Six to Celebrate

Saving Our Architectural Treasures and Our History

  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 – approved by the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission – have frustrated communities across the […]

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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Six to Celebrate Tour- Corona-East Elmhurst

HDC and the Corona-East Elmhurst Historic Preservation Society (CEEHPS) – October 21, 2017 October 21, 2017 11:00 a.m. Join HDC and the Corona-East Elmhurst Historic Preservation Society (CEEHPS) for another waking tour around this culturally and architecturally rich neighborhood. This tour includes lunch at a local restaurant after the tour. For more information read the CEEHPS […]

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Chelsea and the New York Draft Riots

Come learn about the New York City Draft Riots on this tour around Chelsea. Tuesday, July 25th 5:00pm 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, 2017 In July of 1863, a wave of deadly riots swept through New York City. What began as opposition to a newly enforced draft for the Civil War quickly devolved into racially […]

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Bay Ridge Art Deco Tour!

Explore stunning Art Deco and much much more in beautiful Bay Ridge on Saturday, July 15 at 3 pm Saturday, July 15 3 pm    Join us on a sail from the Wall Street area to the Brooklyn neighborhood that hugs the harbor, Bay Ridge; with its sweeping views of Lower Manhattan, Staten Island and […]

Mott Haven Tour

FREE-Explore the Historic South Bronx – Sunday, July 9th, 1:00pm; meet at 138th Street & Alexander Ave Time: 1PM Date: July 9th Start location: 138th Street & Alexander Ave Come and enjoy a free guided walking tour of Mott Haven -a 2017 Six to Celebrate award recipient. On this tour you will visit three historic districts […]

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Six to Celebrate Tour- Port Morris

Come celebrate Bronx week with HDC and the Friends of Brook Park on a tour around Port Morris! 5/21 Sunday, May 21, 2017 11:00 AM For more information and to register go to our Six to Celebrate website 

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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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