E-BULLETIN- Save New York’s Public Libraries, Save New York’s Public Parkland, Save New York!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL May 2013, Volume 10, Number 2   Help Save the New York Public Library from Itself Rally & Leafleting on Wednesday, May 8, 3:30pm – 5:30pm RAIN or SHINE     The late Ada Louise Huxtable called it “a plan devised out of a profound ignorance of or willful […]

Bed Stuy takes the Lead in the Greenest Block in Brooklyn Competition

HDC’s own Six To Celebrate neighborhood Bedford-Stuyvesant is taking the lead in the 2011 Greenest Block in Brooklyn competition! Ten of the thirty-six semifinalist are from Bed-Stuy; making it the neighborhood with the most contestants. Claudette Brady,  a neighborhood preservationist and contributor to Bed-Stuy Patch, recently wrote an article praising the success of the contest […]

International Landmscape Design Lectures at Columbia

Columbia University’s Master of Science in Landscape Design and Garden Design magazine invite you to attend two evenings of talks in June and July about international landscape design with noted landscape architects and writers. June 11 at 6:30 p.m.“The Brazilian Gardens of Burle Marx” with Raymond Jungles“South Africa at the Lengau Lodge” with Sasha Tarnopolsky’s […]

Arborcide at Flushing’s only residential landmark

Protesters’ arbor grudge; Homeowner ripped for destroying trees BY DONALD BERTRANDDAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Wednesday, May 9th 2007, 4:00 AM A man’s home is his castle, and so, too, are his trees – even if his home is landmarked. About a dozen Flushing community leaders met in front of the city-landmarked Fitzgerald-Ginsberg Mansion last week […]

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