Affordable Housing

HDC Statement- Zoning for Quality & Affordability Scoping Session

March 25, 2015 Statement of the Historic Districts Council City Planning Commission Zoning for Quality & Affordability   The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods.  We represent over 500 neighborhood-based group dedicated to preserving the physical character of their communities. Many of our constituents have spent years working with […]

HDC Statement- Zoning for Quality & Affordability Scoping Session

March 25, 2015 Statement of the Historic Districts Council City Planning Commission Zoning for Quality & Affordability   The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods.  We represent over 500 neighborhood-based group dedicated to preserving the physical character of their communities. Many of our constituents have spent years working with […]

A Fall Full of Fun With HDC

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL August 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 In This Issue: Affordable Housing/ Historic Preservation A Roundtable Discussion- Sept 16 EverGreene Architectural Arts Studio Tour and Presentation- Sept 17 Six to Celebrate Walking Tour- Park Avenue- October 6 Additional Six to Celebrate Tours —————————————————————————————————— AFFORDABLE HOUSING / HISTORIC PRESERVATION: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION […]

The Historic Districts Council Analysis of The Real Estates Board of New York’s ‘Housing Production on NYC Landmark Properties’ Study

  HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2014 Volume 11, Number 5 —————————————————————————————————— The Historic Districts Council Analysis of The Real Estates Board of New York’s ‘Housing Production on NYC Landmark Properties’ Study The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) is at it again! To welcome new LPC Chair Meenakshi Srinivasan on her first day, the trade association and […]

First Houses – A Monument of the Past – A Model for the Future?

From the Neighborhood Preservation Center, info@neighborhoodpreservationcenter.org n We hope you can join us Thursday, December 6th for a lecture about the landmarked First Houses presented by real esate attorney Warren Shaw. This event is co-sponsored with The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. First Houses – A Monument of the Past – A Model for […]

Rally for Affordable Housing in the Village & St. Vincent’s Community Meeting

From Rob Hollander, LES Residents for Responsible Developmenthttp://savethelowereastside.blogspot.com/ Friends and neighbors, Village Independent Democrats is holding a demonstration against St. Vincent’s Hospital’s plan to build a 500-unit luxury condo tower without any affordable housing: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6pm170 W 12th Street, corner 7th Ave.Bring signs demanding affordable housing. Following the demonstration, St. Vincent’s Hospital will […]

Fighting for Domino with Lights & Ideas

Domino fight lights up hoodBy Dana RubinsteinThe Brooklyn Paper A neighborhood activist who would like to derail plans for a $1.3-billion high-rise development at the old Domino Sugar site has erected a seven-story, red LED sign that screams, “SAVE DOMINO’.” The sign, an apparent riff on the iconic yellow “Domino Sugar” sign on the Williamsburg […]

Gentrification and Rezoning in Greenpoint & Williamsburg

From The New York Community Council217 N 7th StreetBrooklyn NY 11211(347)-200-2353 For More Information: Philip DePaolo, President pdepaolo@nyc.rr.com You are about to read a report that was done by the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy At Rutgers University. The Report was conducted at the request of The New York Community Council. The report […]

Political Aid from Across the Spectrum Aids Senior Housing Rehab at Seaview

Developers of Sea View senior housing clear hurdle Government, at first denying $3M in tax credits, decides to give breaks to buildersMonday, July 02, 2007By KAREN O’SHEAADVANCE STAFF WRITER STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A funding glitch that threatened to halt a senior housing project in Sea View was fixed last week, clearing the way for […]

One Paper, 3 articles on Landmarks

City taps Sunnyside GardensNew York Daily NewsBY DONALD BERTRAND The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously last week to designate the 16-block, 54-acre Sunnyside Gardens as a historic district. Housing vs. preservation for Domino Sugar plantNew York Daily NewsBY RACHEL MONAHAN A huge red sign on the Williamsburg waterfront reads “SAVE DOMINO” – and symbolizes […]

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