Cultural Medallion

Party Recap, Film Event and Tours!

  2014 Six to Celebrate Launch Party!      Last night the Historic Districts Council officially welcomed the 2014 Six to Celebrate groups from Atlantic Avenue, Forest Close, Historic Staten Island Cemeteries, Madison Square North, Park Avenue and New York City Libraries! Together with advocates from this year’s groups, previous Six to Celebrate groups and […]

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; […]

2014 Six to Celebrate Party, Continuing Education Panels, Have You Seen Any Historic Plaques?

    2014 Six to Celebrate!!!   HDC is thrilled to announce its 2014 Six to Celebrate, an annual listing of historic New York City neighborhoods and institutions that merit preservation attention. This is New York’s only citywide list of preservation priorities coming directly from the neighborhoods.   Launching in conjunction with the 2014 list […]

E-BULLETIN: A Plethora of Preservation Programs!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL May 2013, Volume 10, Number 5   Tomorrow:  Exclusive tour of       Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street Brooklyn, NY 11232 Twilight Tour and Catacomb Visit Thursday, May 16th 5:30 to 8pm Admission: $50/$75 Two is better than one on this exclusive joint tour with members of the […]

Join HDC for Fun Fall Events!

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2012, Volume 9, Number 4 The Historic Districts Council has added several exciting events to our already full September schedule! -Secret Lives Presents– Kevin Roche at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Tuesday, September 25th at 2 p.m. Tickets: $30 Contact: or 212.614.9107 The redesign and impending reconstruction […]

Cultural Medallion July 17th – Richard Wright & Odetta

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.

E-Bulletin-August Events!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL July 2012, Volume 9, Number 2 August Events!    Reminder: Join Us This Tuesday, July 17! ~Cultural Medallions Celebrate the Lives of Two African-American Pioneers of Literature and Music~   This Tuesday, July 17, 2012, the Historic Districts Council and the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center will unveil new cultural […]

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