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E-bulletin 11.24.2014

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 In This Issue: Taming Manhattan: An Illustrated Book Talk- Nov. 25 Six to Celebrate Atlantic Avenue Scavenger Hunt-Nov. 29 Six to Celebrate 2015 Applications- Dec.1 ——————————————————————————————————— Taming Manhattan: An Illustrated Book Talk TOMORROW NIGHT! Tuesday, November 25, 2014  6:30 PM Silver Center [...]

Andrew Scott Dolkart in the NYT Sunday Routine

  2014 Landmarks Lion Award Andrew Scott Dolkart  Credit-Ramsay de Give for The New York Times The Historic Districts Council’s 2014 Landmark Lion recipient, Andrew Scott Dolkart was featured in the New York Times Sunday Routine. “For a Student of the City, It’s Always New  Andrew S. Dolkart: A Chronicler of New York Old and New” [...]

Apply to be one of the 2015 Six to Celebrate groups!

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 In This Issue: Taming Manhattan: An Illustrated Book Talk- Nov. 25 Six to Celebrate 2015 Applications- Dec.1 Campaign to Preserve the Carnegie Libraries —————————————————————————————————— Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City An Illustrated Book Talk   Tuesday, November 25, 2014  Updated [...]

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Carnegie Library- Richmond Hill

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2014, Volume 11, Number 2 In This Issue: History of the Queens Library System Six to Celebrate Queens Carnegie Library- Richmond Hill  Campaign to Save the Carnegie Libraries —————————————————————————————————— History of the Queens Library System        The genesis of the Queens library corporation was the Long Island [...]

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Six to Celebrate Fall Events

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2014, Volume 11, Number 1 In This Issue: Six to Celebrate-Atlantic Avenue Tour- November 8 The Dilemmas of Historic Districts and Urban Design in An Era of Skyscrapers- November 15 Six to Celebrate 2015 Applications- December 1 Mott Haven-Port Morris Waterfront Plan- December  17 History of Atlantic Avenue [...]

Fall Line Up- Library Lecture, Book Talk, Call for 2015 Six to Celebrate Applications

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 In This Issue: The History and Endurance of New York City’s Carnegie and Branch Libraries Taming Manhattan: An Illustrated Book Talk Six to Celebrate 2015 Applications The History and Endurance of New York City’s Carnegie and Branch Libraries- A Lecture Wednesday, October [...]

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 [...]

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