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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 – In 1988, Steven Spinola President of REBNY said the same thing he said last week; and we’re the ones against change?

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL July 2013, Volume 10, Number 4     REBNY’s 50-Year War on Landmarks You may have noticed that the Real Estate Board of New York have been making some noise lately about how much of Lower Manhattan has landmark protection. This is really no surprise to anyone who has […]

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 […]

E-BULLETIN- Past Chairs of the LPC discuss the future of the Commission

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL April 2013, Volume 10, Number 8 Past Leaders Look To The Future: THE PAST CHAIRS OF THE LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION LOOK TO THE AGENCY’S FUTURE Thursday, April 25th, 2013 6:30 p.m. The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen, 20 West 44th Street (between Fifth & Sixth Avenues) Click here to view […]

Landmarks Designates Five Firehouses and Considers Lower East Side Nursing Home

The Bialystoker Home had an excellent designation public hearing on Tuesday.  Although the building ceased operation as a nursing home last year and is currently up for sale, the owners stated that they were not opposed to landmarking.  Nearly twenty other speakers, including CM Margaret Chin, Community Board 3, Friends of the Bialystoker, and HDC, […]

Six To Celebrate 2013 Launch Party Photos!

Thanks to everyone who came out last night to learn more about the 2013 Six to Celebrate neighborhoods we will be working with this year. Our intentions of bringing everyone together to connect, discover and educate one another on the preservation issues of theses neighborhoods was achieved.   HDC appreciates your continued support and dedication […]

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