Testimony

HDC on the NYU Expansion Plan

Statement of the Historic Districts Council City Council June 29, 2012 Regarding the  New York University expansion plan The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s historic neighborhoods.  HDC stands with the Greenwich Village community leaders, residents, preservationists and others in opposing New York University’s plans to expand in the designed open […]

Regarding the Proposed East Village Historic District

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before Manhattan Community Board Three Regarding the Proposed Designation of the Lower East Side/East Village Historic District July 26, 2011 Good evening, I am Simeon Bankoff, executive director of the Historic Districts Council. HDC is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods. We work with community groups throughout […]

Regarding the Designation of the second Crown Heights Historic District

October 27, 2009 Statement of the Historic Districts Council before the Landmarks Preservation Commission in support of the designation of the proposed Crown Heights North II Historic District  The Historic Districts Council is the city-wide advocate for New York City’s historic districts and for neighborhood meriting preservation.  HDC is very pleased to offer enthusiastic support […]

Regarding the Landmark Designation of the Wallabout Historic District

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before the Landmarks Preservation Commission Regarding the proposed Wallabout Historic District October 26, 2010 The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods. As part of our efforts to better grapple with the dozens of communities citywide desirous of historic district status, for the past […]

HAWTHORNE COURT APARTMENTS TESTIMONY

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing March 22, 2011 Item 5 LP – 2461 BOROUGH OF Queens HAWTHORNE COURT APARTMENTS, 215-37 to 215-43 43rd Avenue and 42-26 to 42-38 216th Street The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. In the far edges […]

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