Six To Celebrate

Saving Our Architectural Treasures and Our History

  Thursday, November 9th, 6:30-8:30 PM Brotherhood Synagogue, 28 Gramercy Park South, NYC An architectural jewel, Brotherhood Synagogue was built in 1859 and designated an Individual Landmark in 1965.   In recent years, a string of major alterations to landmark-designated buildings – approved by the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission – have frustrated communities across the […]

Staten Island Preservation Forum

FREE- Walking tour with Francis Morrone with a reception at the Alice Austen House! June, 29 Thursday, June 29, 2017 Alice Austen House Museum  3pm Join HDC on Staten Island for a tour of a remarkable neighborhood and a discussion of preservation issues on the island. Despite Staten Island’s long and fascinating history, the borough […]

Secret Lives Tour: The Gardens of Jackson Heights

Saturday, October 15, 2016 11 am Jackson Heights in Queens was the first Garden Community and continues to be the largest in the United States. These garden style apartments, detached and semi-detached houses were built as an answer to the crowded slums of Manhattan. The Queensboro Corporation successfully campaigned to have the subway extended through Jackson […]

2016 Six to Celebrate Launch Party

2016 Six to Celebrate Launch Party- January 28th, 6 pm, South Street Seaport Museum’s Melville Gallery, 213 Water St. Introducing the 2016 Six to Celebrate! Six to Celebrate annually identifies six historic NYC neighborhoods that merit preservation. These will be priorities for HDC’s advocacy and consultation over a yearlong period. To honor our new Six […]

Woodlawn group fights for historical district status- News 12 Bronx

THE BRONX – One Bronx neighborhood has made the Historic District Council’s “Six to Celebrate” list. Woodlawn, which sits in the north central part of the borough, is full of history that many don’t know about. It’s an old neighborhood that started as a community as a direct result of Woodlawn Cemetery. The group Women […]

E-bulletin 11.24.2014

   E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL November 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 In This Issue: Taming Manhattan: An Illustrated Book Talk- Nov. 25 Six to Celebrate Atlantic Avenue Scavenger Hunt-Nov. 29 Six to Celebrate 2015 Applications- Dec.1 ——————————————————————————————————— Taming Manhattan: An Illustrated Book Talk TOMORROW NIGHT! Tuesday, November 25, 2014  6:30 PM Silver Center […]

Six to Celebrate Fall Events

   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 […]

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 […]

Pat Courtney: Volunteers for Isham Park

  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 […]

Six to Celebrate in the News

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 […]

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