Six To Celebrate


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 [...]

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   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 [...]

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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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2013 Six to Celebrate Walking Tour Brochures

Enjoy the beautiful summer weather with our Six to Celebrate walking tour brochures ! 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 [...]

2014 Six to Celebrate Party, Continuing Education Panels, Have You Seen Any Historic Plaques?

    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 [...]

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2014 Six to Celebrate Launch Party

  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 [...]

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Six To Celebrate- Greenpoint Walking Tour

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 [...]

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