Six to Celebrate

Six to Celebrate 2019 Application

Apply today to become one of our 2019 Six to Celebrate groups! The deadline is December 3, 2018 Selection of the SIX TO CELEBRATE is based on a combination of factors, including completeness and clarity of the material submitted, architectural and/or historical significance of the area, current threats to the area, need, and geographic distribution […]

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Six to Celebrate Tours – Fall 2018

Saturdays- Sept. 8 – Atlantic Avenue | Sept. 22 – Arthur Avenue | Sept. 29 – Corona-East Elmhurst Fall Six to Celebrate Tour Schedule All tours are  $20 for Friends of HDC / Seniors and $30 General Admission, except where noted All tours run approximately two hours except where noted. Stuyvesant Square (Cultural Landmarks) Saturday, October 20, 2018 11:00AM  Join […]

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Screening – Historic Signs and Storefronts of Yorkville

September 25, 2018 6:00PM Webster Library 1465 York Avenue (between 77th and 78th Streets) Join us for a screening of our short film, Historic Signs and Storefronts of Yorkville: Reminders of an Immigrant Enclave, a walking tour led by Tom Rinaldi, preservationist and author of New York Neon, and Cristiana Peña, HDC Board member and […]

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Beyond Bricks & Mortar: Rethinking Sites of Cultural History

HDC, NYPAP and LGBT Historic Site Project present a conference on culturally significant landmarks Monday, October 1, 2018 9:00AM – 3:00PM Riverside Church 91 Claremont Avenue (between W. 120 and W. 121 Streets) General Admission: $15 / Students/Seniors: FREE (Breakfast and lunch will be provided) 6 LU AIA credits available VIEW THE PROGRAM / SCHEDULE  […]

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Six to Celebrate Tour- Prospect Heights Apartment House District

September 16, 2018; 2:00PM – Six to Celebrate Tour  Prospect Heights with Frances Morrone September 16, 2:00PM                                  Prospect Heights Apartment House District Constructed on a lost fragment of the original footprint of Prospect Park is a concentration of 82 apartment buildings dating from 1909-1929. This development, boasting a cohesive design vocabulary and scale, was intended […]

Preserving Richmond Hill, Queens!

(Photos by Santiago Preciado) On Saturday, June 23, HDC and the Richmond Hill Historical Society (RHHS) hosted a day of activities to celebrate the historic character of Richmond Hill, Queens. Richmond Hill History Day, which was free to the public, started with a walking tour of some of the neighborhood’s historic treasures led by RHHS […]

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Richmond Hill History Day


2018 Six to Celebrate Launch Party

Come celebrate the new Six to Celebrate! Wednesday, February 8- Metropolitan College of New York Thursday, February 8, 2018 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Metropolitan College of New York  60 West St, New York, NY 10006   Arthur Avenue, The Bronx Elmhurst, Queens Lower West Side, Manhattan Prospect Heights Apartment House District, Brooklyn Westchester Square, The […]

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Introducing the 2018 Six to Celebrate!

~These six groups from all five boroughs will be priorities for HDC’s advocacy over a yearlong period~   Six to Celebrate annually identifies six historic NYC neighborhoods that merit preservation. These will be priorities for HDC’s advocacy and consultation over a yearlong period.   Arthur Avenue, The Bronx Arthur Avenue, the long-time home of The […]

Saving Our Architectural Treasures and Our History

Save Chelsea panel discussion about inappropriate LPC approved alterations – Thursday, Nov. 9th   Thursday, November 9th, 6:30-8:30 PM Brotherhood Synagogue, 28 Gramercy Park South, NYC An architectural jewel, Brotherhood Synagogue was built in 1859 and designated an Individual Landmark in 1965.   In recent years, a string of major alterations to landmark-designated buildings – […]

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