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E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 In This Issue: Secret Lives Tour: The Loew’s Valencia- October 4 Six to Celebrate Tour- Bronx and Harlem Carnegie Libraries- October 18 Secret Lives Tour: Loew’s Valencia Theatre Saturday, October 4, 2014  11:30 AM Following last year’s successful tour of the Loew’s United Palace Theatre on [...]

Six to Celebrate Feature: Madison Square North

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 MADISON SQUARE NORTH, MANHATTAN     The area immediately north of Madison Square Park has experienced many waves of development since the park opened in 1847. This layered history is still clearly seen when surveying the area’s historic architecture, which mostly dates to between [...]

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Oh The Many Places You Will Go, With HDC

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2014, Volume 11, Number 2  Historic Tour of  Atlantic Avenue! Saturday, September 13 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM The Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District invites you to join a tour of Atlantic Avenue, one of Brooklyn’s most dynamic commercial thoroughfares for over one hundred years. This diverse retail [...]

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A Fall Full of Fun With HDC

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL August 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 In This Issue: Affordable Housing/ Historic Preservation A Roundtable Discussion- Sept 16 EverGreene Architectural Arts Studio Tour and Presentation- Sept 17 Six to Celebrate Walking Tour- Park Avenue- October 6 Additional Six to Celebrate Tours —————————————————————————————————— AFFORDABLE HOUSING / HISTORIC PRESERVATION: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION [...]

Preservation Education

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL August 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 It’s What is on the Inside that Counts: EverGreene Architectural Arts Studio Tour and Presentation While building exteriors are often the most lauded architectural features and contribute to the sense of urbanism that defines New York City, the interior of these historic buildings-the [...]

LPC Approves Apthorp Rooftop Additions

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL August 2014, Volume 11, Number 2 LPC Approves Apthorp Rooftop Additions A revised proposal for rooftop additions to the Apthorp was approved unanimously on August 12, 2014, by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). The Apthorp is a NYC Individual Landmark, designed by architects Clinton & Russell and completed in [...]

A Good Summer= Good Drinks and a Good Book

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2014, Volume 11, Number 5    Historic Pub Crawl Join the Historic Districts Council and Chrysalis Archeological Consultants for a taste of the architecture, history and beverages of some of New York City’s oldest watering holes. The tour will begin with a tasting of Chrysalis bitters, brewed [...]

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The Historic Districts Council Analysis of The Real Estates Board of New York’s ‘Housing Production on NYC Landmark Properties’ Study

  HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2014 Volume 11, Number 5 —————————————————————————————————— The Historic Districts Council Analysis of The Real Estates Board of New York’s ‘Housing Production on NYC Landmark Properties’ Study The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) is at it again! To welcome new LPC Chair Meenakshi Srinivasan on her first day, the trade association and [...]

It’s a Summer of Tours, Libations and Literature !!

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2014, Volume 11, Number 4   Six to Celebrate Tours From Yiddish to Chinese and Beyond: A Walking Tour of Historic Libraries in Chinatown Thursday, July 10, 6:00PM (WALKING TOUR) Visit two of the busiest Carnegie libraries in the New York Public Library system as well as other [...]

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Preservation Articles from around America

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL In This Issue: ‘Everything Old in New Again: Conversation of Historic Properties In Lower Manhattan’ ‘State will not move forward with historic district designation of Gowanus due to overwhelming opposition’ Urban Renewal, No Bulldozer San Francisco Repurposes Old for the Future For Kentile Floors Sign, Star of Brooklyn Skyline, the [...]

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