Support the Prospect Heights Historic District!

On Tuesday, October 28, the Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing on the Proposed Prospect Heights Historic District in Brooklyn. The hearing will be at the LPC’s offices in the Municipal Building, One Centre Street, in Manhattan and the district is scheduled to be heard at 1:30pm. See the LPC’s website, http://www.nyc.gov/html/lpc/html/home/home.shtml to […]

Support the Prospect Heights Historic District!

On Tuesday, October 28, the Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing on the Proposed Prospect Heights Historic District in Brooklyn. The hearing will be at the LPC’s offices in the Municipal Building, One Centre Street, in Manhattan and the district is scheduled to be heard at 1:30pm. See the LPC’s website, http://www.nyc.gov/html/lpc/html/home/home.shtml to […]

Swan Song for Tin Pan Alley?

From Irving Berlin to Scott Joplin, Fats Waller to Cole Porter, the composers and lyricists of Tin Pan Alley wrote the songs that defined American popular culture from the late-1880s to the mid-1950s. Beginning as early as 1885, music publishers flocked to this singular block, on West 28th Street between Broadway & Sixth Avenues in […]

New Italian American Museum Open in Little Italy

From NY1: Italian American Museum Open in Little Italy On Wednesday, the Italian-American museum will open at its new location in Little Italy. The museum honors Italians and Italian-Americans who have made contributions to American culture. Located on the corner of Mulberry and Grand Streets, the museum, which was formerly located in a Midtown office […]

Barry Lewis Fall Architecture Lectures

Join Architectural Historian Barry Lewis for a number of lectures throughout the fall season! THE CITY TRANSFORMED PART 1 New York from the 17th c to the 1890s 8 lectures; individual admissions or series Wednesdays 6:30-8pm Oct 15-Dec 10 (No lecture Nov 26) Cooper Union Continuing Education For more info, see www.barrylewis.org/course_cooper.html For direct link […]

Barry Lewis Fall Architecture Lectures

Join Architectural Historian Barry Lewis for a number of lectures throughout the fall season! THE CITY TRANSFORMED PART 1 New York from the 17th c to the 1890s 8 lectures; individual admissions or series Wednesdays 6:30-8pm Oct 15-Dec 10 (No lecture Nov 26) Cooper Union Continuing Education For more info, see www.barrylewis.org/course_cooper.html For direct link […]

4Boro Neighborhood Preservation Alliance Honors HDC, Others

Announcing the 2008 Neighborhood Preservation Awards You are invited to attend our Preservation Awards ceremony! LOCATION: The beautiful Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace 28 East 20th Street, Manhattan NY DATE: Thursday 10/23 TIME: 6pm Free guided tour at 5pm Tickets: $40 per person (We are not permitted to collect money at the TR birthplace. Please pay in […]

4Boro Neighborhood Preservation Alliance Honors HDC, Others

Announcing the 2008 Neighborhood Preservation Awards You are invited to attend our Preservation Awards ceremony! LOCATION: The beautiful Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace 28 East 20th Street, Manhattan NY DATE: Thursday 10/23 TIME: 6pm Free guided tour at 5pm Tickets: $40 per person (We are not permitted to collect money at the TR birthplace. Please pay in […]

Join Us in Celebrating Union Square's History

Union Square, Then & Now Thursday Oct 23, 4-7 pm South end of Union Square Park, NYC For information about the Draw-A-Thon contact [email protected] or 347-693-8857. For general information contact [email protected] or 212-987-0565.  4-7 pm: PARKS-FOR-PEOPLE DRAW-A-THON see Detailed Information Below for submission details. Draw-A-Thon Open invitation to the general public – come by to […]

Join Us in Celebrating Union Square's History

Union Square, Then & Now Thursday Oct 23, 4-7 pm South end of Union Square Park, NYC For information about the Draw-A-Thon contact [email protected] or 347-693-8857. For general information contact [email protected] or 212-987-0565.  4-7 pm: PARKS-FOR-PEOPLE DRAW-A-THON see Detailed Information Below for submission details. Draw-A-Thon Open invitation to the general public – come by to […]