PRESERVATION NOW! Keynote Presentation by Dr. Clement Alexander Price

 HDC Annual Preservation Conference March 1-3, 2013 “PRESERVATION NOW! TODAY’S VICTORIES, LOSSES AND ONGOING BATTLES!” “Might This Be the Best of Times?: A Consideration on the Future of Historic Preservation” Friday, March 1, 6:00pm – 9:00pm Fashion Institute of Technology, Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, West 27th Street and Seventh Avenue, Manhattan Keynote Presentation by Dr. Clement […]

Landmarks Designates Five Firehouses and Considers Lower East Side Nursing Home

The Bialystoker Home had an excellent designation public hearing on Tuesday.  Although the building ceased operation as a nursing home last year and is currently up for sale, the owners stated that they were not opposed to landmarking.  Nearly twenty other speakers, including CM Margaret Chin, Community Board 3, Friends of the Bialystoker, and HDC, […]

BSA Rejects Owner’s Appeal to Legalize Fifth Story on Underground Railroad House Requires LPC to Review Permits; Lawsuit Threatened

On Tuesday, the Board of Standards and Appeals unanimously voted that the Hopper Gibbons house must fall under the jurisdiction of the Landmarks Preservation Commission and that the owner would have to get approval from them to keep their addition before re-applying for a waiver to the Multiple Dwelling Law allowing such an expansion.  However, […]

Passive House, Row House, Geothermal, Oh MY!

Join HDC for: Passive House, Row House, Geothermal, Oh MY! as part of our Continuing Education Series Wednesday, March 13, 2013 9am-1:30 pm The Neighborhood Preservation Center 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 Fee: Public – $125 / Friends – $100 Includes continental breakfast *Through this program you are eligible for 4 AIA Approved […]