Join HDC in a fun day commemorating Battle of Long Island aka The Battle of Brooklyn Saturday October 26, 2013 Registration open from 11:30 am – 1pm Western Entrance of Green-Wood Cemetery 35th Street and Fourth Avenue One of the first battles of the American Revolution, the Battle of Brooklyn (a.k.a. the Battle of Long Island) took [...]
E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL July 2013, Volume 10, Number 5 Madison Square North Preservation Walk & Talk Friday, August 9, 2013 Tour 5 p.m. Refreshments 6 p.m. Join HDC on a FREE tour of the Madison Square North Historic District. It’s hot out and we need things to keep us happy (or we might [...]
E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL July 2013, Volume 10, Number 1 UPDATE ON PROTEST OVER LIBRARY SELL-OFFS AND CLOSINGS The Central Library Plan has had preservationist and scholars outraged for several months now but the reality of the situation is finally coming to light and New Yorkers are not happy. The reality is [...]
The Domino Effect: A Walking Tour of Williamsburg Thursday, August 15, 2013 6:00pm (tour will take approximately 2 hours) Click here to view pictures from the July 11th tour! HDC held a complementary tour on July 11th as a follow-up to HDC’s screening of The Domino Effect. It was so well received that we [...]
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E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL April 2013, Volume 10, Number 9 THE PAST CHAIRS OF THE LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION LOOK TO THE AGENCY’S FUTURE Thursday, April 25th, 2013 6:30 p.m. The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen, 20 West 44th Street (between Fifth & Sixth Avenues) Click here to view the invitation Who did they talk [...]
Thanks to everyone who came out last night to learn more about the 2013 Six to Celebrate neighborhoods we will be working with this year. Our intentions of bringing everyone together to connect, discover and educate one another on the preservation issues of theses neighborhoods was achieved. HDC appreciates your continued support and dedication [...]
Historic Districts Council’s 19th Annual Preservation Conference: Preservation Now! Pre-Conference Panel Discussions: As part of Preservation Now!,HDC is pleased to present panel discussions on emerging topics in preservation. These programs are FREE but RSVP is required. Preservation and Technology Wednesday, February 20, 6:00pm – 8:00pm Advances in technology have changed the ways we can interpret [...]
Preservation Now! Today’s Victories, Losses and Ongoing Battles! For Details of the Event View the Brochure HERE. To Purchase Tickets, Please Scroll to the Bottom of the Page The 2013 Preservation Conference takes its inspiration from recent trends in preservation and the relationship between development and preservation in New York City. The keynote, panels and [...]
E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL August 2012, Volume 9, Number 2 ——————————————————————————————————- SEPTEMBER SECRET LIVES TOURS! The Secret Lives Tours Series take attendees inside some of the most unique and rarely-seen landmarked spaces in the city, both big and small, to learn about their history and preservation. Pomander Walk and Lotus Garden Thursday September [...]
Today’s event was truly inspirational as we honored two notable leaders, activists and individuals. A large crowd surrounded the home of Richard Wright in Fort Greene, Brooklyn and then again at the home of Odetta in East Harlem to honor the lives and spirits of these creative and empowering people.