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2016 Conference Tours

Saturday, March 19, TBD          El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 After 15 years of neglect, Public School 109, a grand, neo-Gothic style school designed in 1898 by Charles B. J. Snyder, underwent a dramatic restoration and conversion to artists’ housing. Completed in 2015, this massive undertaking was carried out by Hamilton Houston Lownie Architects and […]

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Free Info Session for Preservation Grants: NYC – 2/5

FROM:                  Preservation League of New York State 44 Central Avenue Albany NY  12206-3002 www.preservenys.org   CONTACTS:        Colleen M. Ryan, Director of Communications 518-462-5658, ext. 17       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Free Info Session for Preservation Grants: NYC – 2/5 Applications due by 4/11/16 for League’s Signature Grant Programs   ALBANY, January […]

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“Just Because You Can, Does It Mean You Should?”

Cocktails and conversation with President Dan Allen and Executive Director Simeon Bankoff- Free Cocktails and conversation with President Dan Allen and Executive Director Simeon Bankoff Thursday, February 11, 2016 The Landmarks Preservation Commission is the official agency which regulates how historic buildings are treated, but the LPC can only regulate the specifics of proposals. What […]

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

Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion Documentary Film Screening- Jan 19, Paris Cafe, 119 S. Street Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion Documentary Film Screening Tuesday, January 19, 2016 The Paris Café, 119 South Street (at Peck Slip) 6 pm Join HDC and director, Matt Silva for a film screening of Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion, […]

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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 […]

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.         

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