Landmarks Lion 2016: Honoring Nancy Pearsall and Francis Morrone

Nancy Pearsall and Francis Morrone –Wednesday, November 9 at 6:30 PM at Battery Gardens Wednesday, November 9 at 6:30 PM More about Nancy and Francis  View the invitation  View the Benefit Committees    Purchase Tickets   Purchase Program Ads

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New Research From HDC!

Our brand new report examines affordable housing and historic districting for the first time. (Read More) Affordable housing dominates New York City’s public policy discourse. And for years, it’s been used as a tool to attack historic preservation efforts. Until now. The Historic Districts Council engaged an independent housing and planning consultant to analyze the […]

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Six to Celebrate 2017

Be one of HDC’s 2017 Six to Celebrate ! Applications are now being accepted, they are due Dec. 2nd   Preserve Your Neighborhood! Apply at www.6tocelebrate.org by December 2, 2016 Apply at www.6tocelebrate.org by December 2, 2016 Support is provided in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in […]

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Preservation School 2016

Head back to school with HDC! The Historic Districts Council is pleased to present a series of classes that will illuminate the essentials of historic preservation. Whether you live in a historic district, serve on your local community board or just want to learn about the built environment of your city, these classes will provide […]

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Six to Celebrate – Fall Tours

 Clay Avenue & Grand Concourse – October 30 ; Yorkville – October 30; East New York- September 24 Sunday, October 30, 2016- Six to Celebrate Tour– Clay Avenue & Grand Concourse – 11:30 am Sunday, October 30, 2016 Six to Celebrate Tour–  East River Vistas: Architecture and Changing Lifestyles in Yorkville- 2 pm Support is provided in part by public funds from the New York […]

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Meet Our New Advisers!

The Historic Districts Council would like to introduce the newest additions to our Board of Advisers               | The Historic Districts Council’s small professional staff is directed by our dedicated Board of Directors & Advisers, whose members represent over two dozen historic neighborhoods and are drawn from the fields of […]

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Introducing Our Infographic!

Learn how historic preservation creates jobs, drives tourism, and supports local economies across NYC. Preserving historic buildings and neighborhoods is good for New York City. Most New Yorkers believe this to be true in their hearts, but it is sometimes helpful to have the facts to back it up. In response, the Historic Districts Council created a series […]

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Don’t Let Art Deco Check Out of the Waldorf Astoria!

Sign our petition to preserve some of New York City’s most opulent and sumptuous public interiors spaces.   View the self-guided tour  The unthinkable has arrived: some of New York’s most opulent and sumptuous publicly-accessible interior spaces may soon vanish in the dust of renovation. While the exterior is protected as an Individual Landmark, the […]

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Preservation in the News

New Research on How Historic Districts Affect Affordable Housing City Limits By Jarrett Murphy There’s new evidence in the long-running debate over whether historic landmarks promote or paralyze the development and preservation of affordable housing in New York City. The take-away from studies released in May by the Landmarks Conservancy and the Historic Districts Council […]

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East Midtown Rezoning- List of Calendared Buildings

Update: The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted to calendar 12 buildings in East Midtown The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted on May 10, 2016 to calendar 7 buildings in East Midtown, bringing the total number of calendared properties in the area to 12. The other 5 buildings were calendared in 2013, after the city unveiled […]

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