Grand Central Terminal

Movie Screening – before there was a Landmarks Law

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2014, Volume 11, Number 1 In This Issue: Secret Lives Tour: The Loew’s Valencia- THIS SATURDAY October 4 Our Vanishing Legacy: A Screening Landmarks Lion Award- India House Spotlight Secret Lives Tour: Loew’s Valencia Theatre Saturday, October 4, 2014  11:30 AM Following last year’s successful tour of the Loew’s United […]

HDC@LPC July 22, 2014

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 156207- Block 8040, lot 68- 102 Shore Road – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival style house designed by H.H. Ross and built in 1908, and a freestanding garage built in 1910. Application is to alter fenestration, install new railings, create a new exterior stair and install […]

Grand Central Terminal Tiffany clock

Secret Lives Tour:Grand Central Terminal- 11-21-13

SECRET LIVES TOUR: GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL Thursday, November 21st, 10:00 a.m- 1:00p.m. Join the Historic Districts Council for a Secret Lives Tour of Grand Central Terminal.  With the Terminal winding down from a year long centennial celebration, come explore the hallowed passageways, grand halls and the secret corners of this gorgeous architectural landmark. Designed by […]

Proposed East Midtown Rezoning: Gallery of Potential Individual Landmarks

To read more about the rezoning click here HDC Identifies Buildings of Interest in the East Midtown Rezoning Area. View a pdf of the map: East Midtown Rezoning Map with Historic Resources They have been separated into five different building types: Residential: Hotels: Institutional: Pre-War Commercial/Office Buildings Post-War Commercial/Office Building Additional Buildings of Concern: The […]


Proposed East Midtown Rezoning

Update: On November 12, 2013 City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Council member Dan Garodnick announced that they would not support the current rezoning proposal for Midtown East. After the joint announcement the Bloomberg Administration withdrew the East Midtown Rezoning proposal. As a result the proposal will go through a more through review and the many questions surrounding […]

HDC save the date Pres Conf 2013-front

19th Annual Preservation Conference, Preservation Now!

Preservation Now!  Today’s Victories, Losses and Ongoing Battles! UPDATE! Attendees eligible for 3 AIA LUs For Details of the Event View the Brochure HERE.To Purchase Tickets,Please Scroll to the Bottom of the Page To learn about the pre-conference panels click HERE The 2013 Preservation Conference takes its inspiration from recent trends in preservation and the […]

E-Bulletin-August Events!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL July 2012, Volume 9, Number 2 August Events!    Reminder: Join Us This Tuesday, July 17! ~Cultural Medallions Celebrate the Lives of Two African-American Pioneers of Literature and Music~   This Tuesday, July 17, 2012, the Historic Districts Council and the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center will unveil new cultural […]

Grand Central Terminal Tour

What was seen on todays Secret Lives Tour? Amongst many things the inside of the Tiffany glass clock !  

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