Lower East Side

Six To Celebrate Neighborhood Lower East Side/East Village- New York Neon Book Talk

    A History of Neon Signage in NYC’s Lower East Side A lecture by Thomas Rinaldi, author of New York Neon Sponsored by Lower East Side Preservation Initiative and Historic Districts Council Starting in the early 20th century, the muted palette of the Lower East Side’s brick, stone and terra cotta commercial streetscapes began to […]

PRESERVATION NOW! 19th Annual Preservation Conference March 1-3, 2013

Preservation Now!  Today’s Victories, Losses and Ongoing Battles! For Details of the Event View the Brochure HERE. To Purchase Tickets, Please Scroll to the Bottom of the Page The 2013 Preservation Conference takes its inspiration from recent trends in preservation and the relationship between development and preservation in New York City. The keynote, panels and […]

Statement on the Proposed East Village/Lower East Side Historic District

June 26, 2012 Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before the Landmarks Preservation Commission Regarding the Designation of the East Village/Lower East Side Historic District The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods.  HDC has long been an advocate for preserving the East Village and Lower East Side, and we […]

Help Save The Bialystoker Home!

  Friends of the Bialystoker Home urgently needs your help to protect the historic Bialystoker Home for the Aged, threatened by development.   We know there is a serious buyer and hear that a sale is about to happen.  The Bialystoker Board has hired a Public Relations firm to influence elected officials and the media.  We […]

Help Save the Essex Street Market!

The essex Street Market is in danger of being moved from its historic site due to the recently passed guidlines for SPURA redevelopment. Sign the petition and help save this historic Lower East Side staple. http://www.savetheessexstreetmarket.org/  http://www.essexstreetmarket.com/

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