The Bronx

E-Bulletin: Sunnyside Gardens Historic District about to be Aluminated?

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2013, Volume 10, Number 2 New/Old Housing Comes to Sunnyside Gardens? The proposed design by Campani and Schwarting Architects The largest proposal in the history of the Sunnyside Gardens Historic District on the agenda to be heard at the LPC shortly, and HDC is pleased to be able […]

E-BULLETIN- Tours Galore!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL July 2013, Volume 10, Number 5    Madison Square North Preservation Walk & Talk Friday, August 9, 2013 Tour 5 p.m. Refreshments 6 p.m.   Join HDC on a FREE tour of the Madison Square North Historic District. It’s hot out and we need things to keep us happy (or we might […]

Woodlawn Cemetery Becomes a National Historic Landmark

 AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: Secretary Salazar Designates 14 New National Historic Landmarks WASHINGTON, D.C.—Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the designation of 14 new national historic landmarks in 11 states and the District of Columbia that have played an integral role in the development of the country. “Each of these landmarks represents a chapter […]

HDC's New Maps!! HDC’s new maps with our Six to Celebrate neighborhoods, Neighborhoods at risk, and recently designated districts. HDC is proud to work with so many diverse neighborhoods throughout New York City. View our website for information on these and other neighborhoods HDC is working with.

Street Names of The Bronx

Ever wonder what a street in The Bronx is named for? No??Well it doesn’t matter because all (or much) is revealed!See and enlarge your Bronx knowledge.

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The Glorious Ginsbern Building on the Grand Concourse

photos from HDC (we sent LPC an RFE for this building in February 2005). From The New York Times July 15, 2007Streetscapes 1150 Grand Concourse, the BronxWhat the Future Looked Like Yesterday By CHRISTOPHER GRAYHOW do old buildings disappear? Sometimes all at once, under the wrecking ball. But more often they fade away on little […]

One Paper, 3 articles on Landmarks

City taps Sunnyside GardensNew York Daily NewsBY DONALD BERTRAND The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously last week to designate the 16-block, 54-acre Sunnyside Gardens as a historic district. Housing vs. preservation for Domino Sugar plantNew York Daily NewsBY RACHEL MONAHAN A huge red sign on the Williamsburg waterfront reads “SAVE DOMINO” – and symbolizes […]

Bartow-Pell’s Preservation of its Orangerie Doors

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum895 Shore Road; Pelham Bay Park; Bronx, NY 10464Phone: 718-885-1461Website: The history of the site dates to 1654 when Englishman Thomas Pell purchased from the Siwanoy Indians 9,000 acres of what is now the Bronx and Lower Westchester. The Bartow-Pell home was built by Pell descendent, Robert Bartow, between 1836 and 1842. […]

Developers Submit Plans for Landmark Bronx Armory

From the New York Daily News Developers submit plans for ArmoryBY BILL EGBERTWednesday, February 7th, 2007 The bids are in! After more than a decade in limbo, the gigantic Kingsbridge Armory, which the city inherited in 1996, is on track for renovation with three developers filing bids with the city. The contenders – Atlantic Development […]

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