Program & Events


20th Century Bronx

20th Century Bronx – Wednesday, August 10 at 6PM- Tour the Bronx Civic Center and Executive Towers 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 […]

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 […]

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2016 Six to Celebrate Tours

East Village August 10; Morningside Hts July 7; Yorkville/UES- May 15; Audubon Park – June 16; Crown Hts S. P1- June 23 Crown Hts S. P2- June 25   Go to our Six to Celebrate website for more information on our 2016 Six to Celebrate walking tours

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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Immigration on Roosevelt Island

Roosevelt Island historian Judy Berdy will lead a tour of the north end of the island on Sat., March 26th at 2:30 pm . Saturday, March 26,2016 at 2:30 pm Roosevelt Island, the sliver of land that sits between Manhattan and Queens, has a long history with immigration as most of New York City does. The City of New York […]

Urban Vanguard Tour of Uber

It’s the perfect setting for the Urban Vanguard’s next event. Uber chose to locate in the Terminal Warehouse, a mammoth structure in the West Chelsea Historic District that was once home to the famous 1990s Tunnel Nightclub. We’ll meet up in the lobby, explore the historic building, head upstairs to tour Uber’s offices, and share […]

Annual Preservation Conference ‘Preservation and the Progressive Agenda’-2016

Keynote Speech and Opening Night Reception, March 4, 2016 | Conference Panels, March  5, 2016 Keynote Speech and Opening Night Reception, March 4 at 6 pm Thurgood Marshall Federal Courthouse, 40 Foley Square 6:00-6:30 pm : Keynote Speech by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer  6:30- 8: 00 pm: Reception Friends | Students | Seniors $30 General Admission $40 […]

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Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer to deliver Keynote Address

22nd Annual Preservation Conference-Thurgood Marshall Courthouse, Friday, March 4,  6:00 pm Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer will deliver the keynote address at the Historic Districts Council’s 2016 Annual Preservation Conference, “Preservation and the Progressive Agenda: Framing the Conversation.” As a leader in New York City’s civic affairs and a longtime participant in the fight to protect […]

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“Just Because You Can, Does It Mean You Should?”

Cocktails and conversation with President Dan Allen and Executive Director Simeon Bankoff Thursday, February 11, 2016 The Landmarks Preservation Commission is the official agency which regulates how historic buildings are treated, but the LPC can only regulate the specifics of proposals. What about the choices underlying proposals – in other words, just because something is […]

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2016 Six to Celebrate Launch Party

2016 Six to Celebrate Launch Party- January 28th, 6 pm, South Street Seaport Museum’s Melville Gallery, 213 Water St. Introducing the 2016 Six to Celebrate! Six to Celebrate annually identifies six historic NYC neighborhoods that merit preservation. These will be priorities for HDC’s advocacy and consultation over a yearlong period. To honor our new Six […]

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