HARLEM & THE FUTURE

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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Ace Hotel and Madison Square North Park

When: May 5, 2017 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Ace Hotel and Madison Sq. Park

Attendees of this unique tour will get to view the Ace Hotel located in the Madison Square North Historic District, and tour Madison Square Park. You will learn how the park affected development around Madison[…]

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Cocktails and Conversation- Simeon Bankoff and Patrick Waldo

When: March 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 E 11th St, New York, NY 10003, USA

Ever want to sit down with HDC Executive Director Simeon Bankoff and pick his brain? We know you have. Well here is your chance to live vicariously through our new intern Patrick Waldo as he[…]

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Grassroots Preservation Awards

When: May 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Saint Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003, USA

Every year, the Historic Districts Council celebrates New York’s brightest community preservationists with our Annual Grassroots Preservation Awards. The party will take place on Tuesday, May 2nd, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Saint Mark’s[…]

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YORKVILLE’S IMMIGRATION HISTORY: Part 3

When: June 3, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join HDC and Francis Morrone for a comprehensive look at a curiously under-recognized swatch of New York’s rich historic fabric. In three tours we will focus on the fascinating immigrant history of this part of[…]

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YORKVILLE’S IMMIGRATION HISTORY: Part 2

When: May 6, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join HDC and Francis Morrone for a comprehensive look at a curiously under-recognized swatch of New York’s rich historic fabric. In three tours we will focus on the fascinating immigrant history of this part of[…]

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YORKVILLE’S IMMIGRATION HISTORY: Part 1

When: April 1, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join HDC and Francis Morrone for a comprehensive look at a curiously under-recognized swatch of New York’s rich historic fabric. In three tours we will focus on the fascinating immigrant history of this part of[…]

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Architectural Photography & Social Media for Preservation Campaigns

When: April 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 E 11th St, New York, NY 10003, USA

Historic Preservation is first and foremost a visual field. This session will cover two important topics pertaining to marketing and messaging. The first part will provide tips and tricks to improve your photos of buildings[…]

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