Harlem

Six To Celebrate 2011- 24th Annual Mount Morris Park House Tour

 HARLEM’S HISTORIC MOUNT MORRIS PARK NEIGHBORHOOD TO HOST 24th ANNUAL MOUNT MORRIS PARK HOUSE TOUR Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association Presents Tour Highlighting Neighborhood’s Architectural, Artistic and Authentic Details  HARLEM, New York – May 13, 2013 — Manhattanites and visitors are invited to explore the details that define Harlem’s historic Mount Morris Park neighborhood […]

Harlem’s Historic Mount Morris Park House Tour

Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association Presents Its 23rd Tour Highlighting One of the City’s Most Storied and Treasured Neighborhoods June 10, 2012, 11 AM – 4 PM History buffs, architecture enthusiasts and lovers of Harlem and its historical landscape will be treated to the 23rd annual Mount Morris Park House Tour, on June 10, […]

Harlem's Historic Mount Morris Park 22nd Signature Annual House Tour

 Don’t miss this day full of history & inspiration. Sunday, June 12 from 11 AM to 4 PM!   We are celebrating 40 years as New York City’s 19th neighborhood to be recognized of the over 125 since 1965 when Mayor Robert Wagner established the Landmarks Preservation Commission in response to New Yorkers’ growing […]

HDC's New Maps!!

http://www.communitywalk.com/historic_districts_council/historic_districts_council/map/1007962 HDC’s new maps with our Six to Celebrate neighborhoods, Neighborhoods at risk, and recently designated districts. HDC is proud to work with so many diverse neighborhoods throughout New York City. View our website for information on these and other neighborhoods HDC is working with. http://hdc.org/  http://hdc.org/neighborhoodatrisk.htm

LPC Designates 4 houses and 3 pools

The Landmarks Preservation Commission unanimously approved landmark status for two Federal style buildings at 486 and 488 Greenwich Street in Greenwich Village, as part of the Commission’s ongoing efforts to preserve examples of the City’s development following the Revolutionary War.Read more. Also, two Turn-of-the 20th Century French Renaissance Revival Mansions in Midtown Manhattan Earn Landmark […]

Columbia Expansion Moves Forward Despite Summer Recess

From Crain’sColumbia expansion plowing ahead By: Anne MichaudPublished: May 31, 2007 – 3:06 pm Columbia University’s 17-acre expansion into West Harlem will enter into the city review process on Monday, following three years of delay and controversy. The review, which takes seven months, would rezone several city blocks near the Hudson River to create a […]

1st Annual Harlem Anti-Gentrification Conference

The Historic Community of Harlem under Attack: Fight Back and ResistanceForging Alliances and Building Principle UnityIn Memory of Afro Dominican Political Activist Fior Cruz June 1st & June 2nd 2007St. Ambrose Church @ 9 West 130th Street(Between Fifth and Lenox Avenues) CONFERENCE AGENDA June 1, 2007: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM Opening Plenary: “Race, Class […]

Upcoming Actions At LPC

This just in; the LPC will be considering these items on Tuesday, February 13th: Item Proposed for Designation Item No. 1 LP-2172Borough of QueensSOHMER PIANO COMPANY (FACTORY), 31-01 Vernon Boulevard (aka 11-02 to 11-16 31st Avenue), Queens.Landmark Site: Borough of Queens Tax Map Block 503, Lot 5 HDC strongly supported this designation; at the time […]

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