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E-BULLETIN- Celebrating Bialystoker’s designation as an Individual Landmark and the Calendering of The South Village HD

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL May 2013, Volume 10, Number 8 Bialystoker has been Designated!!! Thanks to the hard work of the Friends of the Lower East Side, on Tuesday May 21, 2013 the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously to designate The Bialystoker Center and Home for the Aged as an individual landmark. The […]

Barbizon Hotel to become a landmark?

From DNA info: LOWER MANHATTAN — A campaign to protect the former Barbizon Hotel for Women reached the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission Tuesday. The Upper East Side building, located at 140 E. 63rd St., was built in 1927 as a residence for single women looking to begin careers in the Big Apple. Up-and-coming stars Grace […]

Bedford-Stuyvesant Aims for Landmark Status

From Crain’s New York: Nearly two decades after it was first floated, a proposal to designate a small slice of Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn as a historic district finally appears to be getting somewhere. For some, the development comes not a moment too soon. “Many people stop me on the streets and ask, ‘What’s taking so […]

Regarding the Proposed East Village Historic District

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before Manhattan Community Board Three Regarding the Proposed Designation of the Lower East Side/East Village Historic District July 26, 2011 Good evening, I am Simeon Bankoff, executive director of the Historic Districts Council. HDC is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods. We work with community groups throughout […]

LPC Expands East Village Study Area

In May, the Landmarks Preservation Commission released a draft map of the proposed East Village Historic District. This proposal includes two separate sections: one is along Second Avenue from East 2nd Street up to Saint Marks Place and the other is the entire blockfront on the north side of East 10th Street between Avenues A […]

Landmarks Wish List for the Bowery

This is a list of proposed individual landmarks on the Bowery. This list has been presented to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for consideration. Bowery Wish List

HDC joins coalition requesting new boundaries for East Village Historic District proposal

HDC is proud to join our neighborhood partners in calling for an expansion to the proposed boundaries in the Landmarks Preservation Commssion’s East Village Historic District study area. The proposal is going to be discussed tomorrow, 5/12/11 at Community Board 3’s Landmarks Subcommittee, which will meet at 6pm at Thursday, BRC Senior Services Center – […]

PROPOSED RIVERSIDE DRIVE-WEST END HISTORIC DISTRICT EXTENSION 1

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing March 22, 2011 Item 7 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN LP 2463 PROPOSED RIVERSIDE DRIVE-WEST END HISTORIC DISTRICT EXTENSION 1  The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. The Historic Districts Council been impressed by LPC’s swift and generous […]

PROPOSED CENTRAL RIDGEWOOD HISTORIC DISTRICT

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing March 22, 2011 Item 6 BOROUGH OF QUEENS LP 2448 PROPOSED CENTRAL RIDGEWOOD HISTORIC DISTRICT The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. The Historic Districts Council commends the Landmarks Preservation Commission for bringing forward this neighborhood […]

FAIRWAY APARTMENTS Testimony

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing March 22, 2011 Item 4 LP – 2484 BOROUGH OF Queens FAIRWAY APARTMENTS, 76-09 34th Avenue (aka 76-01 to 76-09 34th Avenue) The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. The 1937 Fairway Apartments, which derives its […]

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