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2018 Conference Tours

March 18- April 29: Post-Modern Midtown, Ridgewood Reservoir, Kew Gardens, Loew’s 175th Street Theater Saturday, April 14, 10:30AM        Ridgewood Reservoir The Ridgewood Reservoir in Highland Park is a 50+ acre natural oasis that straddles the border of Brooklyn and Queens. Built in 1859 to supply the once independent City of Brooklyn with high quality water, it […]

Annual Preservation Conference: Open to the Public

Attendees will set the agenda at our second participant-driven conference on Saturday, March 3, 2018 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM New York Law School – 185 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013 VIEW THE PROGRAM  Join the Historic Districts Council for our Participant-Driven Preservation Conference:  Open to the Public !   This day-long Conference will dive […]

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Open to the Public – Making Our Story Heard! Conference Tours

HDC will host five walking tours of a diverse range of neighborhoods and sites on weekends in April Conference Program More Information about the 2017 Conference   Tuesday, May 9 at 3pm  Port Authority Bus Terminal Encompassing nearly two full city blocks, the Port Authority Bus Terminal is the biggest and busiest bus terminal on […]

Annual Conference: Open to the Public – Making Our Story Heard!

Attendees will set the agenda at our first-ever participant-driven conference on Saturday, March 4th, 2017 9:00AM to 4:00PM New York Law School – 185 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013 Join the Historic Districts Council for our first-ever Participant-Driven Preservation Conference:  Open to the Public – Making Our Story Heard! Featuring a Keynote Address by Gina […]

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2016 Conference Tours

Tours:  Sunnyside Gardens, Lincoln Square, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109, Gowanus, Terminal City, Saturday, March 19, 10 AM          El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 After 15 years of neglect, Public School 109, a grand, neo-Gothic style school designed in 1898 by Charles B. J. Snyder, underwent a dramatic restoration and conversion to artists’ housing. Completed in 2015, this massive undertaking […]

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Annual Preservation Conference ‘Preservation and the Progressive Agenda’-2016

Keynote Speech and Opening Night Reception, March 4, 2016 | Conference Panels, March  5, 2016 Keynote Speech and Opening Night Reception, March 4 at 6 pm Thurgood Marshall Federal Courthouse, 40 Foley Square 6:00-6:30 pm : Keynote Speech by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer  6:30- 8: 00 pm: Reception Friends | Students | Seniors $30 General Admission $40 […]

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Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer to deliver Keynote Address

22nd Annual Preservation Conference-Thurgood Marshall Courthouse, Friday, March 4,  6:00 pm Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer will deliver the keynote address at the Historic Districts Council’s 2016 Annual Preservation Conference, “Preservation and the Progressive Agenda: Framing the Conversation.” As a leader in New York City’s civic affairs and a longtime participant in the fight to protect […]

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Introducing the Panelists for this year’s Preservation Conference!

Saturday, March 5, 2016 9:00AM to 1:00PM New York Law School (185 West Broadway, Manhattan)   Panel #1: AFFORDABLE HOUSING: HOW IT WORKS WITH HISTORIC PRESERVATION   As one of the de Blasio administration’s major priorities, affordable housing is a key focus of present land-use planning and decision-making. The Mayor’s Housing New York plan has […]

Gale Brewer to Keynote HDC’s Annual Preservation Conference!

Join HDC at the Opening Night of its 22nd Annual Preservation Conference!   Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will deliver the keynote address at this year’s conference, entitled “Preservation and the Progressive Agenda: Framing the Conversation,” on Friday, March 4, at 6:00pm. As a leader in New York City’s civic affairs and a longtime participant […]

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A list of HDC’s upcoming events as well as our annual programs, and breaking preservation news.   Events: Preservation School–Working With Elected Officials – December 7, 2015 HDC is always busy, view our Past Events page to see what other evens we’ve held. Programs: Preservation School-2015-2016 Landmarks Lion 2015- Pride of Lions  –2014 Preservation Conference: New Design + Old Places– […]

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