Six to Celebrate

HARLEM & THE FUTURE

A day-long conference focused on West Harlem’s resilience-Saturday, April 29, 2017 9AM-5PM HARLEM & THE FUTURE:  Preserving Culture & Sustaining Historic Character in a Changing Environment   Join us at a day-long conference focused on West Harlem’s resilience in the face of neighborhood change. Today, what do you think of when you think of Harlem? Will […]

Hart Island Project Lecture

Founder of The Hart Island Project, Melinda Hunt will present a public lecture on April 24th at 6:30pm The Historic Districts Council presents a public lecture by artist Melinda Hunt, founder of The Hart Island Project. New York University College of Arts and Science Silver Center, Room 300 100 Washington Square East New York (Enter on […]

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YORKVILLE’S IMMIGRATION HISTORY: THREE TOURS

Join HDC and Francis Morrone for a comprehensive look at the immigrant history of the Upper East Side of Manhattan YORKVILLE’S IMMIGRATION HISTORY: Saturday, April 1 at 2:00PM Saturday, May 6 at 2:00PM Saturday, June 3 at 2:00PM   Join HDC and Francis Morrone for a comprehensive look at a curiously under-recognized swatch of New […]

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Six to Celebrate App

  HDC now has a Six to Celebrate app! All the amazing information in the walking tour brochures is now available right on your phone   (or tablet). You can learn about the history of each Six to Celebrate neighborhood along with additional information about specific sites within each neighborhood. Now all you have to do […]

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2017 Six to Celebrate Launch Party

Each year, we select six community preservation initiatives for ongoing guidance and support. Join us! 2017 Six to Celebrate Launch Party! Calvary-St. George’s Parish Hall 61 Gramercy Park North, Manhattan Wednesday, February, 15, 2017 6pm Friends $20 / General Admission $25 REGISTER  2017 Six to Celebrate: Chelsea, Manhattan Corona-East Elmhurst, Queens  Hart Island, The Bronx […]

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Six to Celebrate 2017

Be one of HDC’s 2017 Six to Celebrate ! Applications are now being accepted, they are due Dec. 2nd   Preserve Your Neighborhood! Apply at www.6tocelebrate.org by December 2, 2016 Apply at www.6tocelebrate.org by December 2, 2016 Support is provided in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in […]

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Fort Independence Park Nominated for State and National Register District

Letter from Assembly Member Daniel J. O’Donnell – Designate Morningside Heights

Dear Neighbor, Did you know that historic Morningside Heights is not protected? For the past 20 years the Morningside Heights Historic District Committee and I have called on the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) to give Morningside Heights historic designation. A historic district would protect our neighborhood’s architectural history and sense of place that so many […]

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LPC Backlog 95 Decisions: Feb 23!!

LANDMARKS COMMISSION TO ACT ON 95 BACKLOG PROPERTIES Tuesday, February 23, 2016 Decisions on the 95 backlog items will be made on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 at the Landmarks Preservation Commission (One Centre Street, 9th Floor). Plan to attend and help HDC fill the room to show support for these potential NYC Landmarks.  This public meeting is the […]

2016 Six to Celebrate Launch Party

2016 Six to Celebrate Launch Party- January 28th, 6 pm, South Street Seaport Museum’s Melville Gallery, 213 Water St. Introducing the 2016 Six to Celebrate! 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. To honor our new Six […]

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