New Tool to Help Track Landmarks at City Council

From Councilmember Brad Lander: I am writing to you to let you know about a brand-new service my office is starting to help keep those interested in Landmarks designation informed about the City Council portion of the process. As you know, the City Council reviews the designation of landmarks and historic districts after their review by the […]

New Tool to Help Track Landmarks at City Council

From Councilmember Brad Lander: I am writing to you to let you know about a brand-new service my office is starting to help keep those interested in Landmarks designation informed about the City Council portion of the process. As you know, the City Council reviews the designation of landmarks and historic districts after their review by the […]

LPC to Hear Modernist Bank Interior Tomorrow!

In mid-October, a coalition of concerned historic preservation groups joined together in a last-ditch effort to implore the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission to act with haste to landmark the interior of one of 20th century Modernism’s most-perfectly-realized transparent buildings––Manufacturers Trust (a.k.a. Manufacturers Hanover Trust), designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore Owings and Merrill. […]

LPC to Hear Modernist Bank Interior Tomorrow!

In mid-October, a coalition of concerned historic preservation groups joined together in a last-ditch effort to implore the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission to act with haste to landmark the interior of one of 20th century Modernism’s most-perfectly-realized transparent buildings––Manufacturers Trust (a.k.a. Manufacturers Hanover Trust), designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore Owings and Merrill. […]

Thought-Provoking Lectures from Pratt

LECTURE SERIES Reception 5:30; Lecture 6:00; Q+A 7:00 Pratt Manhattan Campus 144 West 14th Street, New York Room 213 (Unless otherwise noted) RSVP prattpspd@gmail.com World Heritage Sites, Global Climate Change and Social Conflict February 4, 2011 Examining the profound global challenges of climate change and social inequality that confront preservation in the 21st century. With […]

Thought-Provoking Lectures from Pratt

LECTURE SERIES Reception 5:30; Lecture 6:00; Q+A 7:00 Pratt Manhattan Campus 144 West 14th Street, New York Room 213 (Unless otherwise noted) RSVP prattpspd@gmail.com World Heritage Sites, Global Climate Change and Social Conflict February 4, 2011 Examining the profound global challenges of climate change and social inequality that confront preservation in the 21st century. With […]

Tour New York with Joyce Gold: Spring Tour Schedule

Joyce Gold History Tours of New YorkSPRING 2011 SCHEDULED WALKING TOURS   Email: joyce@joycegoldhistorytours.com Website: joycegoldhistorytours.com Phone: (212) 242-5762 ……………………………………………………………..  Fee is $15/person; $12 for 62+. Tour length – 2 hrs March 13, Sunday At 1 Pm  Irish Hell’s Kitchen Meet: Ninth Ave. & W 43RD St. Southeast Corner. March 19, Saturday At 1 Pm                         […]

Upcoming HDC-sponsored Programs in February

February 10: Historic Preservation and the Livable City Book Talk On Thursday, February 10th at 6:30pm, Historic Districts Council and Neighborhood Preservation Center will be hosting a conversation with Eric W. Allison on his new book, Historic Preservation and the Livable City (link to PDF) now available on Amazon.  For more information, please email info@neighborhoodpreservationcenter.org. […]

Upcoming HDC-sponsored Programs in February

February 10: Historic Preservation and the Livable City Book Talk On Thursday, February 10th at 6:30pm, Historic Districts Council and Neighborhood Preservation Center will be hosting a conversation with Eric W. Allison on his new book, Historic Preservation and the Livable City (link to PDF) now available on Amazon.  For more information, please email info@neighborhoodpreservationcenter.org. […]

HDC 40th Birthday Bash a Huge Success!

Thanks to everyone who joined us last night at Bohemian National Hall to celebrate 40 years of advocacy, education and great events! Special thanks go out to HDC board president Leo Blackman and board chair emeritus Anthony C. Wood for their lively remarks. We would also like to recognize LPC Chair Robert Tierney and Councilmembers […]