Jackson Heights

What's in the new E-bulletin? A Lion, a designation & some scrabble!

Oct 25, 2011 Bulletin v4

Missing Historic District Street Sign to Return to Jackson Heights

New York City’s historic districts are a heterogeneous bunch – ranging from the modest carriage houses of Shingle homes of Ditmas Park to the Beaux-Arts buildings of the Upper East Side, but most of them have at least one thing in common; terra-cotta street signs. These warm-brown signs, designed by Massimo Vignelli, are the first […]

HDC's Six to Celebrate Tour Series

  http://hdc.org/6tocelebrate-tours.htm 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, […]


Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing March 22, 2011 Item 4 LP – 2484 BOROUGH OF Queens FAIRWAY APARTMENTS, 76-09 34th Avenue (aka 76-01 to 76-09 34th Avenue) The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. The 1937 Fairway Apartments, which derives its […]

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

And now for something a little different

We present to you photos, courtsey of Meg from OuterB, from a tour of the Riker-Lent Homestead, one of the privately-owned historic houses of Queens. http://www.outerb.com/?p=704 For more info, see http://www.rikerhome.com/ (just remember not to believe everything you read on the Internet, especially about building dates).

Celebrate Jackson Heights with Tours, Lectures and more!

Celebrate Historic Jackson Heights Sponsored by the Jackson Heights Beautification Group Join the JHBG in celebrating Jackson Heights, the first planned garden and cooperative apartment community in America – and a City, State, and Federal Historic District Saturday, June 9th Rain date for Garden Tour: June 16th – all other events rain or shine Slide […]

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