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Film Screening-Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion

Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion Documentary Film Screening Tuesday, June 2, 2015  6:00pm The Paris Café, 119 South Street (at Peck Slip) Join HDC for a film screening of Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion, Matthew Silva’s documentary about an abandoned structure designed by modernist icon Philip Johnson for the 1964 World’s Fair. This screening [...]


Annual Grassroots and Preservation Party 2015

  Thursday, June 25, 2015  6:30 - 8:30 pm The Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue (at East 103rd Street) PLEASE NOTE:  Due to a scheduling conflict, the Grassroots Awards has been rescheduled from May 28th to June 25th      Being a Co-Sponsor will also help fund HDC’s much-needed advocacy and [...]

Landmarks @ 50 Honoring Our Past Imagining Our Future- 2015 Conference Tours

Historic District Council 2015 Annual Preservation Conference Series Landmarks at 50: Honoring Our Past, Imagining Our Future March 2015   ~Tour Locations will be sent to registered participants a week prior to the tour~     Brooklyn Army Terminal: A Public Institution Transformed Saturday, March 7, 2015, 12PM Once the largest military supply base in [...]

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Six to Celebrate Spring/Summer Walking Tours

  For more information about the walking tours go to our Six to Celebrate website      Landmarks Under Consideration – Staten Island Bus Tour- Saturday, June 13 at 1:00PM    Tour led by Barnett Shepherd           South Street Seaport- Thursday, June 18 at 6:00PM    Tour led by Francis Morrone         [...]

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A list of HDC’s upcoming events as well as our annual programs, and breaking preservation news.   Events: April 13th-  Preservation School-Reading Architectural Drawings- April 11th- DUMBO and Fulton Ferry March 18, 2015    2015 Conference Panel- Tomorrow’s Yesterdays: Historic Districts of the Future March 11,2015 - 2015 Conference Panel-  Barack Obama Slept Here: Recognizing Today’s Sites of Cultural Significance [...]

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Saving Place- Preserving the Fabric of Our Neighborhoods

Preserving the Fabric of Our Neighborhoods Tuesday, May 26 at 6:30pm Mayor Bill de Blasio has chosen to make affordable housing one of his administration’s chief policy initiatives. “As we invest in more affordable housing,” he said, “we will also work with communities to preserve the fabric of our neighborhoods and invest in things that [...]

Secret Lives Tour: E.R. Butler & Co. Decorative Hardware

Join HDC for a tour of E.R. Butler & Co.’s beautiful Prince Street building and impressive decorative hardware showrooms.   Behind the doors of many of New York’s most architecturally stunning façades, are equally elegant interiors. E.R. Butler & Co. has been designing, creating and distributing fine architectural hardware and decorative furnishings in the spirit [...]

Six to Celebrate 2015 Party

  February 3: LOCATION CHANGE -Calvary Church  61 Gramercy Park North Due to the weather our original location for tonight’s party has lost heat. The new location is Calvary Church  61 Gramercy Park North the entrance is on 21st Street. Sorry for the inconvenience hope you can still join us. Six to Celebrate 2015 Party [...]

E-bulletin- February Full of Fun!

 In This Issue: 2015 Six to Celebrate Party- February 3 Secret Lives Tour:E.R. Butler & Co. Decorative Hardware- February 24 United to Save the Frick   The 2015 Six to Celebrate!  Join HDC in celebrating the 2015 Six to Celebrate  and congratulating the 2014 Six to Celebrate on their accomplishments at the launch party! Date: [...]

Preservation Trivia Night

  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 At the beautiful and historic Paris Cafe! FREE!!! RSVP to This program is part of NYC Landmarks50 Alliance, the multi-year celebration of   the 50th anniversary of New York City’s Landmarks Law.         

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