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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 [...]

E-Bulletin- Tour the Hidden Collections at the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL December 2013, Volume 10, Number 1    Monday Morning Coffee Talks: What’s Next for the Landmarks Preservation Commission in a New Administration? Monday, December 9th 8:30 AM – 10 AM FREE! With the results of the 2013 city government elections in, attention now turns toward what might happen next. The [...]

E-bulletin: Oh The Many Things You’ll See!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2013, Volume 10, Number 5 Greenpoint Brooklyn, Walking tour Saturday, November 17th   2:00PM – 4:00PM With Francis Morrone Following on the success of HDC’s Six to Celebrate tour of Greenpoint back in July, we are pleased to announce a second tour of this fascinating neighborhood! This time, focus [...]

PRESERVATION NOW! 19th Annual Preservation Conference Video

2013 Preservation Conference- Preservation Now! Video from the HDC 2013 Preservation Conference, held March 1-3 2013

Six To Celebrate 2012: Morningside Heights Photos

The turn out for last night’s event was great! The weather was perfect, Andrew Dolkart was an incredible tour-guide and our guests were enthusiastic.  Thank you to everyone who participated and we look forward to seeing you at upcoming HDC events.

Art Deco/ WPA design in Isham and Inwood Hill Parks

A slide lecture ending in a walking tour with Pat Courtney.  Take a look at the Art Deco/WPA era design and structures in both parks.  Learn of the designers discovered during the process of the study for potential historic districts in Inwood which was selected in 2011 as one of the inaugural “Six to Celebrate” [...]

Join us on June 20 for “Old is Green! An Informational Seminar”

~Old is Green! An Informational Seminar~ “Green and Sustainable Architecture for Historic and Landmarked Buildings” Wednesday, June 20, 2012 8:30am-1:00pm NEW SPEAKER ADDED! Time and the elements add a patina to historic buildings and retaining the character of historic buildings is crucial to identifying their stories but age and wear can also undermine structural integrity [...]

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2012 Preservation Party and Grassroots Awards!

22nd Annual Preservation Party and 13th Annual Grassroots Awards!   The Historic Districts Council holds a yearly event to honor those who have been especially influential in the preservation world. The Grassroots Awards are given to those who have worked tirelessly for their neighborhoods; by gaining recognition and protection for New York’s historic buildings.       [...]

Neighborhood Partners of the Historic districts council

Don’t see your group’s name here, but want to be a Partner? Contact HDC for more information on the program. Addisleigh Park Civic Organization Alice Austen House Museum All Faiths Restoration & Beautification Program American Planning Association, NY Metro Chapter Art Deco Society of New York Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation Auburndale Improvement Association Battery [...]

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 [...]

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