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A list of HDC’s upcoming events as well as our annual programs, and breaking preservation news.   Events: 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: One Wall Street February 11, 2014: Aches and Panes in Historic Window Work   HDC [...]

Party Recap, Film Event and Tours!

  2014 Six to Celebrate Launch Party!      The Rise & Fall of Penn Station:  A Screening Party Tuesday, February 18, 2014  Doors open at 7:30 p.m. / Short Program at 8:30 p.m. / Screening at 9:00 p.m.         The event will be held at: The Loft at Professor Thom’s Bar [...]

January Events: Party, Tour & Panels!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL January 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 2014 Six to Celebrate!!!   Meet the New Neighborhoods on Wednesday, January 29, 6:00 pm 208 West 13th Street                           Top from L-R: Forest Close, Queens; New York City’s Public Libraries; [...]

2014 Six to Celebrate Party, Continuing Education Panels, Have You Seen Any Historic Plaques?

    2014 Six to Celebrate!!!   HDC is thrilled to announce its 2014 Six to Celebrate, an annual listing of historic New York City neighborhoods and institutions that merit preservation attention. This is New York’s only citywide list of preservation priorities coming directly from the neighborhoods.   Launching in conjunction with the 2014 list [...]


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 [...]

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Six To Celebrate- Greenpoint Walking Tour

Greenpoint Brooklyn, Walking tour Sunday, November 17th, 2PM With Francis Morrone HDC held a Greenpoint tour back in July during the terrible heat wave and the tour was sold out and everyone left happy! As a result of that great success we decided to have another one. Greenpoint is a beautifully diverse neighborhood full of wooden [...]


Friends of HDC Holiday Party and book talk and signing by Françoise Bollack, AIA

Join Us for a Friends of HDC Holiday Party with a book talk and signing by Françoise Bollack, AIA Wednesday, December 4th at 6 P.M. Knoll Showroom, 1330 Sixth Ave Celebrate the holidays in the beautiful mid-century ambiance of the Knoll showroom. The evening will feature architect and HDC board president Françoise Bollack discussing her recently [...]

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E-BULLETIN-Lectures about NY, Walking tours of NY, Mapping NY, HDC has all NYC covered!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2013, Volume 10, Number 7 Monday Morning Coffee Talk: Governors Island At A Crossroads: A Peek At Plans For The Island’s Future Monday, November 4th 8:30 AM – 10 AM FREE!   Governors Island, a rich and storied resource in the middle of New York Harbor, is at a [...]

Scenic Vistas

From Signs to Scenic Vistas: Aesthetic Regulation’s Unfinished Agenda

Monday, November 4, 2013 The Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue (at East 64th Street) New York City RSVP to 6:30-8:30 p.m.  In 1913, the first step was taken in New York City to advance the then radical concept that a city could regulate aesthetics on the grounds of “public beauty.” This notion took the form of a [...]

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