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A list of HDC’s upcoming events as well as our annual programs, and breaking preservation news.   Events: Preservation School–Working With Elected Officials – December 7, 2015 HDC is always busy, view our Past Events page to see what other evens we’ve held. Programs: Preservation School-2015-2016 Landmarks Lion 2015- Pride of Lions  –2014 Preservation Conference: New Design + Old Places– […]


Pictures from the Pride of Lions – Landmarks Lions 2015 Event

Continuing Education – Ornamental Light Fixtures

Thursday, November 5,2015 1:30 to 3:30 pm 310 Scholes St, Brooklyn, NY 11206 The Historic Districts Council will be touring Aurora Lampworks, a restoration company for historic lighting fixtures, ornamental metal work and ornamental glass work. Aurora was founded by Dawn Ladd, and has been in business serving the architectural, design, and restoration communities for 25 years. They […]

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Secret Lives Tour: Church of the Intercession and Trinity Cemetery

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 Gothic Revival church, both at the border of Hamilton […]

Continuing Education: The Landmarks Preservation Commission Process

Sharpen your skills with our team of seasoned professionals | Tuesday, October 20, 2015 10:00 am-12:00 pm Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street 10003 The Historic Districts Council is pleased to host a Continuing Education panel on the Landmarks Preservation Commission Process. Daniel Allen, HDC President and principal at CTA Architects and William Neeley staff […]

Pride of Lions Biographies

Lisa Ackerman (2007): Lisa has longtime roots in international preservation, art history and grant-making.  She is an internationally-known expert in heritage conservation in Europe and the Middle East. Full Bio Lisa Ackerman was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of World Monuments Fund in 2007. Previously Ms. Ackerman served as Executive Vice President […]

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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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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 […]

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