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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 [...]

LPC Approves Apthorp Rooftop Additions

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL August 2014, Volume 11, Number 2 LPC Approves Apthorp Rooftop Additions A revised proposal for rooftop additions to the Apthorp was approved unanimously on August 12, 2014, by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). The Apthorp is a NYC Individual Landmark, designed by architects Clinton & Russell and completed in [...]

A Good Summer= Good Drinks and a Good Book

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2014, Volume 11, Number 5    Historic Pub Crawl Join the Historic Districts Council and Chrysalis Archeological Consultants for a taste of the architecture, history and beverages of some of New York City’s oldest watering holes. The tour will begin with a tasting of Chrysalis bitters, brewed [...]

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The Historic Districts Council Analysis of The Real Estates Board of New York’s ‘Housing Production on NYC Landmark Properties’ Study

  HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2014 Volume 11, Number 5 —————————————————————————————————— The Historic Districts Council Analysis of The Real Estates Board of New York’s ‘Housing Production on NYC Landmark Properties’ Study The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) is at it again! To welcome new LPC Chair Meenakshi Srinivasan on her first day, the trade association and [...]

It’s a Summer of Tours, Libations and Literature !!

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2014, Volume 11, Number 4   Six to Celebrate Tours From Yiddish to Chinese and Beyond: A Walking Tour of Historic Libraries in Chinatown Thursday, July 10, 6:00PM (WALKING TOUR) Visit two of the busiest Carnegie libraries in the New York Public Library system as well as other [...]

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Pictures of Recent Historic Districts Council Events

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 Grassroots Preservation Awards and Preservation Party The 2014 Grassroots Preservation Awards and Preservation Party was held on Wednesday June 4, 2014 at Grace Church. The recipients were Michael Perlman Beaumont Apartment Tenants Friends of First Avenue Estate Coalition Lola Finkelstein and the Multi-Board [...]

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Preservation Articles from around America

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL In This Issue: ‘Everything Old in New Again: Conversation of Historic Properties In Lower Manhattan’ ‘State will not move forward with historic district designation of Gowanus due to overwhelming opposition’ Urban Renewal, No Bulldozer San Francisco Repurposes Old for the Future For Kentile Floors Sign, Star of Brooklyn Skyline, the [...]

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From Free and Up, HDC has a Plethora of Events in all Five Boroughs

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL May 2014, Volume 11, Number 2 In This Issue: Secret Lives Tour- Roosevelt Island Battle for Brooklyn Film and Atlantic Yards Panel Discussion Continuting Education Program-Terra Cotta Program Six to Celebrate Tours Secret Lives Tour: Mid-century Roosevelt Island Join the Historic Districts Council for an exciting tour of the [...]

De Blasio announces nomination for Landmarks Preservation Commission Chair

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL May 2014, Volume 11, Number 2 De Blasio announces nomination for Landmarks Preservation Commission Chair This morning the Mayor’s choice for Landmarks Preservation Commission Chair was announced – architect and urban planner Meenakshi Srinivasan. Ms. Srinivasan, a native of India, has a bachelor’s degree in architecture from New Delhi’s [...]

HDC is all about NYC

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL May 2014, Volume 11, Number 2 In This Issue: HDC Film Series Murals Of New York City Grassroots Preservation Awards Six to Celebrate Tours View this e-mail in your browser by clicking here —————————————————————————————————— Life in Reel New York: An HDC Film Series Join HDC and James Sanders for a [...]

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