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GRANT OPPORTUNITY FOR DESIGN, PLANNING AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROFESSIONALS

GRANTS AVAILABLEDEADLINE: MARCH 3, 2008 Contact: Anne H. Van Ingen (212) 741-7013 orMarcy Shaffer (212) 741-5258or by email: avaningen@nysca.org ormshaffer@nysca.org The Architecture, Planning and Design Program of the New York State Council on the Arts is pleased to announce the availability of project grants for professionals in the design, planning and historic preservation fields through […]

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Nominations for Jane Jacobs Medal Now Being Accepted

Media Inquiries Only:Katherine Snider212.852.8488ksnider@rockfound.org Nominations for Rockefeller Foundation Jane Jacobs MedalBeing Accepted on Website Through February 1, 2008 New York, NY, January 8, 2008 –The Rockefeller Foundation announced that it will be accepting nominations for the 2008 Jane Jacobs Medal on its website beginning today and through February 1, 2008. The 2008 Rockefeller Foundation Jane […]

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Support HDC with an End of Year Gift!

As HDC looks back on everything we’ve achieved over the past twelve months, we’d like to thank our Friends for making 2007 one of our most successful years yet. Just a few things we accomplished with your help in 2007: Advocated successfully for the landmark designation of Sunnyside Gardens, Crown Heights North, and DUMBO (designated […]

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Book Launchs, Grants and More

From Michael Miscione, Manhattan Borough Historian, boroughhistorian@manhattanbp.org Book Launch #1: “Washington Heights, Inwood, and Marble Hill,” by James RennerMy office is thrilled to announce the recent release of a new book about Upper Manhattan by James Renner, our very own Community Historian for District 12. To learn all about the book and purchase copies, visit […]

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96th – 110th Street Survey Project Update

The LANDMARK WEST! volunteer survey crew has been hard at work, and we’ve got the photos to prove it! Over a dozen lovers of the Upper West Side have volunteered their cameras, their time and their fascination for architecture to the LW! 96th to 110th Street Survey Project. Visit our website to see examples of […]

Want to join the HDC team?

The Historic Districts Council, the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods, seeks a full-time Preservation Assistant. Duties will include providing administrative and office support for small non-profit organization serving New York City communities, supporting membership, development efforts & special events, maintaining ongoing educational and outreach programs and helping to initiate and plan new programs, […]

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Capacity Grants for Parks Groups

Capacity Fund Grant Proposals——————————————————————————–Deadline: October 1, 2007Partnerships for Parks’s Capacity Fund provides grants to groups working in parks across the five boroughs of New York City. The Capacity Fund supports projects that help build a community group’s capacity to care for their local park. Grants range from $250 to $5,000. Strong applications will improve a […]

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Landmark West! looking for volunteers

Landmark West! is on the hunt for helpMuch of the Upper West Side has been comprehensively walked, photographed and documented, and yet a large portion – namely the blocks between 96th and 110th Streets – remains largely unexplored. While there are now close to 2,700 protected landmarks on the Upper West Side, only a small […]

Call for Volunteers: Open House New York

Do you love architecture, design, history and New York’s uniqueness? openhousenewyork (OHNY) weekend celebrates New York City’s architecture and design through an annual program of public access to significant buildings and sites in all five boroughs.openhousenewyork’s mission: promotes a greater appreciation of New York City’s built-environment; broadens public awareness by exposing a diverse audience to […]

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Call for volunteers: Open House New York

Do you love architecture, design, history and New York’s uniqueness?openhousenewyork (OHNY) Weekend celebrates New York City’s architecture and design through an annual program of public access to significant buildings and sites in all five boroughs. openhousenewyork’s mission: promotes a greater appreciation of New York City’s built-environment; a broadens public awareness by exposing a diverse audience […]

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