Boak & Paris/Boak & Raad: New York Architects- A Book Talk by Annice Alt

Boak & Paris/Boak & Raad: New York Architects A Book Talk by Annice Alt   This event is full   Thursday, April 9, 2015 6:30 pm 232 East 11th Street         At the height of the building boom in the 1920s, two young architects Russell Boak and Hyman Paris broke away from […]

Murals of New York City: An Illustrated Book Talk

Join HDC for an Illustrated Book Talk Murals of New York City Thursday May 15, 2014 6:00 P.M. Collector’s Room in the Alexander Hamilton Custom House  ********* Suggested Donation $10 All attendees MUST RSVP prior to the talk. Space is very limited. Murals of New York, authored by Glenn Palmer-Smith and photographed by Joshua McHugh, […]

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Life in Reel New York: An HDC Film Series

LIFE IN REEL NEW YORK: AN HDC FILM SERIES Join HDC and James Sanders for a unique look into the New York City of the movies. This three part series will include a lecture and short film and two feature length films curated by James Sanders, author of Celluloid Skyline. Focusing on the theme of […]


Friday, December 6th 6PM Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003. The plan to remove millions of books from the New York Public Library’s century old building at 42nd Street and 5th Avenue has caused an outcry from writers and scholars, but less has been said about the book stacks that […]

E-BULLETIN- MidCentury architecture panel & Rally to Save Mary Help of Christians Church!!

  E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL May 2013, Volume 10, Number 6 Date: Tuesday, May 21 Time: 5:00 PM Location: 641 Avenue of the Americas, 8th Floor To RSVP for the event please contact: abobman@cookfox.com  by 5/17 *note: if you are unable to make it by 5pm you can arrive at 5:30 for the second half of the […]

Nuts and Bolts! Four Centuries of Technical Preservation Issues in New York City Buildings

HDC Continuing Education Series: Nuts and Bolts! Four Centuries of Technical Preservation Issues in New York City Buildings 17th – 21st Century Case Studies This course will examine restoration projects on buildings ranging from the 17th to the 20th century, looking at specific structures to represent the construction methods of each particular period. Presenters, including two […]

19th Annual Preservation Conference: Preservation Now!-Pre-Conference Panel Discussions:“Preservation and Technology”

Historic Districts Council’s 19th Annual Preservation Conference: Preservation Now! Pre-Conference Panel Discussions: Wednesday, February 20th 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. The merge between technology and preservation has changed how we are able to interpret the past.  This is not only true of the built environment that surrounds us, but of our social and cultural history as well.  […]

A Lecture by Architect Dan Allen

Jion HDC’s Vice President, Dan Allen for a lecture on Restoring the Yiddish Art Theater;  presented by GVSHP! When: Tuesday, November 8 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. Where:  Third Street Music School, 235 East 11th Street (between 2nd & 3rd Avenues) Cost: free; reservations required RSVP: rsvp@gvshp.org or 212-475-9585 ext. 35 (More information)

Architect Panel- On the Surface: Modern Materials in Historic Restoration-

On the Surface: Modern Materials in Historic Restoration Wednesday, September 21, 2011 9am – 1pm Modern materials can preserve the aesthetic integrity of a building’s historic design and secure a restored building against future damage. William Neeley explains the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission’s position on the use of replacement materials in historic restoration work. Additional […]

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