A Lecture by Architect Dan Allen

Jion HDC’s Vice President, Dan Allen for a lecture on Restoring the Yiddish Art Theater;  presented by GVSHP! When: Tuesday, November 8 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. Where:  Third Street Music School, 235 East 11th Street (between 2nd & 3rd Avenues) Cost: free; reservations required RSVP: rsvp@gvshp.org or 212-475-9585 ext. 35 (More information)

Delving into Isham Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

Sunday, October 30, 2011 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Isham Park Manhattan Northeast corner of Seaman Avenue & Isham Street  Free Join Sidney Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus, American Museum of Natural History, as he leads his first geology, history and natural history walk through Isham Park.  Stroll through the park with Sid and discover its historical features, […]

Fall Series:

~The Landmarks of Labor~ Film, Tour & Panel! “Landmarks of Labor” is a series of programs exploring New York City’s 20th century buildings where workers and organizers lived, worked, and staged notable events related to the labor movement. Learn about the history and future of New York’s labor buildings – including homes, factories, and public […]

Preservation Industries: Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Artisan Studios

 Join HDC for a special look at some of the local craftspeople who help preserve New York City’s historic buildings. We will visit these nodes of production, rarely seen by the general public, that create structural features and ornaments stylizing for New York’s historic architecture. Among the stops for this tour include stained glass artisans, […]

Preservation Industries: Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Artisan Studios

Preservation Industries: Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Artisan StudiosFriday, October 14, 2011, 3pm Join HDC for a special look at some of the local craftspeople who help preserve New York City’s historic buildings. We will visit these nodes of production, rarely seen by the general public, that create structural features and ornaments stylizing for New York’s historic […]

Isham Park Tour with Geologist: October 30th

  http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2011/10/30/delving-into-isham-parks-rocky-past-with-sidney-horenstein Isham Park Tour with Geologist Sid Horenstein Sunday October 30th 10 am- 12 noon Meet at the northeast corner of Seaman Avenue and Isham Street. Join Sidney Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus, American Museum of Natural History, as he leads his first geology, history and natural history walk through Isham Park.  Stroll through […]

LPC’s Architectural Salvage Warehouse to be Auctioned off in 30 Lots

From the Landmarks Preservation Commission: LPC started an architectural salvage program in 1980 to reuse discarded elements from privately and publicly owned buildings across the city. The salvaged items, including wrought iron fences, grilles, brackets, doors, banisters, windows and decorative elements, as well as more utilitarian items like sinks and bathtubs, were sold to the […]