Preservation School: Spring 2018

Join us for the spring 2018 series : Making a Strong Case for a Historic District – Wed. evenings in May Join us for the spring 2018 series: Making a Strong Case for a Historic District   The Historic Districts Council is pleased to present a series of classes that will illuminate the process of proposing a […]

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Trivia Night!

Feb.21, 6:30-9:oo p.m. Please join us for trivia night in SoHo. Prizes will be awarded to the top teams! FREE- Space is limited, registration is required   What do you need? At least 1 team member with an iPhone (iOS 10.0+) Urban Archive App (download here) Schedule 6:30 – 7:00pm: Registration 7:00 – 8:00pm: Trivia! 8:00 […]

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Greater Gotham book talk with author Mike Wallace

 The sequel to Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 FREE- Friday, January 26; 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, January 26  6:00-8:00 p.m. Neighborhood Preservation Center – 232 East 11th Street Join HDC and author Mike Wallace for a talk about the his new book, Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919, which is a […]

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Secret Lives Tour- EverGreene Architectural Arts Studio

Join HDC for a studio tour and presentation by this year’s Landmarks Lion Awardee, EverGreene Architectural Arts October 19, 2017 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. -Studio Tour, Program and Industry City Tour  While building exteriors are often the most lauded architectural features and contribute to the sense of urbanism that defines New York City, the […]

Secret Lives Tour- Morgan Library

~~Secret Lives Tour of the landmarked Morgan Library & Museum with Deputy Director Brian Regan~~ 225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street August 17, 2017 3:00 pm Pierpont Morgan’s 1906 library is among the great treasures of New York. Deputy Director Brian Regan will give an insider’s look at the Morgan’s splendid architecture, including the designated McKim, Mead […]


~~Hear From Your City Council Candidates.  Make Your Voice Heard. Monday, July 31st 6:00 pm- CD6~~ The Balance Between Land Use and Quality of Life Co-hosted by  The Historic Districts Council, LANDMARK WEST!,   and Fordham University Monday, July 31, 6:00pm This event is FREE but we ask that you RSVP HERE. All 51 City Council seats are up […]

Staten Island Preservation Forum

FREE- Walking tour with Francis Morrone with a reception at the Alice Austen House! June, 29 Thursday, June 29, 2017 Alice Austen House Museum  3pm Join HDC on Staten Island for a tour of a remarkable neighborhood and a discussion of preservation issues on the island. Despite Staten Island’s long and fascinating history, the borough […]

Hart Island Project Lecture

Founder of The Hart Island Project, Melinda Hunt will present a public lecture on April 24th at 6:30pm The Historic Districts Council presents a public lecture by artist Melinda Hunt, founder of The Hart Island Project. New York University College of Arts and Science Silver Center, Room 300 100 Washington Square East New York (Enter on […]

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Join HDC and Francis Morrone for a comprehensive look at the immigrant history of the Upper East Side of Manhattan YORKVILLE’S IMMIGRATION HISTORY: Saturday, April 1 at 2:00PM Saturday, May 6 at 2:00PM Saturday, June 3 at 2:00PM   Join HDC and Francis Morrone for a comprehensive look at a curiously under-recognized swatch of New […]

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Cocktails and Conversation

1st Year Preservationist Student and HDC intern, Patrick Waldo Asks Simeon Bankoff EVERYTHING Cocktails and Conversation with Simeon Bankoff  and HDC’s new intern Patrick Waldo Friday, March 31st 6-8pm Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street NY, NY 10003 Ever want to sit down with HDC Executive Director Simeon Bankoff and pick his brain? We […]

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