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Preservation Now!: Free February Talks and Panels

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! 19th Annual Preservation Conference March 1-3, 2013

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 [...]

Regarding the Proposed East Village Historic District

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before Manhattan Community Board Three Regarding the Proposed Designation of the Lower East Side/East Village Historic District July 26, 2011 Good evening, I am Simeon Bankoff, executive director of the Historic Districts Council. HDC is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods. We work with community groups throughout [...]

HDC joins coalition requesting new boundaries for East Village Historic District proposal

HDC is proud to join our neighborhood partners in calling for an expansion to the proposed boundaries in the Landmarks Preservation Commssion’s East Village Historic District study area. The proposal is going to be discussed tomorrow, 5/12/11 at Community Board 3′s Landmarks Subcommittee, which will meet at 6pm at Thursday, BRC Senior Services Center – [...]

AIA Sponsored Zoning Amendments Challeneged By Brooklyn CB

From Aaron Brashear & Mic HolwinConcerned Citizens of Greenwood Hts.P. / F. 718.852.7630aaron@ccgreenwoodhts.com Sorry for this belated post (it’s that time-o-year) on last Wednesday nite’s festivities at the CB7 public hearing/Land Use Committee meeting dealing with the oh-so-popular AIA Zoning Text Amendments ( http://www.aiany.org/committees/PlanningUrbanDesign/zoning/) that are currently on the track to CPC and the City [...]

Congregation Shearith Israel is Back!

IMPORTANT REMINDER! Please don’t miss this opportunity to join your neighbors in holding the line against out-of-scale development in the Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District. Showing up is just as important as speaking up, so please make every effort to attend CB7′S meeting on Monday! Round 2 for Congregation Shearith Israel Tower Plan [...]

Community Board 7 Supports A Landmarks Hearing for West-Park Presbyterian Church

From Landmark West! Late on Wednesday night (November 7), after hours of discussion and impassioned public testimony, Community Board 7 voted overwhelmingly in support of a resolution calling on the Landmarks Preservation Commission to hold a public hearing on West-Park Presbyterian Church, West 86th Street’s imminently threatened Romanesque-style beauty. See below for the resolution approved [...]

Round 2 for Congregation Shearith Israel Tower Plan at Community Board 7

From Landmark West! Monday, November 19, at 7:00 PM is an important opportunity to make your voice heard before Community Board 7′s (CB 7′s) Land Use Committee as it considers Congregation Shearith Israel’s application to construct a 105′-tall building stacking 5 floors of luxury condos on top of a new community house on the brownstone-scale [...]

Come Support Landmark Protection of West-Park Presbyterian Church!

On Thursday, November 1, at 7:00 PM, Community Board 7’s Parks and Preservation Committee will consider passing a resolution calling on the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission to hold an official landmark designation hearing for the imperiled West-Park Presbyterian Church (that glorious, 1890s, red-sandstone building anchoring the northeast corner of 86th Street and Amsterdam Avenue – [...]

Come Support Landmark Protection of West-Park Presbyterian Church!

Mark your calendar for Thursday, November 1, at 7:00 PM when Community Board 7′s Parks and Preservation Committee will consider passing a resolution calling on the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission to hold an official landmark designation hearing on the imperiled West-Park Presbyterian Church (that glorious, 1890s, red-sandstone building anchoring the northeast corner of 86th Street [...]

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