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January Events: Party, Tour & Panels!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL January 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 2014 Six to Celebrate!!!   Meet the New Neighborhoods on Wednesday, January 29, 6:00 pm 208 West 13th Street                           Top from L-R: Forest Close, Queens; New York City’s Public Libraries; [...]

E-BULLETIN- Aluminaire House doesn’t belong in Sunnyside, but what new buildings do belong in historic districts?

  E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2013, Volume 10, Number 4 New/Old Housing Comes to Sunnyside Gardens? The largest proposal in the history of the Sunnyside Gardens Historic District on the agenda to be heard at the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday, October 15. (It is on the agency agenda for 9/24/13 but the [...]

Aluminaire House-Proposal

The proposal for the Aluminaire  House was created by architects Michael Schwarting and Frances Campani. The proposal is to relocate the reconstructed Aluminaire house originally built in 1931 to a site in the Sunnyside Gardens Historic District.

E-Bulletin: Sunnyside Gardens Historic District about to be Aluminated?

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2013, Volume 10, Number 2 New/Old Housing Comes to Sunnyside Gardens? The proposed design by Campani and Schwarting Architects The largest proposal in the history of the Sunnyside Gardens Historic District on the agenda to be heard at the LPC shortly, and HDC is pleased to be able [...]

E-BULLETIN- Save New York’s Public Libraries, Save New York’s Public Parkland, Save New York!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL May 2013, Volume 10, Number 2   Help Save the New York Public Library from Itself Rally & Leafleting on Wednesday, May 8, 3:30pm – 5:30pm RAIN or SHINE     The late Ada Louise Huxtable called it “a plan devised out of a profound ignorance of or willful [...]

What's in the new E-bulletin? A Lion, a designation & some scrabble!

Oct 25, 2011 Bulletin v4

The Bungalows of Rockaway to Air on Channel 21

Dear friends, The Bungalows of Rockaway  will screen, uninterrupted, on WLIW/21, Long Island public television: Thur. Aug 4, 7 pm Sat. Aug 6th, 3 pm If you’ve not seen it yet, I hope you can catch it! all best, Jennifer Callahan Director www.thebungalowsofrockaway.com

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Forgotten New York Tours Maspeth!

On Sunday, July 31st, NHS Vice President Kevin Walsh will lead a walking tour of Maspeth.  Tour is starting early to beat the heat!  Meet Kevin at LIRR concourse at Woodside Station at 10:30am OR at Hamilton Place and Jay Avenue at 11am if you live in the area.  Tour route is here.  Cost is $20 [...]

Missing Historic District Street Sign to Return to Jackson Heights

New York City’s historic districts are a heterogeneous bunch – ranging from the modest carriage houses of Shingle homes of Ditmas Park to the Beaux-Arts buildings of the Upper East Side, but most of them have at least one thing in common; terra-cotta street signs. These warm-brown signs, designed by Massimo Vignelli, are the first [...]

On Landmarking the Elridge House in Richmond Hill

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Landmakrs Preservation Commission Designation Hearing, June 28, 2011  Item 13: LP – 2473 BOROUGH OF QUEENS DANIEL ELDRIDGE HOUSE, 87-61 111TH Street The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. Even in a neighborhood as architecturally rich as Richmond Hill, [...]

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