Join HDC for the Landmarks Lion Award

Our three honorees have preserved or protected nearly every piece of architectural terra cotta around the city – from the Guastavino ceiling of the Oyster Bar to the terra cotta of the Woolworth Tower.  Led by Susan Tunick, Friends of Terra Cotta has been the leading organization promoting education and research in the preservation of […]

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Screening – Historic Signs and Storefronts of Yorkville

September 25, 2018 6:00PM Webster Library 1465 York Avenue (between 77th and 78th Streets) Join us for a screening of our short film, Historic Signs and Storefronts of Yorkville: Reminders of an Immigrant Enclave, a walking tour led by Tom Rinaldi, preservationist and author of New York Neon, and Cristiana Peña, HDC Board member and […]

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Set Sail Summer Fundraiser

All aboard the historic Clipper City! Enjoy an open bar and lunch while we sail through New York Harbor  All aboard the historic Clipper City Tall Ship Sunday, June 24, 2018 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Join HDC aboard the historic Clipper City sailboat for a fun trip through New York City harbor. Hear from […]

Sculpture in Gotham – Book talk with Michele Bogart

Join HDC, NYPAP and the J.M. Kaplan Fund for a FREE book signing and reception June 13, 2018 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. The J.M. Kaplan Fund 71 West 23rd Street, 9th Floor Join HDC and NYPAP at the J.M. Kaplan Fund for a book talk with author Michele Bogart. Ms. Bogart’s book Sculpture in Gotham: […]

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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 […]

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