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A Study of New York City’s Belgian Block Heritage

 

2017 Landmarks Lion Award

Honoring Jeffrey Greene and EverGreene Architectural Arts, Monday October 23, The University Club Honoring Jeffrey Greene and EverGreene Architectural Arts Monday, October 23, 2017 at 6:30 PM The University Club, One West 54th Street New York, NY 10019 Ticket Levels- Tickets BENEFACTOR: Table for 10, complimentary inside cover full-page program journal ad ($10,000) SUPPORTER: Table for 10, […]

City Council District 2 Candidates Forum

City Council District 2 Candidates Forum- Thursday, August 27th; 6:30 p.m.

League of Preservation Voters

League of Preservation Voters initiative was developed to engage and educate voters and candidates The Historic Districts Council League of Preservation Voters initiative was developed to bring communities and elected officials together to preserve the historic character that makes each neighborhood unique. The League aims to engage and educate voters and candidates through neighborhood roundtables, candidate […]

Preservation in the News

UWS Council hopefuls spar at debate BY MIKE GAROFALO All five candidates seeking to represent the Upper West Side in the City Council faced off for the first time July 31 in a spirited public debate. Incumbent Helen Rosenthal was joined at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center Campus by the four challengers seeking to unseat her […]

Rooftop Addition to Hopper-Gibbons House Denied!

~HDC thanks Friends of LaMartine Place, our elected officials, our partner organizations, and the LPC~ On Tuesday, May 23, 2017 the Landmarks Preservation Commission denied the application to legalize the fifth story addition on the designed Hopper-Gibbons House aka 339 West 29th Street! We would like to thank Grassroots Preservation Award Winners Friends of the Hopper-Gibbons […]

Six to Celebrate App

  HDC now has a Six to Celebrate app! All the amazing information in the walking tour brochures is now available right on your phone   (or tablet). You can learn about the history of each Six to Celebrate neighborhood along with additional information about specific sites within each neighborhood. Now all you have to do […]

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Free Monthly Land Use Clinics!

Do you have questions about creating landmarks and historic districts, working with the Landmarks Commission and Department of Buildings, or common zoning and land use issues? Join us for free monthly land use clinics on the second and third Thursdays of each month to get your questions answered! Call each Councilman’s office directly to reserve […]

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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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HDC 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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