20th Annual Preservation Conference-New Design+Historic Places

New Design + Old Places: Post Conference Tours-Park Slope -Pictures

Modern Interventions in Park Slope  Sunday, March 30, 2014, 11am While there is rarely room in Brooklyn’s Park Slope Historic District for an entire new building, that doesn’t mean there are not a myriad of examples of modern additions and alterations to historic structures. Join tour leader Matt Postal as he highlights some of the contemporary responses […]

New Design + Old Places: Post Conference Tours-Brooklyn Heights-Pictures

Brooklyn Heights Historic District at Nearly 50 Saturday, April 5, 2014, 2pm Brooklyn Heights was the very first historic district in New York City, designated in 1965. In the decades since, this largely residential enclave has seen numerous additions and alterations to its diverse stock of row houses, distinguished churches and cultural landmarks. Join our […]

New Design + Old Places: Post Conference Tours-BAM-Pictures

Brooklyn Academy of Music as New Design Sunday, March 9, 2014, 11am Join HDC and 2013 HDC Landmarks Lion recipient Hugh Hardy, as we visit several Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) interiors and exteriors, which were renovated, restored and reused under the guidance of Hardy, an architect of many theatrical spaces. Attendees will see the award-winning […]

New Design + Old Places: Post Conference Tours-Douglaston Pictures

Douglaston’s New Designs Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1pm The Douglaston Historic District is one of the preeminent examples of suburban-style housing with large, free-standing homes in a range of architectural styles. The houses are made more impressive by their sizable lots and mature greenery. The arcadian and expansive nature of the community has allowed for […]

New Design + Old Places: Post Conference Tours

This year the Historic Districts Council will present the conference tours over a number of spring weekends, instead of including them all on the Sunday of the conference weekend. See our three exciting conference tours below! Modern Interventions in Park Slope  Sunday, March 30, 2014, 11am- View Pictures Of The Tour While there is rarely […]

Preservation Conference: New Design + Old Places

The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods. For more than forty years HDC has worked to ensure the preservation of significant historic neighborhoods, buildings and open spaces, to uphold the integrity of the Landmarks Law and to further the preservation ethic.   Friday, March 7, 2014 HDC Design Awards […]

The Changing Face of SoHo – A Walking Tour with Matthew Postal

HDC’s 2014 conference “New Design + Old Places” Saturday, December 7th 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Take a walk through the iconic streetscapes of NoHo and SoHo as our guide illuminates some of the contemporary responses to this rich commercial neighborhood of cast-iron and masonry structures. Attendees will look at new buildings, recent additions and […]

Old is New: Creative Approaches to Adaptive Reuse-A Walking Tour of the West Village

 “New Design+Old Places” Pre-Conference Tour October 27, 2013 at 1pm Led by: Françoise Bollack, HDC Board President and author of “Old Buildings – New Forms: New Directions in Architectural Transformations”. A walk on Greenwich and Washington Streets shows the evolution of creative adaptive reuse in the West Village: from early, massive projects like the Federal Archives […]

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