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AFFORDABLE HOUSING / HISTORIC PRESERVATION: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

The affordable housing crisis in New York has impacted the entire city. As activists concerned with maintaining and nourishing NYC’s diverse neighborhoods, we ask you to join us in taking back this important public conversation about affordable housing and neighborhood preservation from the real estate lobbyists Tuesday, September 16th 6:00pm Theresa Lang Community and Student [...]

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North Brother Island: An Illustrated Book Talk

North Brother Island: The Last Unknown Place in New York City An Illustrated Book Talk Tuesday, August 5, 2014 Doors open at 6:00/Talk starts at 7:00 The Paris Café, 119 South Street (at Peck Slip) Join us for a visual exploration of the one place most New Yorkers will never get to explore on their own. [...]

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Historic Pub Crawl- Pictures

The Historic Districts Council and Chrysalis Archeological Consultants  led a tour  of the architecture, history and beverages of some of New York City’s oldest watering holes. The tour  began with a tasting of Chrysalis bitters at the Merchant’s House, brewed from an historic recipe and inspired by a 19th century bottle recently found at a Bowery [...]

Historic Pub Crawl

Join the Historic Districts Council and Chrysalis Archeological Consultants for a taste of the architecture, history and beverages of some of New York City’s oldest watering holes. The tour will begin with a tasting of Chrysalis bitters, brewed from an historic recipe and inspired by a 19th century bottle recently found at a Bowery archaeological [...]

Continuing Education Program: Terra Cotta New York-post

The Historic Districts Council is pleased to present the first in a series of continuing education panels which will focus on historic materials. These programs will illuminate the complex histories, manufacturing methods, restoration process and use as a contemporary material. The first program is Terra Cotta New York     Architectural terra cotta is one [...]

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 [...]

Atlantic Yards Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Atlantic Yards Film Screening and Panel Discussion Wednesday, June 11, 2014 6PM Brooklyn Lyceum 227 4th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11215         On June 11 Bruce Ratner and Maryanne Gilmartin of Forest City Ratner will receive the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal from the Municipal Art Society to honor their contributions to New York [...]

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Secret Lives Tour: Modernist Roosevelt Island

  Secret Lives Tour: Modernist Roosevelt Island Join the Historic Districts Council for an exciting tour of the modernist built Main Street and residential buildings of Roosevelt Island. Tuesday, June 10, 2014 11:00 AM   Roosevelt Island, the sliver of land that sits between Manhattan and Queens, once home to prisons, asylums and welfare facilities, [...]

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Graduate Thesis Presentations

The Historic Districts Council is pleased to present an evening of recent work by graduate students in the field of historic preservation. 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 preservation in New York City. The evening’s six presentations [...]

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A list of HDC’s upcoming events as well as our annual programs, and breaking preservation news.   Events: June 4, 2014 Grassroots Awards May 15, 2014: 6pm Murals of New York Book Talk  March 7-8, 2014: 2014 Preservation Conference: New Design + Old Places February 26, 2014: Secret Lives Tour: One Wall Street February 26, 2014: Secret Lives Tour: [...]

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