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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.
On Tuesday, July 17, 2012 the Historic Districts Council and the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center will unveil new cultural medallions to two pioneers in the fields of literature and music. First at 11:00am, in collaboration with the Fort Greene Association, author Richard Wright will be celebrated with a medallion unveiling at 175 Carlton Avenue in [...]
Park Place Park Place is comprised of 13 modest Romanesque style rowhouses constructed circa 1894 with richly ornamented façades and Queen Anne style details. The houses are made of brick, sandstone and terra cotta and were designed as a group with alternating façade layouts and flat, round- and triangle-gabled roofs, and is outstanding for its [...]
Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before the Landmarks Preservation Commission Regarding the Proposed Park Place Historic District October 26, 2010 The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods. In the course of fulfilling our mission, we are regularly contacted by community organizations who wish to gain preservation protection for [...]