Six to Celebrate

Six to Celebrate Fall Events

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2014, Volume 11, Number 1 In This Issue: Six to Celebrate-Atlantic Avenue Tour- November 8 The Dilemmas of Historic Districts and Urban Design in An Era of Skyscrapers- November 15 Six to Celebrate 2015 Applications- December 1 Mott Haven-Port Morris Waterfront Plan- December  17 History of Atlantic Avenue [...]

Six to Celebrate-The History and Endurance of New York City’s Carnegie and Branch Libraries- A Lecture

(images courtesy of NYPL and HDC)   Join the Historic Districts Council for a presentation on the history of New York City’s Carnegie and branch libraries and their endurance into the present. (at the very first Carnegie Library built in New York City!) Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:30 PM Yorkville Branch of the New York [...]

Fall Line Up- Library Lecture, Book Talk, Call for 2015 Six to Celebrate Applications

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 In This Issue: The History and Endurance of New York City’s Carnegie and Branch Libraries Taming Manhattan: An Illustrated Book Talk Six to Celebrate 2015 Applications The History and Endurance of New York City’s Carnegie and Branch Libraries- A Lecture Wednesday, October [...]


Six to Celebrate 2015 Application

Deadline for nominations is December 1, 2014, and the Six to Celebrate will be announced in early 2015.   Click here to go to the Six to Celebrate website and find out more.  

Come On A Walking Tour With HDC!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 In This Issue: Secret Lives Tour: The Loew’s Valencia- October 4 Six to Celebrate Tour- Bronx and Harlem Carnegie Libraries- October 18 Secret Lives Tour: 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 [...]

Six to Celebrate Feature: Madison Square North

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 MADISON SQUARE NORTH, MANHATTAN     The area immediately north of Madison Square Park has experienced many waves of development since the park opened in 1847. This layered history is still clearly seen when surveying the area’s historic architecture, which mostly dates to between [...]

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Six To Celebrate Tour- Forest Close, Queens-Pictures

Forest Close, Queens Saturday, June 7, 2014 (WALKING TOUR) Led by architectural historian Barry Lewis, this walking tour will cover some of the highlights of Forest Hills, one of the city’s most beautiful suburban-style communities developed in the early 20th century. Featured on the tour is Forest Close, a nook of 38 neo-Tudor houses surrounding a communal [...]

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Six To Celebrate Tours- Park Avenue, Manhattan-Pictures

Park Avenue, Manhattan Tuesday, June 17, 2014 (WALKING TOUR) After a years-long preservation campaign by a coalition of residents, activists and community groups, 2014 is Park Avenue’s year! In February, the Landmarks Preservation Commission held an important Historic District hearing to landmark Park Avenue’s unprotected blocks, and in April, the Commission voted to landmark the [...]

Six To Celebrate Tours- Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn-Pictures

Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn Saturday, June 14, 2014(WALKING TOUR) A commercial thoroughfare for more than one hundred years, Atlantic Avenue is a diverse retail and dining destination connecting the historic neighborhoods of Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill. Join us as tour guide Joe Svehlak leads this walking tour between 4th Avenue and Hicks Street, discussing Atlantic Avenue’s [...]

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2014 Six to Celebrate Tour Pictures

For full information about these tours go to our Six to Celebrate website by clicking here  All tours are $5 for friends, students and seniors/ $10 for non-friends Atlantic Avenue: June 14, 2014 (Joe Svehlak) SOLD OUT! View Pictures of the Atlantic Avenue Tour      Forest Close/Forest Hills: June 7,2014 (Barry Lewis) SOLD OUT!! [...]

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