Six To Celebrate
E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2014, Volume 11, Number 1 In This Issue: Six to Celebrate-Atlantic Avenue Tour- November 8 The Dilemmas of Historic Districts and Urban Design in An Era of Skyscrapers- November 15 Six to Celebrate 2015 Applications- December 1 Mott Haven-Port Morris Waterfront Plan- December 17 History of Atlantic Avenue [...]
Deadline for nominations is December 1, 2014, and the Six to Celebrate will be announced in early 2015. Click here to go to the Six to Celebrate website and find out more.
Current Preservation Controversies – Development at St. Luke in the Fields, Gowanus National Register District Challenged
E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL March 2014, Volume 11, Number 2 Contentious St. Luke in the Fields Proposal Asked to Be Revised – Landmarks Commissioners Concerned about Scale, Materials and Siting The Church of St. Luke in the Fields, which occupies a plot between Hudson, Barrow, Christopher, and Greenwich Streets in the Greenwich Village [...]
Voices from the Neighborhood Telephone Interview on experiences with the Six to Celebrate Program With Susan Hopper, HDC Board Member Date: 9-13-13 Name(s): Pat Courtney 212-569-0062 Neighborhood/Group/Year of participation: Inwood, Isham Park 2011 ——————————————————————————————————- Why did your neighborhood apply to HDC’s Six to Celebrate? We applied because even [...]
E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL February 2014, Volume 11, Number 6 In This Issue: Six to Celebrate in the News The Historic Districts Council’s Six to Celebrate groups have been making headlines since the program’s inception. We continue to be very proud of all the amazing work these community groups have accomplished. Most recently [...]
Getting Cabin Fever from the Winter Weather? Take a Literary Tour of New York’s Neighborhoods! Walking Tour Brochures are now available for purchase, and as downloadable PDFs. For the past three years the Historic Districts Council has been producing these beautiful brochures complete with historic and contemporary information about the Six to Celebrate neighborhoods. Each [...]
2014 Six to Celebrate!!! HDC is thrilled to announce its 2014 Six to Celebrate, an annual listing of historic New York City neighborhoods and institutions that merit preservation attention. This is New York’s only citywide list of preservation priorities coming directly from the neighborhoods. Launching in conjunction with the 2014 list [...]
Please join the Historic Districts Council in welcoming the 2014 Six to Celebrate! Honor the accomplishments of outgoing participants and join in celebrating the new groups as they commence a year of preservation campaigns, advocacy efforts, educational outreach and fabulous events! Wednesday, January 29, 2014 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM The LGBT Community Center [...]
Greenpoint Brooklyn, Walking tour Sunday, November 17th, 2PM With Francis Morrone HDC held a Greenpoint tour back in July during the terrible heat wave and the tour was sold out and everyone left happy! As a result of that great success we decided to have another one. Greenpoint is a beautifully diverse neighborhood full of wooden [...]
Tribeca, Manhattan Matthew Postal, architectural historian led the Six to Celebrate walking tour of Tribeca on Saturday, September 28, 2013. Additional support for the Six to Celebrate Tours is provided by New York City Councilmembers Inez Dickens, Daniel Garodnick, Stephen Levin and Rosie Mendez.