East Harlem

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 […]

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.

Cultural Medallions Celebrate the Lives of Two African-American Pioneers of Literature and Music

On Tuesday, July 17, 2012 the Historic Districts Council and the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center will unveil new cultural medallions to two pioneers in the fields of literature and music. First at 11:00am, in collaboration with the Fort Greene Association, author Richard Wright will be celebrated with a medallion unveiling at 175 Carlton Avenue in […]

Hope Community Annual Fall/Chalk Festival

Monday, October 8, 11 am – 4 pmEast 104th Street (Lex./3rd Aves.) Featuring: Chalk Festival Face Painting & Clowns Raffles Drawings Health & Social Services Info Snacks/Refreshments on Sale Bargain Arts & Crafts DJ Music & Open Mic Poetry, and Live Music Free Registration for Nonprofit Groups! For more information contact Jaritza Taveras at 212.860.8821, […]

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Protesters of Church Closing Arrested

If the protests in Boston are any indiciation, this is only the beginning of the backlash.February 14, 2007From the New York TimesA Church Protest Ends Quickly, but the Anger Is Likely to Endure By JAMES BARRON “Carmen Villegas did not expect the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York to send burly guards into her church, […]

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