Morningside Heights

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on May 23, 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 1 204 6th Avenue – Park Slope Historic District Extension II CERTIFICATE OF […]

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.

Andrew Scott Dolkart on Morningside Heights, November 2!

Andrew Dolkart Presentation on Morningside Heights

Morningside Park A Scenic Landmark?

From amNewYork Community seeks bump in status for Morningside ParkBy Vera HalleramNewYork Editor April 9, 2007Rugged in both topography and reputation, Morningside Park in upper Manhattan is poised to get the respect its supporters say it has long deserved. Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a hearing on the city Parks Department’s request to […]

Community protests St. John the Divine Developments

Ordinarily we let news stories pass without comment and speak for themselves but a little history is called for here. It was at the behest of the Morningside Heights Historic District Committee that the designation of the Close of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine was turned back at the City Council, which had […]

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