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A list of HDC’s upcoming events as well as our annual programs, and breaking preservation news.   Events: Preservation School–Working With Elected Officials – December 7, 2015 HDC is always busy, view our Past Events page to see what other evens we’ve held. Programs: Preservation School-2015-2016 Landmarks Lion 2015- Pride of Lions  –2014 Preservation Conference: New Design + Old Places– […]

Pride of Lions Biographies

Lisa Ackerman (2007): Lisa has longtime roots in international preservation, art history and grant-making.  She is an internationally-known expert in heritage conservation in Europe and the Middle East. Full Bio Lisa Ackerman was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of World Monuments Fund in 2007. Previously Ms. Ackerman served as Executive Vice President […]

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Penn Station: From Beaux-Arts to Bulldozed

WILL BE RESCHEDULED  SohoPhoto Gallery 15 White Street, New York, NY 10013 Join the Historic Districts Council to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of New York City’s Landmarks Law at Soho Photo Gallery on September 17th at 6:30pm. View exclusive photos of Penn Station’s demolition and a dramatic reading of The Eternal Space, a new play […]

Film Screening-Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion

Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion Documentary Film Screening WILL BE RESCHEDULED  The Paris Café, 119 South Street (at Peck Slip) Join HDC for a film screening of Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion, Matthew Silva’s documentary about an abandoned structure designed by modernist icon Philip Johnson for the 1964 World’s Fair. This screening will be […]

Boak & Paris/Boak & Raad: New York Architects- A Book Talk by Annice Alt

Boak & Paris/Boak & Raad: New York Architects A Book Talk by Annice Alt   This event is full   Thursday, April 9, 2015 6:30 pm 232 East 11th Street         At the height of the building boom in the 1920s, two young architects Russell Boak and Hyman Paris broke away from […]

Secret Lives Tour: E.R. Butler & Co. Decorative Hardware

Join HDC for a tour of E.R. Butler & Co.’s beautiful Prince Street building and impressive decorative hardware showrooms.   Behind the doors of many of New York’s most architecturally stunning façades, are equally elegant interiors. E.R. Butler & Co. has been designing, creating and distributing fine architectural hardware and decorative furnishings in the spirit […]

Preservation Trivia Night

  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 At the beautiful and historic Paris Cafe! FREE!!! RSVP to bharmon@hdc.org This program is part of NYC Landmarks50 Alliance, the multi-year celebration of   the 50th anniversary of New York City’s Landmarks Law.         

Continuing Education- The Shore Thing-12.9.2014

Join the Historic Districts Council for an encore of our most popular continuing education program The Shore Thing: A Practical Seminar on Shoring Methods and Case Studies for Historic Buildings As a building ages, its structural integrity can weaken. Shoring practices play an imperative role in the safety and security of structures, both new and […]

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Continuing Education Program: Terra Cotta New York-post

The Historic Districts Council is pleased to present the first in a series of continuing education panels which will focus on historic materials. These programs will illuminate the complex histories, manufacturing methods, restoration process and use as a contemporary material. The first program is Terra Cotta New York     Architectural terra cotta is one […]

2014 Graduate Thesis Presentations

On May 28, 2014 the Historic Districts Council hosted a graduate thesis presentation in the offices of the World Monument Fund in the Empire State Building. The call for proposals stated. As the only citywide voice for community-based preservation, the Historic Districts Council is eager to recognize graduate work that makes a contribution to historic […]

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