• Upper East Side City Council District 4 Candidates’ Forum

    Come Meet the Canidates who are running for the City Council in District 4- Wednesday, August 30 Wednesday, August 30, 2017  6:30 pm House of the Redeemer, 7 East 95th Street New York’s 51 City Council seats are up for election this year with party primaries on Tuesday, September 12th and the general election on Tuesday, November […]

  • 2017 Landmarks Lion Award

    Honoring Jeffrey Greene and EverGreene Architectural Arts, Monday October 23, The University Club Honoring Jeffrey Greene and EverGreene Architectural Arts Monday, October 23, 2017 at 6:30 PM The University Club, One West 54th Street New York, NY 10019 Ticket Levels- Tickets BENEFACTOR: Table for 10, complimentary inside cover full-page program journal ad ($10,000) SUPPORTER: Table for 10, […]

  • City Council District 2 Candidates Forum

    City Council District 2 Candidates Forum- Thursday, August 27th; 6:30 p.m.

  • League of Preservation Voters

    League of Preservation Voters initiative was developed to engage and educate voters and candidates The Historic Districts Council League of Preservation Voters initiative was developed to bring communities and elected officials together to preserve the historic character that makes each neighborhood unique. The League aims to engage and educate voters and candidates through neighborhood roundtables, candidate […]

  • Preservation in the News

    UWS Council hopefuls spar at debate BY MIKE GAROFALO All five candidates seeking to represent the Upper West Side in the City Council faced off for the first time July 31 in a spirited public debate. Incumbent Helen Rosenthal was joined at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center Campus by the four challengers seeking to unseat her […]

  • Rooftop Addition to Hopper-Gibbons House Denied!

    ~HDC thanks Friends of LaMartine Place, our elected officials, our partner organizations, and the LPC~ On Tuesday, May 23, 2017 the Landmarks Preservation Commission denied the application to legalize the fifth story addition on the designed Hopper-Gibbons House aka 339 West 29th Street! We would like to thank Grassroots Preservation Award Winners Friends of the Hopper-Gibbons […]

  • Six to Celebrate App

      HDC now has a Six to Celebrate app! All the amazing information in the walking tour brochures is now available right on your phone   (or tablet). You can learn about the history of each Six to Celebrate neighborhood along with additional information about specific sites within each neighborhood. Now all you have to do […]

  • Free Monthly Land Use Clinics!

    Do you have questions about creating landmarks and historic districts, working with the Landmarks Commission and Department of Buildings, or common zoning and land use issues? Join us for free monthly land use clinics on the second and third Thursdays of each month to get your questions answered! Call each Councilman’s office directly to reserve […]

  • New Research From HDC!

    Our brand new report examines affordable housing and historic districting for the first time. (Read More) Affordable housing dominates New York City’s public policy discourse. And for years, it’s been used as a tool to attack historic preservation efforts. Until now. The Historic Districts Council engaged an independent housing and planning consultant to analyze the […]

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