Program & Events

Our Vanishing Legacy: A Screening

  Our Vanishing Legacy: A Screening   Tuesday, October 21, 2014  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. / Screening at 7:00 p.m. / Short program at 7:30 p.m.   You are invited to a rare screening of Our Vanishing Legacy, the first prime-time broadcast advocating preservation efforts in New York City! First aired on WCBS-TV on September [...]

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Six to Celebrate-The History and Endurance of New York City’s Carnegie and Branch Libraries- A Lecture

(images courtesy of NYPL and HDC)   Join the Historic Districts Council for a presentation on the history of New York City’s Carnegie and branch libraries and their endurance into the present. (at the very first Carnegie Library built in New York City!) Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:30 PM Yorkville Branch of the New York [...]

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A list of HDC’s upcoming events as well as our annual programs, and breaking preservation news.   Events: Saturday, October 4th- Secret Lives Tour: Loew’s Valencia Theatre- 11:30 am Saturday, September 27th-  Six To Celebrate Walking Tour- Staten Island- 11:00 am Monday, October 6th- Six To Celebrate Walking Tour- Park Avenue- 6:00 pm Wednesday, October 15th-Preservation School-Historic Building Research- 6:00 pm Saturday, October [...]

Secret Lives Tour: Loew’s Valencia Theatre

Join HDC for a tour of the beautiful Loew’s Valencia Theatre.               Saturday, October 4, 2014  11:30 AM Following last year’s successful tour of the Loew’s United Palace Theatre on 175th Street, we are venturing into the grand opulence of another historic movie house, this time in Jamaica, Queens. [...]

Movie Screening – before there was a Landmarks Law

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2014, Volume 11, Number 1 In This Issue: Secret Lives Tour: The Loew’s Valencia- THIS SATURDAY October 4 Our Vanishing Legacy: A Screening Landmarks Lion Award- India House Spotlight Secret Lives Tour: Loew’s Valencia Theatre Saturday, October 4, 2014  11:30 AM Following last year’s successful tour of the Loew’s United [...]

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 [...]

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Landmarks Lion Award 2014- Andrew Scott Dolkart

Landmarks Lion Award Ceremony & Dinner Honoring Andrew Scott Dolkart Date : November 19, 2014 Time: 6 PM Location: India House, 1 Hanover Square, New York, NY 10004  The Historic Districts Council, the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods, will present its annual LANDMARKS LION AWARD on November 19 to Andrew Scott Dolkart, Professor of Historic Preservation and Director of the [...]

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 [...]

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