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HDC@LPC January 15, 2013

Item 1 BOROUGH OF STATEN ISLAND LP 2513 PROPOSED HARRISON STREET HISTORIC DISTRICT   HDC is especially pleased to be speaking in favor of the proposed Harrison Street Historic District, a designation which we and the community have sought for several years.  If designated, Harrison Street will be Staten Island’s fourth historic district, the last one [...]

Statement on the Proposed Park Place Historic District

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before the Landmarks Preservation Commission Regarding the Proposed Park Place Historic District October 26, 2010 The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods. In the course of fulfilling our mission, we are regularly contacted by community organizations who wish to gain preservation protection for [...]

Statement on the Proposed East Village/Lower East Side Historic District

June 26, 2012 Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before the Landmarks Preservation Commission Regarding the Designation of the East Village/Lower East Side Historic District The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods.  HDC has long been an advocate for preserving the East Village and Lower East Side, and we [...]

Landmarks Commission Expands the Park Slope Historic District

In a long-awaited vote, yesterday the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to designate the first expansion of the Park Slope Historic District – making the Brooklyn district the largest contiguous swath of landmark buildings in New York City (2,575 buildings vs. Greenwich Village’s collection of 2,315 and the Upper West Side’s 2,020). The Park Slope Civic [...]

Help save an 1817 rowhouse on the Bowery

HDC needs your help.  On Thursday, the City Council is going to vote on the landmark designation of an 1817 Federal-style rowhouse in Lower Manhattan and we have reason to fear that they will overturn its landmark status so that a commercial tower can be developed on its site. We need you to contact the [...]

~Help Support a Landmark!~ Please support the designation of 135 Bowery, the Hardenbrook-Somarindyck

Regarding the proposed Bedford-Stuyvesant /Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before the Landmarks Preservation Commission Regarding the proposed designation of the Bedford-Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District August 2, 2011 The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods and buildings. HDC is thrilled to have the opportunity to speak in support of the Bedford-Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant [...]

Regarding the Designation of the second Crown Heights Historic District

October 27, 2009 Statement of the Historic Districts Council before the Landmarks Preservation Commission in support of the designation of the proposed Crown Heights North II Historic District  The Historic Districts Council is the city-wide advocate for New York City’s historic districts and for neighborhood meriting preservation.  HDC is very pleased to offer enthusiastic support [...]

Regarding the Landmark Designation of the Wallabout Historic District

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before the Landmarks Preservation Commission Regarding the proposed Wallabout Historic District October 26, 2010 The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods. As part of our efforts to better grapple with the dozens of communities citywide desirous of historic district status, for the past [...]

On Extending the West End-Collegiate Historic District Extension

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Landmarks Preservation Commission Designation Hearing,  June 28, 2011 Item 16: LP 2462 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN PROPOSED WEST END-COLLEGIATE HISTORIC DISTRICT EXTENSION The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. The Historic Districts Council been impressed by LPC’s swift and [...]

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