Program & Events

Preservation School | Fall 2017

The Historic Districts Council is pleased to present a series of classes that will illuminate the essentials of historic preservation. Whether you live in a historic district, serve on your local community board or just want to learn about the built environment of your city, these classes will provide you with knowledge and vocabulary about […]

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Culture and Cuisine: A Tour of the East Village’s Immigrant History

Learn how the cultures of the East Village have changes based on the plethora of cuisines- Sept. 23rd September 23, 2017 11:00 a.m. Join senior editor at 6sqft Dana Schulz for a tour of the East Village’s rich immigrant history as told through its cultural gastronomy scene. Explore how the Italian, Eastern European, and Indian […]

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The Gargoyle Hunter-Book Reading and Signing

FREE- Enjoy a reading from John Freeman Gill on Thur., June 8 ; 6:30pm at The General Society Library The General Society Library, 20 West 44th Street, New York City Thursday, June 8th, at 6:30 p.m. Hilarious and poignant, The Gargoyle Hunters is a love letter to a vanishing city and a deeply emotional story of fathers and […]

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HDC’s Preservation School | Spring 2017

Come learn the basics and then some about Historic Preservation- AIA Credit Available; 6:00-8:00pm The Historic Districts Council is pleased to present a series of classes that will illuminate the essentials of historic preservation. Whether you live in a historic district, serve on your local community board or just want to learn about the built […]

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Explore the Waldorf Astoria Before It’s Too Late- Self-guided tour

HDC and the Art Deco Society of New York invite you to explore the Art Deco splendor of the Waldorf Tuesday, September 27, 2016 301 Park Avenue (Meet at the Lexington Avenue entrance) View the self-guided tour  HDC and the Art Deco Society of New York are inviting you to tour around the Waldorf Astoria Hotel […]

Preservation School 2016

Head back to school with HDC! The Historic Districts Council is pleased to present a series of classes that will illuminate the essentials of historic preservation. Whether you live in a historic district, serve on your local community board or just want to learn about the built environment of your city, these classes will provide […]

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Secret Lives Tour- Hendrick I. Lott House

The Historic Districts Council is being granted exclusive access to the Lott House built in 1720/1800 September 10, 2016 1940 East 36th Street, Brooklyn 1pm-3pm The Historic Districts Council is being granted exclusive access to the Hendrick I. Lott House. The Lott House is currently being restored and is not open to the public. This vernacular Dutch American Farmhouse was built […]

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20th Century Bronx

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 6PM  Bronx Civic Center/ Executive Towers Join the Historic Districts Council as we explore the past, present, and future of the Bronx Civic Center’s magnificent range of 20th Century architecture! Guests will first be treated to a brisk walk with Adrian Untermyer, Deputy Director of the Historic Districts Council, with stops […]

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Secret Lives Tour- Grace Church

Join the Historic Districts Council for a special Secret Lives Tour or Grace Church- Wed, June 29, 2016 Wednesday, June 29, 2016 11:00 am Join the Historic Districts Council for a special Secret Lives tour of Grace Church, led by The Reverend J. Donald Waring, Rector. One of the most famous and recognizable religious structures […]

2016 Conference Tours

Tours:  Sunnyside Gardens, Lincoln Square, El Barrio’s Artspace PS109, Gowanus, Terminal City, Saturday, March 19, 10 AM          El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 After 15 years of neglect, Public School 109, a grand, neo-Gothic style school designed in 1898 by Charles B. J. Snyder, underwent a dramatic restoration and conversion to artists’ housing. Completed in 2015, this massive undertaking […]

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