E-bulletin-Six To Celebrate Events

Check out all the great upcoming events hosted by HDC’s Six To Celebrate groups: Bronx Parks 125, Sunset Park Landmarks Committee, and LESPI  ————————————————————————   FRIDAY, JULY 12 • All You Need Is Love, 6 pm  Pelham Bay Park* Middletown Road and Stadium Ave, just east of Bruckner Expy. The BAE’s Electronic Mosholu Crash – […]

E-BULLETIN: Celebrating 50 years of the New York City Landmarks Law and the Landmarks Preservation Commission

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL April2013, Volume 10, Number 4 Marking Spaces: New York City’s Historic Districts on the Panorama of the City of New York Sunday, April 14,2013    3pm – 6pm Please join us at the QueensMuseum of Art for an Opening Reception for a new exhibit showcasing New York City’s designated historic districts on […]

Holiday Book Party and Fundraiser: South Street Seaport

Thank you to everyone who attended our holiday party and fundraiser at Bowne & Co. Stationers on December 5, 2012. HDC had a wonderful time seeing everyone and we could not have held the event in a better space. The Bowne & Co. building is beautiful and we hope that you will continue to show […]

Iconic photos of the Bowery

www.icp.org Center of Photography: Weegee Exhibition For an intense decade between 1935 and 1946, Weegee (1899–1968) was one of the most relentlessly inventive figures in American photography. His graphically dramatic and often lurid photographs of New York crimes and news events set the standard for what has become known as tabloid journalism. Freelancing for a variety […]

Order a Photo of Your Favorite NYC Building for the Holidays

Did you know that 25 years ago, City photographers fanned out through the five boroughs and shot color pictures of every building? For the last few years we have been reproducing these photographs from the original negatives. Why not consider ordering one of these unique prints as a holiday gift? Order a Tax Photo Here […]

Preservationists Respond to Koolhaas/Ouroussoff

Reading Nicolai Ouroussoff ‘s recent  review of Rem Koolhaas’s exhibit in The New York Times (“ An Architect’s Fear That Preservation Distorts”, NYT, 5/23/11), this preservation architect is struck by the ability of one well-meaning but clueless critic to so totally distort the reality of preservation activity in New York City. Ouroussoff implies that the […]

Hungarian Ethnic Music in Tottenville!

TIES THAT BIND Celebrating the German and Hungarian Communities of Charleston Experience live Hungarian music this Saturday! Performances at 2:15 and 3:15 p.m. Hungarian Reformed Church fellowship hall, 19 Winant Place (off Arthur Kill Road) Exhibits include: The Kreischer Legacy Charleston’s Hungarian Community — Celebrating 95 years! Hungarian Folk Art Embroidery A selection of books […]

Gotham & Its Garbage: A History of the NYC Dept. of Sanitation

The NYC Department of Sanitation & New York University present GOTHAM AND ITS GARBAGE: A HISTORY OF THE NYC DEPARTMENT OF SANITATION A Free Illustrated Lecture, Exhibition Tour and Status Report on the DSNY Museum-in-the-Making by Robin Nagle, Ph.D., DSNY Anthropologist-in-Residence, andHaidy Geismar, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology, NYU To be presented twice: Thursday, January 10 […]

Fall Events for Modern Architecture Enthusasists

DOCOMOMO New York/Tri-State presents its second fall event: Gallery Tour: “Lost Vanguard, Soviet Modernist Architecture, 1922–1932”Saturday October 20, 2:30 pm, MoMA DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State has organized a gallery tour of “Lost Vanguard, Soviet Modernist Architecture, 1922–1932.” Richard Pare, whose photographs comprise the exhibition will lead the tour. The exhibition features 80 of Pare’s photographs […]

Virtual Reconstruction of Germany’s Lost Synagogues

SYNAGOGUES IN GERMANY: A VIRTUAL RECONSTRUCTION During the Nazi era, over 1,400 synagogues were destroyed. Through a student initiative at the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, several synagogues have been virtually recreated using computer aided design, revealing a rich and diverse architectural history. Manfred Koob and Marc Grellert (Darmstadt University of Technology) and Carol Herselle […]

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