Six to Celebrate

Six to Celebrate Tours – Fall 2018

Saturdays- Sept. 8 – Atlantic Avenue | Sept. 22 – Arthur Avenue | Sept. 29 – Corona-East Elmhurst After Washington Street: A Community Moves to Atlantic Avenue Saturday, September 8, 2018 10:00AM This tour explores the reasons for the establishment of a new Syrian and Lebanese community in and around Brooklyn Heights, after once thriving in Manhattan’s Lower West Side. The history […]

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Six to Celebrate Tour- Prospect Heights Apartment House District

September 16, 2018; 2:00PM – Six to Celebrate Tour  Prospect Heights with Frances Morrone September 16, 2:00PM                                  Prospect Heights Apartment House District Constructed on a lost fragment of the original footprint of Prospect Park is a concentration of 82 apartment buildings dating from 1909-1929. This development, boasting a cohesive design vocabulary and scale, was intended […]

Preserving Richmond Hill, Queens!

(Photos by Santiago Preciado) On Saturday, June 23, HDC and the Richmond Hill Historical Society (RHHS) hosted a day of activities to celebrate the historic character of Richmond Hill, Queens. Richmond Hill History Day, which was free to the public, started with a walking tour of some of the neighborhood’s historic treasures led by RHHS […]

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Richmond Hill History Day

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2018 Six to Celebrate Launch Party

Come celebrate the new Six to Celebrate! Wednesday, February 8- Metropolitan College of New York Thursday, February 8, 2018 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Metropolitan College of New York  60 West St, New York, NY 10006   Arthur Avenue, The Bronx Elmhurst, Queens Lower West Side, Manhattan Prospect Heights Apartment House District, Brooklyn Westchester Square, The […]

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Introducing the 2018 Six to Celebrate!

~These six groups from all five boroughs will be priorities for HDC’s advocacy over a yearlong period~   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.   Arthur Avenue, The Bronx Arthur Avenue, the long-time home of The […]

Six to Celebrate 2018 Application

Apply today to become one of our 2018 Six to Celebrate groups! The deadline is December 1, 2017 Selection of the SIX TO CELEBRATE is based on a combination of factors, including completeness and clarity of the material submitted, architectural and/or historical significance of the area, current threats to the area, need, and geographic distribution […]

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Saving Our Architectural Treasures and Our History

Save Chelsea panel discussion about inappropriate LPC approved alterations – Thursday, Nov. 9th   Thursday, November 9th, 6:30-8:30 PM Brotherhood Synagogue, 28 Gramercy Park South, NYC An architectural jewel, Brotherhood Synagogue was built in 1859 and designated an Individual Landmark in 1965.   In recent years, a string of major alterations to landmark-designated buildings – […]

Six to Celebrate Tour- Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

Take a stroll through the protected and unprotected blocks of Prospect-Lefferts Gardens on Oct. 15 Sunday, October 15, 2017 11:00AM Nestled between the larger neighborhoods of Flatbush and Crown Heights, the often forgotten Prospect-Lefferts Gardens has its own intriguing story to tell and streetscapes exhibiting a rich variety of architectural styles. The neighborhood is home […]

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Culture and Cuisine: A Tour of the East Village’s Immigrant History

Learn how the cultures of the East Village have changes based on the plethora of cuisines- Sept. 23rd September 23, 2017 11:00 a.m. Join senior editor at 6sqft Dana Schulz for a tour of the East Village’s rich immigrant history as told through its cultural gastronomy scene. Explore how the Italian, Eastern European, and Indian […]

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