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Continuing Education – Stone Restoration Class

Hands-on stone restoration class 2 LU/HSW AIA credits | Thursday, October 15, 2015 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm Join HDC at A. Ottavino Corporation for a special stone restoration and conservation class! This continuing education class provide an overview and history of the stone industry and demonstrations of stone carving. Attendees will learn how stone reacts in varying […]

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Saturday, September 26, 2015   Scavenger Hunt starts at 2:00 pm; Reception immediately following  at The Rambling House  Meet at the Work Gate, East 233rd Street between Katonah Avenue and Vireo Avenue (across from 329 E. 233rdStreet and one block west of Woodlawn’s main entrance at Webster Avenue) Take the 2 train to 233rd Street or […]

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2015 Landmarks Lion Awards: The Pride of Lions

Join us at the Loeb Boathouse as we salute our 26 past honorees! | As you are hopefully aware, it’s the 50th Anniversary of the New York City Landmarks Law, one of the oldest and strongest historic preservation laws in the country. For the past 25 years, the Historic Districts Council has honored individuals and […]


Secret Lives Tour: Church of the Intercession and Trinity Cemetery

Celebrate the season with an exclusive Halloween tour | Wednesday, October 28, 2015 11 AM – 1 PM Historic Districts Council will host an exclusive tour of Church of the Intercession and Trinity Cemetery on Wednesday, October 28 from 11am-1pm. Celebrate Halloween early with an excursion uptown to Manhattan’s last active cemetery and a neighboring […]

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Penn Station: From Beaux-Arts to Bulldozed

WILL BE RESCHEDULED  SohoPhoto Gallery 15 White Street, New York, NY 10013 Join the Historic Districts Council to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of New York City’s Landmarks Law at Soho Photo Gallery on September 17th at 6:30pm. View exclusive photos of Penn Station’s demolition and a dramatic reading of The Eternal Space, a new play […]

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Preservation School 2016

School’s in session — will we see you there? | Join us for classes each month from September to June 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, sit on your local community board or just […]

The Historic Districts Council’s Summer Mixers!

Raise a Glass and Lend Your Voice to The Historic Districts Council’s Summer Mixers! Join fellow preservationists and activists in your neighborhood for a spirited meet-up to share the latest in district development and preservation news. Summer in New York is typically the time when large-scale plans are proposed, and this Summer is no different.  […]

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2015 Grassroots and Preservation Party Awardees

Grassroots Winners: Suzanne Spellen learned to appreciate architecture and history by growing up in Gilbertsville, a historic village in upstate NY. After attending Yale University, she moved to New York City to pursue a career in opera. Suzanne is a board member of the Crown Heights North Association, Inc. (CNHA), which has worked tirelessly for landmark […]

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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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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