E-BULLETIN-The League of Preservation Voters is Back; and Bed-Stuy has an extension!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL April 2013, Volume 10, Number 10   The League of Preservation Voters is Back! HDC is bringing back its successful League of Preservation Voters initiative for the 2013 elections. The program works to help communities and elected officials partner together to better preserve the historic resources that make each [...]

P.S. 199 (270 West 70th Street) Support Letter to Robert Tierney

P.S. 199 (270 West 70th Street) April 16, 2013 Honorable Robert Tierney Landmarks Preservation Commission Chair Municipal Building 1 Center Street, 9th Floor New York City, New York 10007   Dear Chair Tierney, I am writing today to join Council Member Gale Brewer, Landmark West!, and others in urging you to calendar P.S. 199 (270 [...]

Six To Celebrate 2013 Launch Party Photos!

Thanks to everyone who came out last night to learn more about the 2013 Six to Celebrate neighborhoods we will be working with this year. Our intentions of bringing everyone together to connect, discover and educate one another on the preservation issues of theses neighborhoods was achieved.   HDC appreciates your continued support and dedication [...]

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 [...]

E-BULLETIN: East Village Historic District, OpEd about Legislation, Tours, Movies and More!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2012, Volume 9, Number 2 A New Historic District for the East Village   On Tuesday, the LPC designated the East Village/Lower East Side Historic District as New York City’s 109th historic district. Encompassing 330 buildings and centered largely around Second Avenue between East 2nd to East 7th [...]

Brinckerhoff Cemetery Landmarked!

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL August 2012, Volume 9, Number 3 ——————————————————————————————————- BRINCKERHOFF LANDMARKED!   HDC is happy to report that the Brinckerhoff Cemetery in Fresh Meadows, Queens was landmarked on Tuesday!  The cemetery, which dates back to at least 1730 and is the resting place of some of the area’s earliest settlers, joins [...]


Manhattan: The Riverside-West End Extension I

The Riverside-West End Extension I The Riverside-West End Historic District was designated in 1989 and spans from roughly West 85th to West 95th Streets and Broadway to Riverside Drive. The district is comprised of harmonious groups of Renaissance and Georgian Revival rowhouses, pre- and post-WWI luxury apartment buildings designed in the Gothic, Renaissance, and Romanesque Revival styles, [...]

Statement on the Riverside-West End Historic District Extension I

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing March 22, 2011 Item 7 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN, LP 2463 PROPOSED RIVERSIDE DRIVE-WEST END HISTORIC DISTRICT EXTENSION 1 The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. The Historic Districts Council been impressed by LPC’s swift and generous [...]

Statement on the Proposed Park Place Historic District

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before the Landmarks Preservation Commission Regarding the Proposed Park Place Historic District October 26, 2010 The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods. In the course of fulfilling our mission, we are regularly contacted by community organizations who wish to gain preservation protection for [...]

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