Sustainability

Old is Green! An Informational Seminar

“Green and Sustainable Architecture for Historic and Landmarked Buildings” -Wednesday, June 20, 2012- 8:30am-1:00pm It is a common misconception in the building arts that preservation and sustainability are at odds; to the extent that articles such as “Historic Preservation and Green Architecture: Friend or Foes?” have become almost regular features in many preservation periodicals. Here […]

HDC Statement on Zone Green Text Amendment

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Regarding the Proposed Zone Green Text Amendment Being Considered by City Council, Zoning & Franchises Subcommittee April, 24th, 2012 The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods. HDC’s mission is to protect designated landmarks and historic districts as well as neighborhoods meriting preservation.  As […]

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