Statement on Proposed Inwood Rezoning

February 22, 2018   Historic Districts Council Statement on Proposed Inwood Rezoning Manhattan Community Board 12 Public Hearing   The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods. We work with over 500 community-based groups citywide and in 2011, we selected Inwood as one of our priority neighborhoods for our Six […]

Pat Courtney: Volunteers for Isham Park

  Voices from the Neighborhood     Telephone Interview on experiences with the Six to Celebrate Program With Susan Hopper, HDC Board Member Date: 9-13-13 Name(s): Pat Courtney 212-569-0062 Neighborhood/Group/Year of participation:  Inwood, Isham Park 2011         ——————————————————————————————————- Why did your neighborhood apply to HDC’s Six to Celebrate? We applied because even […]

Six To Celebrate 2011: Isham Park Centennial Celebration

Saturday, September 29, 2012 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Enter at Broadway entrance above Isham Street (Festivities sited on lawn at the top of Isham Park) Inwood Tiger Band & Heavenly Voices Chorus from I.S. 52 will open the ceremonies marching into the park from Broadway Also featuring various speakers, story booth, performers, historical park […]

Art Deco/ WPA design in Isham and Inwood Hill Parks

A slide lecture ending in a walking tour with Pat Courtney.  Take a look at the Art Deco/WPA era design and structures in both parks.  Learn of the designers discovered during the process of the study for potential historic districts in Inwood which was selected in 2011 as one of the inaugural “Six to Celebrate” […]

Isham Park Tour with Geologist: October 30th Isham Park Tour with Geologist Sid Horenstein Sunday October 30th 10 am- 12 noon Meet at the northeast corner of Seaman Avenue and Isham Street. Join Sidney Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus, American Museum of Natural History, as he leads his first geology, history and natural history walk through Isham Park.  Stroll through […]

HDC's Six to Celebrate Tour Series Come tour our 2011 Six to Celebrate neighborhoods. Learn about their diverse cultural and architectural histories. Throughout the summer we will be touring one neighborhood at a time. Bowery-Sunday, May 1, 2011 Mount Morris Park: Thursday, May 19, 6pm Goanus: Saturday, June 4, 11am (Bicycle Tour) Inwood: Sunday, June 19, 10am Bedford-Stuyvesant: Saturday, […]

"HISTORIC INWOOD FILMS": Tuesday, April 5 @ 7:30pm

 “HISTORIC INWOOD FILMS” TUESDAY APRIL 5th at 7:30 PM.    “[I’m] trying to picture the way it was. Just the trees and the river, before people came along and fouled it all up.” – Clint Eastwood, looking down at Inwood from Fort Tryon in the film “Coogan’s Bluff” (1968). This month Lost Inwood presents our […]

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