Chelsea and the New York Draft Riots

When: July 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Chelsea

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 motivated attacks on Black[…]

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Six to Celebrate Hart Island Tour

When: July 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Pier 66, NY-9A & W 26th St, New York, NY 10011, USA


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The Gargoyle Hunter-Book Reading and Signing

When: June 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: The General Society Library, 20 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036, USA


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Secret Lives Tour: Met Arms & Armor Department

When: May 24, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2pm-4pm The Metropolitan Museum of Art boasts one of the most comprehensive and encyclopedic collections of arms and armor on the globe. The collection comprises approximately 14,000 objects, of which more[…]

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Six to Celebrate Tour- Corona-East Elmhurst Walking Tour

When: May 19, 2017 @ 9:59 pm – 10:59 pm

Corona-East Elmhurst Walking Tour Saturday, June 10, 2017 11am-1pm Corona-East Elmhurst has become one of the largest and most intercultural Latino communities in NYC. Originally part of the Colonial Village of Newtown, established in the 1600s by[…]

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Six to Celebrate Tour- Port Morris

When: May 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come celebrate Bronx week with HDC and the Friends of Brook Park on a tour around Port Morris! The tour will meander down Brook Avenue and then down to the waterfront to view the historic[…]

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Six to Celebrate Tour- West Chelsea Street Art and Graffiti

When: June 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Friday, June 23, 2017 5:00-7:00 pm Join HDC’s own street artist- turned- tour guide Patrick Waldo on this walking tour of West Chelsea, exploring the neighborhood’s wide range of graffiti, street art, and legal public art. Waldo will draw on[…]

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When: April 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: The City College of New York Spitzer School of Architecture, W 135th St & Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031, USA

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 the future Harlem still resonate its[…]

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Hart Island Lecture

When: April 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: New York University, 100 Washington Square E, New York, NY 10003, USA

City Cemetery on Hart Island is the largest municipal burial ground in the United States. Located in the Long Island Sound, just a stone’s throw from City Island, Hart Island was purchased by New York[…]

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Conference Tour – Port Authority Bus Terminal

When: May 9, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Port Authority Bus Terminal

Encompassing nearly two full city blocks, the Port Authority Bus Terminal is the biggest and busiest bus terminal on the planet — and a striking example of postmodern utilitarian architecture. Join the Historic Districts Council[…]

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