Programs & Events

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YORKVILLE’S IMMIGRATION HISTORY: Part 1 2:00 pm
YORKVILLE’S IMMIGRATION HISTORY: Part 1
Apr 1 @ 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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Behind-the-Scenes Tour of King Manor 3:00 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour of King Manor @ King Manor Museum
Apr 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for a tour of the home of Rufus King, signer of the United States Constitution and early voice in the anti-slavery movement. Originally constructed in the 1750s, King lived here from 1805 until[...]
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Preservation 101 & Basics of Land Use Planning in NYC 6:00 pm
Preservation 101 & Basics of Land Use Planning in NYC @ Neighborhood Preservation Center
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This introductory course will begin with an overview of the various regulations and funding mechanisms used to preserve historic buildings in New York City. The second part of the session will familiarize participants with the[...]
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Sunset Park: History and Advocacy 10:30 am
Sunset Park: History and Advocacy
Apr 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Join tour guide Joe Svehlak on this tour of Sunset Park, whose built environment has shaped what is today a quintessential Brooklyn neighborhood: from the massive Bush Terminal and its associated workers’ housing to the[...]
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NYC Architectural Styles & How to Research Buildings 6:00 pm
NYC Architectural Styles & How to Research Buildings @ Neighborhood Preservation Center
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
2 AIA Approved LU/HSW Credits/ 2 NY State Licensing Credits The first part of this session will focus on common architectural styles and building types found in New York City’s historic built environment, and instruct[...]
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Reading Architectural Drawings & Overview of Common NYC Building Materials 6:00 pm
Reading Architectural Drawings & Overview of Common NYC Building Materials @ Neighborhood Preservation Center
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Architectural drawings and renderings illustrate the often complicated design and construction plans for proposed building projects. The first part of this session will teach participants how to evaluate such documents in order to understand and[...]
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In Search of the Tenderloin and Tin Pan Alley 11:00 am
In Search of the Tenderloin and Tin Pan Alley
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
From the 1870s to about 1910, the Tenderloin was Manhattan’s most famous red-light district, a cradle of elegant vice that developed north of 23rd Street west of Fifth Avenue, in the shadow of luxurious hotels[...]
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Hart Island Lecture 6:30 pm
Hart Island Lecture @ New York University
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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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Architectural Photography & Social Media for Preservation Campaigns 6:00 pm
Architectural Photography & Social Media for Preservation Campaigns @ Neighborhood Preservation Center
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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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HARLEM & THE FUTURE 9:00 am
HARLEM & THE FUTURE @ The City College of New York Spitzer School of Architecture
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
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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Greenwich Village’s Legacy of Activism 1:00 pm
Greenwich Village’s Legacy of Activism
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
From class warfare in Astor Place to garment workers and beatnik musicians in and around Washington Square to anarchists on the Gold Coast to gay men outside a bar, Greenwich Village has witnessed and been[...]

 

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017- Preservation School– Preservation 101 & Basics of Land Use Planning in NYC – 6pm

Saturday, April 8, 2017-Conference Tour- Sunset Park: History and Advocacy – 10:30am

Wednesday, April 12, 2017- Preservation School-NYC Architectural Styles & How to Research Buildings– 6pm

Wednesday, April 19, 2017- Preservation School- Reading Architectural Drawings & Overview of Common NYC Building Materials– 6pm

Sunday, April 23, 2017- Conference Tour- In Search of the Tenderloin and Tin Pan Alley – 11am

Monday, April 24, 2017- Hart Island Lecture– 6:30pm

Wednesday, April 26, 2017- Preservation School-Architectural Photography & Social Media for Preservation Campaigns– 6pm

Saturday- April 29, 2017- Harlem and the Future– 9am

Sunday, April 30, 2017- Conference Tour- Greenwich Village’s Legacy of Activism – 1pm

Tuesday, May 2, 2017- Grassroots Preservation Awards – 6pm

Friday, May 5, 2017– Ace Hotel and Madison Square North Park – 2:20pm

Saturday, May 6, 2017 – Yorkville’s Immigration History: Part 2- 2pm

Tuesday, May 9, 2017– Conference Tour- Port Authority Bus Terminal– 3pm

Saturday, June 3, 2017 – Yorkville’s Immigration History: Part 3- 2pm


Monthly Clinics :

Thursday, January 12, 2017– Free Monthly Land Use Clinics! – CM Kallos – 5pm

Thursday, January 19, 2017- Free Monthly Land Use Clinics! CM Gentile 3pm

Thursday, February 9, 2017- Free Monthly Land Use Clinics! – CM Kallos – 5pm

Thursday, February 16, 2017- Free Monthly Land Use Clinics! CM Gentile 3pm

Thursday, March 9, 2017- Free Monthly Land Use Clinics! – CM Kallos – 5pm

Thursday, March 16, 2017- Free Monthly Land Use Clinics!CM Gentile 3pm

Thursday, April 13, 2017- Free Monthly Land Use Clinics! – CM Kallos – 5pm

Thursday, April 20, 2017- Free Monthly Land Use Clinics!CM Gentile 3pm

Thursday, May 11, 2017- Free Monthly Land Use Clinics! – CM Kallos – 5pm

Thursday, May 18, 2017- Free Monthly Land Use Clinics!– CM Gentile  3pm

Thursday, June 8, 2017- Free Monthly Land Use Clinics! – CM Kallos – 5pm

Thursday, June 15, 2017- Free Monthly Land Use Clinics!CM Gentile 3pm


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