Environmental Review

Parks Meeting with Community Board on Cedar Grove Beach Club

11/17/11 7:00PM Staten Island Community Board 2 Sea View Hospital Lou Caravone Community Service Building, 460 Brielle Avenue, Parks will use CB#2 to follow up on their last Public Hearing on the Rehabilitation of Cedar Grove Beach. From Eleanor Dugan, former tenant at Cedar Grove (and HDC Grassroots Award winner): “There is of course NO […]

Federal Agency Chides National Guard for Admirals Row Deterioration

Ny Ngb Admirals Row Disposal-buildling b Con 11may11

Feds Mandate Environmental Review of Admiral’s Row

Navy Yard supermarket on hold as feds consider ‘Row’By Dana RubinsteinThe Brooklyn Paper A plan to tear down 10 historic houses at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and replace them with a supermarket has been delayed indefinitely thanks to a decision by federal officials to review whether the dilapidated 150-year-old mansions can be saved. “There is […]

Standing Up for Duffield Street Houses

Yesterday, over 3 dozen residents, historians and advocates including Council members John Liu and Letitia James came together at Duffield Street, standing in front of the Truesdale House to protest the City’s intended demolition of these 150-year old homes for a parking garage. For more, see: History on Duffield Street New York Sun, NY A […]

Columbia Expansion Moves Forward Despite Summer Recess

From Crain’sColumbia expansion plowing ahead By: Anne MichaudPublished: May 31, 2007 – 3:06 pm Columbia University’s 17-acre expansion into West Harlem will enter into the city review process on Monday, following three years of delay and controversy. The review, which takes seven months, would rezone several city blocks near the Hudson River to create a […]

SHPO Never Consulted About Duffield Street!

Historic Duffield Street Homes:State Historic Preservation Office Not Contacted Regarding Eligibility to National Register of Historic Places Council Member James Calls for Halt to any Seizure of Property(Brooklyn, NY)- May 23, 2007, Council Member James has learned today that the New York State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) had never made a determination on the eligibility […]

About Us

The Historic Districts Council (HDC) is the advocate for all of New York City's historic neighborhoods. HDC is the only organization in New York that works directly with people who care about our city's historic neighborhoods and buildings. We represent a constituency of over 500 local community organizations.

Contact Us

Historic Districts Council
232 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003
Tel: (212) 614-9107
Fax: (212) 614-9127
E-mail: hdc@hdc.org

Donate Now

Become a Friend of HDC! Your donation helps preserve, improve, and celebrate the places that make New York great.

Join Our Mailing List

Receive updates on programs, events, action alerts, and our Landmarks Preservation Commission testimony.