Voices from the Six to Celebrate

HDC board member Susan Hopper sat down with the leaders of a few Six to Celebrate neighborhood group leaders. To read their stories and find out how HDC assisted them view below.



Linda Mariano: FROGG (Friends and Residents of Greater Gowanus)

“Simeon Bankoff [HDC’s Executive Director], and HDC staff are providing help with the property owners list for the National Register work. Nadezhda Williams [HDC’s Director of Preservation and Research] was very supportive, coming forward with information about preservation. HDC wrote letters of recommendation for our grant applications, helped designed a walking tour of Gowanus, and created an illustrated neighborhood guide.”


To read the full interview click here



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