New York Neon

Six To Celebrate Neighborhood Lower East Side/East Village- New York Neon Book Talk

    A History of Neon Signage in NYC’s Lower East Side A lecture by Thomas Rinaldi, author of New York Neon Sponsored by Lower East Side Preservation Initiative and Historic Districts Council Starting in the early 20th century, the muted palette of the Lower East Side’s brick, stone and terra cotta commercial streetscapes began to […]

Holiday Book Party and Fundraiser: South Street Seaport

Thank you to everyone who attended our holiday party and fundraiser at Bowne & Co. Stationers on December 5, 2012. HDC had a wonderful time seeing everyone and we could not have held the event in a better space. The Bowne & Co. building is beautiful and we hope that you will continue to show […]


  E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2012, Volume 9, Number 5 At Home in Utopia has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 10, 2013 6-8pm at the Tribeca Fim Center! At Home in Utopia,  written and directed by Michal Goldman,  tells the story of the Eastern European garment workers who joined together to create a […]

Holiday Book Party, “New York Neon”

Title: Holiday Book Party NEW Location: Bowne & Co., Stationers 211 Water Street, Manhattan Date/Time: December 5th 6-8pm Description: Please join HDC and author Thomas E. Rinaldi for an evening of holiday cheer. Tom will speak about his new book, New York Neon, which chronicles and documents the city’s surviving early- and mid-twentieth-century neon signs, and examines their […]

E-BULLETIN: Sandy Relief Information

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2012, Volume 9, Number 4 HDC would like to thank everyone who came out to yesterday’s screening of ‘Coney Island’. Special thanks to Tim Pendrell of Coney Island U.S.A. and architect Philip Tusa, who talked about Coney Island’s recent past and current conditions. The amusement area suffered significant […]

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