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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 [...]

Staten Island- St. Pauls Avenue Historic District

Long considered one of Staten Island’s most prestigious neighborhoods, this area consists mainly of wood-frame, freestanding houses. A small “Captains’ Row” of three mid-19th-century Italianate villas was later joined by picturesque homes in the Second Empire, Stick, Queen Anne, Shingle and Colonial Revival styles. Neo-Colonial and Arts and Crafts houses were built in the 20th [...]

Historic District Approved for Crown Heights!!

The city Landmarks Preservation Commission today approved a 610-building historic district in the Brooklyn neighborhood, from Bergen Street to the north, Eastern Parkway to the south, and Nostrand and Brooklyn avenues to the west and east, respectively… New York Post (blog)  

DNAinfo: NYU’s Expansion Plans

GREENWICH VILLAGE — New York University’s plans for a massive 2.5-million-square-foot expansion began winding its way through the public review process on Tuesday, with residents and elected officials calling for the plan to be scaled back. Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer Stringer suggested the school nix a proposed 180,000-square-foot hotel and back down from acquiring [...]

DNAinfo: NYU's Expansion Plans

GREENWICH VILLAGE — New York University’s plans for a massive 2.5-million-square-foot expansion began winding its way through the public review process on Tuesday, with residents and elected officials calling for the plan to be scaled back. Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer Stringer suggested the school nix a proposed 180,000-square-foot hotel and back down from acquiring [...]

Walking tour of Mount Morris Park–TOMORROW!!

Walking tour of Mount Morris Park http://hdc.org/6tocelebrate-tour-mount-morris.htm Come join us for a series of tours throughout 2011, highlighting our Six to Celebrate neighborhoods. The residential area surrounding Mount Morris Park in Harlem includes elegant rowhouses and larger apartment buildings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Romanesque Revival, Neo-Grec and Queen Anne styles. [...]

Harlem’s Historic Mount Morris Park 22nd Signature Annual House Tour

Sunday, June 12 from 11 AM to 4 PM! We are celebrating 40 years as New York City’s 19th neighborhood to be recognized of the over 125 since 1965 when Mayor Robert Wagner established the Landmarks Preservation Commission in response to New Yorkers’ growing concern that important historic, aesthetic, and cultural elements of the city’s [...]

Harlem's Historic Mount Morris Park 22nd Signature Annual House Tour

Sunday, June 12 from 11 AM to 4 PM! We are celebrating 40 years as New York City’s 19th neighborhood to be recognized of the over 125 since 1965 when Mayor Robert Wagner established the Landmarks Preservation Commission in response to New Yorkers’ growing concern that important historic, aesthetic, and cultural elements of the city’s [...]

Testimony

Visit HDC’s blog http://hdc.org/blog/ to read HDCs testimony on the Proposed River Side Drive-West End Avenue Historic District, Proposed Central Ridgewood Historic District, Fairway Apartments, Hawthorne Apartments, and Citizens Savings Bank.

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