Carnegie Libraries

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About the Historic Districts Council The Historic Districts Council (HDC) is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods.  For more than 40 years, HDC has been a vital force helping to preserve historic neighborhoods, buildings and open spaces throughout the five boroughs and furthering our city’s preservation ethic. We accomplish these goals through three […]

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Six to Celebrate-The History and Endurance of New York City’s Carnegie and Branch Libraries- A Lecture

(images courtesy of NYPL and HDC)   Join the Historic Districts Council for a presentation on the history of New York City’s Carnegie and branch libraries and their endurance into the present. (at the very first Carnegie Library built in New York City!) Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:30 PM Yorkville Branch of the New York […]

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 […]

January Events: Party, Tour & Panels!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL January 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 2014 Six to Celebrate!!!   Meet the New Neighborhoods on Wednesday, January 29, 6:00 pm 208 West 13th Street                           Top from L-R: Forest Close, Queens; New York City’s Public Libraries; […]

E-BULLETIN- NYU Expansion Plan Goes to Court; Carnegie Libraries are sad, will you help them?

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL July 2013, Volume 10, Number 3   TOMORROW!!!! Thursday, July 18 10:30AM Case Against NYU 2031 to have its day in Court Please join HDC at 111 Centre Street (between White and Leonard Streets), Room 574 on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 10:30 a.m to show support for the legal challenge to […]

E-BULLETIN- Lawsuits, Court Days, and a new Historic District!

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 Campaign to Preserve the Carnegie Libraries

Campaign to Preserve the Carnegie Libraries: The Historic Districts Council recognizes New York’s public library systems as one of the city’s most important resources. Each branch is an anchor in its community and is where countless generations of New Yorkers have been nurtured and enabled to flourish, regardless of their personal economic or social circumstances. […]

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