East Village/Lower East Side

E-Bulletin: Exclusive Tours, Scavenger Hunt and Discussing Good Government

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2013, Volume 10, Number 7 Monday Morning Coffee Talk: Monday, October 7th 8:30 – 10:00 AM Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 October 7: The role of community activism and advocacy in affecting “good” government The Citizens Union of the City of New […]

E-BULLETIN: Would you like education? Would you like fun? Come to an HDC event!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2013, Volume 10, Number 6   Monday Morning Coffee Talk: 8:30 – 10:00 AM Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 October 7: The role of community activism and advocacy in affecting “good” government The Citizens Union of the City of New York isa […]

E-BULLETIN – Fall is Full of Fun!

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2013, Volume 10, Number 4 Lower East Side Preservation Initiative: Solving the Tenement Puzzle Dispelling Myths and Misperceptions of an Architectural Vernacular Wednesday, September 25th 6:30PM The tenement building is perhaps New York City’s – and certainly the Lower East Side’s – most characteristic structure. Tenements present a […]

2013 Six To Celebrate Walking Tours

Full list of walking and bike tours that will be held through out the spring/summer for the 2013 Six To Celebrate neighborhoods   Harrison Street, Staten Island BUS/WALKING TOUR led by Barnett Shepherd, architectural historian Saturday, May 11, 10:30AM View Pictures of the Tour Please join us for a very special tour of some of […]

E-bulletin-Six To Celebrate Events

Check out all the great upcoming events hosted by HDC’s Six To Celebrate groups: Bronx Parks 125, Sunset Park Landmarks Committee, and LESPI  ————————————————————————   FRIDAY, JULY 12 • All You Need Is Love, 6 pm  Pelham Bay Park* Middletown Road and Stadium Ave, just east of Bruckner Expy. The BAE’s Electronic Mosholu Crash – […]

E-BULLETIN- Support Local Community Groups

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2013, Volume 10, Number 6   Campaign to Preserve the Carnegie Libraries This year the Historic Districts Council launched a new campaign to combat the potential loss of historic community libraries. Our strategy: This Campaign will lead to the nomination of all the New York City Carnegie Libraries […]

E-BULLETIN: HDC’s Summer of Walking Tours Continues!! Exclusive tour of Williamsburg + 6TC Tours!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2013, Volume 10, Number 5   The Domino Effect: A Walking Tour of Williamsburg Thursday, July 11, 2013 6:00pm (tour will take approximately 2 hours)   As a follow-up to HDC’s recent screening of The Domino Effect, we offer a complementary tour that examines these real-life issues in […]

E-BULLETIN- Summer Six To Celebrate Tours!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2013, Volume 10, Number 3   2013 Six To Celebrate Tours  Have you been wondering how you’re going to explore and discover this great city over the summer? Well here’s your answer! Join HDC on our fantastic walking/ bike tours of the Six To Celebrate neighborhoods. The tours […]

E-BULLETIN- Six To Celebrate Tours and Talks!!!!!!!!!!!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2013, Volume 10, Number 2 2013 Six To Celebrate Tours  Have you been wondering how you’re going to explore and discover this great city over the summer? Well here’s your answer! Join HDC on our fantastic walking/ bike tours of the Six To Celebrate neighborhoods. The tours will […]

Six To Celebrate Neighborhood Lower East Side/East Village- New York Neon Book Talk

    A History of Neon Signage in NYC’s Lower East Side A lecture by Thomas Rinaldi, author of New York Neon Sponsored by Lower East Side Preservation Initiative and Historic Districts Council Starting in the early 20th century, the muted palette of the Lower East Side’s brick, stone and terra cotta commercial streetscapes began to […]

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