Governors Island

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on May 9, 2017

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below. Item 2 108 Milton Street – Greenpoint Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket #198233 […]

E-BULLETIN-Lectures about NY, Walking tours of NY, Mapping NY, HDC has all NYC covered!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2013, Volume 10, Number 7 Monday Morning Coffee Talk: Governors Island At A Crossroads: A Peek At Plans For The Island’s Future Monday, November 4th 8:30 AM – 10 AM FREE!   Governors Island, a rich and storied resource in the middle of New York Harbor, is at a […]

E-Bulletin: Exclusive Tours, Scavenger Hunt and Discussing Good Government

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2013, Volume 10, Number 7 Monday Morning Coffee Talk: Monday, October 7th 8:30 – 10:00 AM Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 October 7: The role of community activism and advocacy in affecting “good” government The Citizens Union of the City of New […]

Secret Lives Tour: The New Governors Island

Governors Island Tour October 9th  2:30 pm Governors Island is closed to the public until next Spring. Fear not because HDC will take you on an exclusive tour of the ongoing construction for the $250 million project on Governors Island. The ‘new Governors Island’ which is now in phase 1 of the multi-phase project will […]

July 26, 2011

Item 11 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 121781- Block 1, lot 10- Buildings 96, 146, 147, 148, 309, 400,  a garage, and a pool – Governor’s Island Historic District A wood frame garage constructed mid-20th century; a shop building built in 1986; two one-story brick transformer buildings built in 1934; a ferry waiting room […]

Where to put the Survivor’s Stair – Of Course! Governors Island

From the Daily News Bay may harbor stairs from WTCBY GREG B. SMITHDAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 4:00 AM State officials are considering a highly unusual plan to solve the problem of the World Trade Center staircase that’s blocking Ground Zero reconstruction. Put it out to sea. The Lower Manhattan Development Corp. […]

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Tour Governors Island and Speak with Officials about the Plans

The GIPEC Initiative for Public Space: a Tour of Governors IslandTuesday, 07/24/2007, 3:00–5:00pm (Register) Tour Governors Island and view the the exhibit of the five landscape proposals with GIPEC President Leslie Koch and Vice President, Planning, Design, & Preservation, Betty Chen. The Green Tram will take you to see spectacular views and sites across the […]

A Peek At Some Ideas for Governors Island

From New York Magazine Fantasy Island: Five teams compete to make Governors Island an urban paradise. Only one will survive.By Alexandra Lange SEE ALSO:■The Grid■ The Necklace■ The Path■ The Shell■ The Nest Tooling around the outer edge of Governors Island on a glorious spring day, it hardly seems like it would be difficult to […]

News from Governors Island

Summer’s coming soon, and with it the re-opening of Governors Island! Please click on the link below to enjoy the newly redesigned, 2007 first edition of Online-Offshore, the Governors Island Alliance newsletter! www.governorsislandalliance.org/pdf/OnlineOffshorevol2_1.pdf Here’s a quick look at what’s in this edition:PARK DESIGN COMPETITION LAUNCHEDGIPEC President Leslie Koch announced the selection of five multi-national teams […]

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City Council Hearings on Governors Island & plaNYC 2030 (water edition)

City Council Hearing: Governors IslandDate: Wednesday, February 14 Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Location: Committee Room, City Hall Transit: Subway 6 to City Hall For more information: http://www.nyccouncil.info The Committee on Lower Manhattan Redevelopment jointly with the Committee on Parks and Recreation and the Committee on Waterfronts will hold a hearing on “Governors Island: […]

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