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HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on June 19, 2018

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below. Item 1 LP-2600 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 550 MADISON AVENUE (FORMER AT&T CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS BUILDING […]

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URGENT- Proposed Bill to Lift FAR Cap

No to bill S.6760  On behalf of the Historic Districts Council and our partner organizations, we implore you to contact your Senator and tell her/him to veto bill S.6760 which would lift the current State cap (FAR 12) for residential development. This bill has not been vetted to the public, who it will directly affect. […]

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STC Spanish Brochure Launch & Yorkville/East Harlem Scavenger Hunt

RAIN DATE- June 16, 2018 – Please join us for a historical scavenger hunt in Yorkville and East Harlem. | 2-5 p.m. Please join us for a historical scavenger hunt in Yorkville and East Harlem in honor of the release of the Spanish versions of our Yorkville and East Harlem walking tour brochures! Prizes will be awarded […]

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HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on April 17, 2018

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below.   Item 3 800 Marcy Avenue, Brooklyn – Saint George’s Protestant Episcopal Church – […]

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DOT on Paving: Belgian Blocks will not be removed!

 Learn about Belgium block, cobble st A study of New York City’s Belgian Block Heritage Toward Accessible Historic Streetscapes   Last week, HDC released the first of its kind report about historic paving in New York City. First responding to our report, Crain’s released a story early Monday morning stating that the beloved Belgian blocks […]

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on July 25, 2017

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below. Preservation Department Public Hearing Agenda Item 3 126 East 73rd Street – Upper East […]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on June 13, 2017

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below. Item 1 577 Vanderbilt Avenue – Prospect Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket […]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on May 23, 2017

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below. Item 1 204 6th Avenue – Park Slope Historic District Extension II CERTIFICATE OF […]

Now Hiring: Spanish-Language Fellow

Seize the opportunity to preserve, improve, and celebrate the places that make New York great Introducing the Spanish-Language Fellowship The Historic Districts Council was recently awarded funding by Governor Cuomo and the New York State Council on the Arts to hire a paid Spanish-language fellow to work on outreach, organizing, and education efforts in bilingual […]

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Meet Our New Advisers!

The Historic Districts Council would like to introduce the newest additions to our Board of Advisers               | The Historic Districts Council’s small professional staff is directed by our dedicated Board of Directors & Advisers, whose members represent over two dozen historic neighborhoods and are drawn from the fields of […]

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