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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 [...]

Landmarks Preservation Commission Proposes To Remove 96 Properties for Designation Consideration

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL December 2014, Volume 11, Number 1 As has been reported in The New York Times, DNAinfo, Gothamist, The New York Post, CBS News and elsewhere, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has announced an Administrative Action to “de-calendar” 94 proposed Individual Landmarks and 2 proposed Historic Districts from [...]

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Proposed December 9, 2014 De-calendaring Items- Postponed

Update:  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 [...]

Landmarks Commission to remove 96 sites from consideration

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is proposing to remove 96 sites and properties from consideration for landmark designation at a public meeting on Tuesday, December 9th.  Most of these sites have been under consideration for several years. LPC has stated to us that their reasoning for removing these properties from consideration is political in nature – [...]

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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