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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#PreservationPays Challenge Winners

#PreservationPays Challenge winners have been announced ! Thank you to everyone who participated    1. Sarah Rosenblatt     2. Michael Slaven     3. Sheila Langan     4. Emily Dorris     5. Nicholas Kaufmann   6. @FlyingKarateMonkey     7. Jon Haines     8. Zoe Watnik     9. Jillian Kaye     10. […]

Yorkville: A Celebration of Home

$15  friends / members, $20 non-members Performance by the Czech puppetry demonstration with the Czech American Marionette Theatre Speakers include: Majda Kallab Whitaker – Independent scholar and cultural historian contributing to the development of the Dvořák Room at Bohemian National Hall, a Board Member of the Dvořák American Heritage Association and the Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association Alexandra […]

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Free Info Session for Preservation Grants: NYC – 2/5

FROM:                  Preservation League of New York State 44 Central Avenue Albany NY  12206-3002 www.preservenys.org   CONTACTS:        Colleen M. Ryan, Director of Communications 518-462-5658, ext. 17       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Free Info Session for Preservation Grants: NYC – 2/5 Applications due by 4/11/16 for League’s Signature Grant Programs   ALBANY, January […]

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Film Screening-Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion

Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion Documentary Film Screening- Jan 19, Paris Cafe, 119 S. Street Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion Documentary Film Screening Tuesday, January 19, 2016 The Paris Café, 119 South Street (at Peck Slip) 6 pm Join HDC and director, Matt Silva for a film screening of Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion, […]

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A list of HDC’s upcoming events as well as our annual programs, and breaking preservation news.   Events: Preservation School–Working With Elected Officials – December 7, 2015 HDC is always busy, view our Past Events page to see what other evens we’ve held. Programs: Preservation School-2015-2016 Landmarks Lion 2015- Pride of Lions  –2014 Preservation Conference: New Design + Old Places– […]

Pride of Lions Biographies

Lisa Ackerman (2007): Lisa has longtime roots in international preservation, art history and grant-making.  She is an internationally-known expert in heritage conservation in Europe and the Middle East. Full Bio Lisa Ackerman was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of World Monuments Fund in 2007. Previously Ms. Ackerman served as Executive Vice President […]

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