Secret Lives Tour

Secret Lives Tour- Morgan Library

~~Secret Lives Tour of the landmarked Morgan Library & Museum with Deputy Director Brian Regan~~ 225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street August 17, 2017 3:00 pm Pierpont Morgan’s 1906 library is among the great treasures of New York. Deputy Director Brian Regan will give an insider’s look at the Morgan’s splendid architecture, including the designated McKim, Mead […]

Secret Lives Tour: The Gardens of Jackson Heights

Saturday, October 15, 2016 11 am Jackson Heights in Queens was the first Garden Community and continues to be the largest in the United States. These garden style apartments, detached and semi-detached houses were built as an answer to the crowded slums of Manhattan. The Queensboro Corporation successfully campaigned to have the subway extended through Jackson […]

Secret Lives Tour- Grace Church

Join the Historic Districts Council for a special Secret Lives Tour or Grace Church- Wed, June 29, 2016 Wednesday, June 29, 2016 11:00 am Join the Historic Districts Council for a special Secret Lives tour of Grace Church, led by The Reverend J. Donald Waring, Rector. One of the most famous and recognizable religious structures […]

Secret Lives Tour: E.R. Butler & Co. Decorative Hardware

Join HDC for a tour of E.R. Butler & Co.’s beautiful Prince Street building and impressive decorative hardware showrooms.   Behind the doors of many of New York’s most architecturally stunning façades, are equally elegant interiors. E.R. Butler & Co. has been designing, creating and distributing fine architectural hardware and decorative furnishings in the spirit […]

Secret Lives Tour: Loew’s Valencia Theatre

Join HDC for a tour of the beautiful Loew’s Valencia Theatre.   Saturday, October 4, 2014  11:30 AM Following last year’s successful tour of the Loew’s United Palace Theatre on 175th Street, we are venturing into the grand opulence of another historic movie house, this time in Jamaica, Queens. The Loew’s Valencia opened in 1929 […]

Secret Lives Tour: Modernist Roosevelt Island

  Secret Lives Tour: Modernist Roosevelt Island Join the Historic Districts Council for an exciting tour of the modernist built Main Street and residential buildings of Roosevelt Island. Tuesday, June 10, 2014 11:00 AM   Roosevelt Island, the sliver of land that sits between Manhattan and Queens, once home to prisons, asylums and welfare facilities, […]

Party Recap, Film Event and Tours!

  2014 Six to Celebrate Launch Party!      Last night the Historic Districts Council officially welcomed the 2014 Six to Celebrate groups from Atlantic Avenue, Forest Close, Historic Staten Island Cemeteries, Madison Square North, Park Avenue and New York City Libraries! Together with advocates from this year’s groups, previous Six to Celebrate groups and […]

Secret Lives Tour: One Wall Street

The Bank of New York Mellon Wednesday February 26, 2014 at 4 P.M. The Historic Districts Council  invites you to tour three spectacular spaces in the Art Deco tower at One Wall Street. Built across from Trinity Church as the Irving Trust Building, the limestone skyscraper is a private wonder occupied today by The Bank […]

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; […]

Secret Lives Tour: Hidden Collections at the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Secret Lives Tour: Hidden Collections at the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library Monday, January 27, 2014 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM   Join HDC for a tour of Columbia’s Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library and a unique peek at treasures in the Avery Classics collection of rare books. Designed by the legendary architecture firm […]

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