Art Deco

Bay Ridge Art Deco Tour!

Explore stunning Art Deco and much much more in beautiful Bay Ridge on Saturday, July 15 at 3 pm Saturday, July 15 3 pm    Join us on a sail from the Wall Street area to the Brooklyn neighborhood that hugs the harbor, Bay Ridge; with its sweeping views of Lower Manhattan, Staten Island and […]

Explore the Waldorf Astoria Before It’s Too Late- Self-guided tour

HDC and the Art Deco Society of New York invite you to explore the Art Deco splendor of the Waldorf Tuesday, September 27, 2016 301 Park Avenue (Meet at the Lexington Avenue entrance) View the self-guided tour  HDC and the Art Deco Society of New York are inviting you to tour around the Waldorf Astoria Hotel […]

Boak & Paris/Boak & Raad: New York Architects- A Book Talk by Annice Alt

Boak & Paris/Boak & Raad: New York Architects A Book Talk by Annice Alt   This event is full   Thursday, April 9, 2015 6:30 pm 232 East 11th Street         At the height of the building boom in the 1920s, two young architects Russell Boak and Hyman Paris broke away from […]

HDC@LPC March 4, 2014

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Brooklyn 150009- Block 322, lot 24- 13 Cheever Place – Cobble Hill Historic District An Anglo-Italianate style rowhouse built in 1842-1855. Application is to enlarge dormer windows. The small, seemingly non-original dormer window on this rowhouse gives the impression of an after-thought from a subsequent era.  In an […]

HDC@LPC April 2, 2013

Item 1 LP – 2530 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN THE MARINE MIDLAND BANK BUILDING, 140 Broadway The Marine Midland Bank Building on Lower Broadway was one of the first tall buildings to be constructed under the 1961 zoning ordinance.  Almost the definition of minimalism, the 52-story, flat tower without set backs or ornament rises 677 feet […]

HDC@LPC March 19, 2013

Item 27 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 130682- Block 1407, lot 51- 150 East 73rd Street aka 1009-1017 Lexington – Upper East Side Extension Historic District A Colonial Revival style apartment building designed by Cross & Cross and built in 1922-23. Application is to establish a master plan governing the future replacement of windows. […]

Secret Lives Tour: The Art and Murals of Hildreth Meière

Date: CANCELED     Join the Historic Districts council for a very special Secret Lives Tour: The Art Deco Murals of Hildreth Meière. Hildreth Meière (1892-1961) was a renowned Art Deco muralist, whose numerous gfd commissions grace government and commercial buildings and houses of worship across the country. Her work can be seen all over New […]

HDC@LPC January 8, 2013

Item 8 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 121487- Block 270, lot 45- 38 Schermerhorn Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District A house built in 1852 and altered c. 1940. Application is to replace windows. While the proposed wood one-over-one windows would match the sister building, HDC feels a better design could be found fitting […]

One Wall Street 2012

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Secret Lives: One Wall Street event on September 19th, 2012.  It was a pleasure to spend the evening with our gracious guests Louise Meière Dunn and Hildreth Meière Dunn, and a special thank you to Chris McKay of One Wall Street. We look forward to seeing you at future […]

HDC@LPC – August 14, 2012

Item 8 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 130009- Block 46, lot 3- 100 Broadway – American Surety Company Building, Individual Landmark A neo-Renaissance style office building designed by Bruce Price and built in 1894-96, and enlarged in the 1920s with additions designed by Herman Lee Meader. Application is to alter the façade and install […]

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