Annual Grassroots Awards and Preservation Party-2011

Grassroots Preservation Awards-2011 Join the Historic Districts Council for the Annual Preservation Party and 12th Annual Grassroots Awards – Thursday, May 12, 2011, 6:00pm GRASSROOTS PRESERVATION AWARDS Cedar Grove Beach Club Central Queens Historical Association Mary Kay Gallagher Prospect Cemetery Association FRIEND IN HIGH PLACES AWARD State Senator Bill Perkins, 30th District FRIEND FROM THE MEDIA AWARD […]

Neighborhood Partners of the Historic districts council

Don’t see your group’s name here, but want to be a Partner? Contact HDC for more information on the program. Addisleigh Park Civic Organization Alice Austen House Museum All Faiths Restoration & Beautification Program American Planning Association, NY Metro Chapter Art Deco Society of New York Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation Auburndale Improvement Association Battery […]

Coffee Talk-Public Plazas

Coffee Talk: Public Plazas: Monday, February 6, 2012, 8:30am Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, Manhattan   Free and Open to the Public. Registration required. Email [email protected] or call 212-614-9107 to reserve a space. Space is limited. Andy Wiley-Schwartz, assistant commissioner of the city Department of Transportation, will present new and affordable pedestrian spaces […]

Iconic photos of the Bowery Center of Photography: Weegee Exhibition For an intense decade between 1935 and 1946, Weegee (1899–1968) was one of the most relentlessly inventive figures in American photography. His graphically dramatic and often lurid photographs of New York crimes and news events set the standard for what has become known as tabloid journalism. Freelancing for a variety […]

The Bialystoker Home:Past, Present, Future Panel Discussion Sunday, February 5, 2012 1:15 – 3:30 pm Seward Park Cooperative Community Room 264 East Broadway (at Montgomery Street)  Free and Open to the Public                                                    […]

Staten Island- St. Pauls Avenue Historic District

Long considered one of Staten Island’s most prestigious neighborhoods, this area consists mainly of wood-frame, freestanding houses. A small “Captains’ Row” of three mid-19th-century Italianate villas was later joined by picturesque homes in the Second Empire, Stick, Queen Anne, Shingle and Colonial Revival styles. Neo-Colonial and Arts and Crafts houses were built in the 20th […]