Program & Events

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 […]

Free Info Session for Preservation Grants: NYC – 2/5

Applications due by 4/11/16 for League’s Signature Grant Programs   ALBANY, January 25, 2016 – Not-for-profit groups and municipalities are invited to attend a free information session on Preserve New York and Technical Assistance Grants (TAG), the signature grant programs of the Preservation League of New York State and the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). The […]

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Free Info Session for Preservation Grants: NYC – 2/5

FROM:                  Preservation League of New York State 44 Central Avenue Albany NY  12206-3002   CONTACTS:        Colleen M. Ryan, Director of Communications 518-462-5658, ext. 17       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Free Info Session for Preservation Grants: NYC – 2/5 Applications due by 4/11/16 for League’s Signature Grant Programs   ALBANY, January […]

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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– […]

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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