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2014 Graduate Thesis Presentations

On May 28, 2014 the Historic Districts Council hosted a graduate thesis presentation in the offices of the World Monument Fund in the Empire State Building. The call for proposals stated. As the only citywide voice for community-based preservation, the Historic Districts Council is eager to recognize graduate work that makes a contribution to historic […]

Historic Districts Council 2013 Grassroots Preservation Awards and Annual Preservation Party

Each year, the Historic Districts Council honors activists and groups  who have campaigned for community preservation in New York City. The Grassroots Preservation Awards are given to those who have worked tirelessly for their neighborhoods and communities, and have strove to better our city  through their efforts. This Year’s Award winners are a broad group […]

Preservation Now!: Free February Talks and Panels

Historic Districts Council’s 19th Annual Preservation Conference: Preservation Now! Pre-Conference Panel Discussions: As part of Preservation Now!,HDC is pleased to present panel discussions on emerging topics in preservation. These programs are FREE but RSVP is required. Preservation and Technology Wednesday, February 20, 6:00pm – 8:00pm Advances in technology have changed the ways we can interpret […]

Parks Department Rationale for Its Demolition of Historic District in Staten Island

Behold the glory of the Parks Department’s plans to DEMOLISH a National Register-eligible Historic District on Staten Island, a borough not exactly rife with protected landmarks. There’s no way to pretty this up – the Parks Department is planning on demolishing 43 out of 50 historic structures in order to build a park that no […]

Woodlawn Cemetery Becomes a National Historic Landmark

 AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: Secretary Salazar Designates 14 New National Historic Landmarks WASHINGTON, D.C.—Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the designation of 14 new national historic landmarks in 11 states and the District of Columbia that have played an integral role in the development of the country. “Each of these landmarks represents a chapter […]

Federal Agency Chides National Guard for Admirals Row Deterioration

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South Village Declared Eligible for S/NR; GVSHP to be Honored by Preservation League

From the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, www.gvshp.org South Village District Eligible for State & National Register of Historic Places: As part of our ongoing campaign to preserve and honor the South Village, GVSHP has sought to place the proposed South Village Historic District on the State and National Register of Historic Places. Placement […]

Gansevoort Market Gets on the National Register

From the Villager (of course) New designations beef up Meat Market protections By Lincoln Anderson Last Wednesday, State Parks Commissioner Carol Ash approved the listing of the entire Meatpacking District on the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The district, known as the Gansevoort Market District, was nominated by the Greenwich Village Society for […]

Second Bay Ridge Area to be placed on National Register of Historic Places

We attended a presentation to the residents by the State Historic Preservation Office earler this week. It was great to see their level of enthusiasm over preserving their homes. From Courier-Life 02/15/2007Historic status for OvingtonBy Helen Klein An elegant block of Bay Ridge brownstones is on its way to receiving well-deserved recognition. In April, the […]

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