Blasio’s Proposed “Zoning for Quality and Affordability” Concerned neighborhood organizations throughout New York City are holding a press conference and rally on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday, March 25th at 3:00pm to express their concerns about Mayor De Blasio’s citywide re-zoning proposal, “Zoning for Quality and Affordability,” which [...]

Fall in Love This Valentine’s Day… with HDC’s Events!

 In This Issue: Secret Lives Tour:E.R. Butler & Co. Decorative Hardware- February 24 Landmarks at 50: Honoring Our Past, Imagining Our Future- March 6-April 18 Give a Rose to the Rose Reading Room of the Main Library- February 14 To view this e-mail in your browser click here Secret Lives Tour: E.R. Butler & Co. Decorative [...]

E-bulletin- February Full of Fun!

 In This Issue: 2015 Six to Celebrate Party- February 3 Secret Lives Tour:E.R. Butler & Co. Decorative Hardware- February 24 United to Save the Frick   The 2015 Six to Celebrate!  Join HDC in celebrating the 2015 Six to Celebrate  and congratulating the 2014 Six to Celebrate on their accomplishments at the launch party! Date: [...]

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL

HAPPY HOLIDAYS  FROM THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL     Tour of EverGreene Architectural Arts Studio   Tour of Loew’s Valencia Theatre Dear Friend, 2015 marks the 50th Anniversary of New York City’s Landmarks Law. That’s half a century of the City acknowledging that preserving historic buildings and neighborhoods is vital to New York,  but just [...]

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South Street Seaport CB1 Preservation Committee Statement of the Historic Districts Council

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Community Board 1 Manhattan December 10, 2014   The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts, individual landmarks and structures meriting preservation.  We thank you for this opportunity to voice our opinions on the future of the South Street Seaport, one of the [...]

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Landmarks Preservation Commission Postpones Vote To Remove 96 Properties for Designation Consideration !!!

  E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL December 2014, Volume 11, Number 2 Landmarks Preservation Commission Postpones Vote To  Remove 96 Properties for Designation Consideration !!! HDC is thrilled to announce that the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission will not be holding a hearing to remove 96 sites from landmark consideration on Tuesday, December 9th. We’ve said plenty [...]

Breaking News: LPC Drops Plan to Reconsider Buildings

HDC is thrilled to announce that the New York City  Landmarks Preservation Commission will not be holding a hearing to remove 96 sites from landmark consideration on Tuesday, December 9. We’ve said plenty of times – nobody likes a backlog. HDC is committed to working with LPC to remedy this situation in a transparent, appropriate and equitable [...]

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