FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION: THE DOMINO EFFECT

THE DOMINO EFFECT with the documentarian of the film: Megan Sperry Monday, April 29th 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, New York, NY 10003. You must RSVP to attend. Please contact ashedd@hdc.org or 212.614.9107. The Community Preservation Corporation’s “New Domino” project—the redevelopment of the Domino Sugar Factory on the East River into a complex of 2,200 […]

HDC's Statement on the NYPL's Central Library Plan

NYPL’s Central Library Plan The New York Public Library is an institution that embodies the altruistic principle that education is the great societal elevator. It was founded in the belief that everyone should have access to the resources necessary for self-improvement. Unfortunately, with the NYPL’s pursuit of the Central Library Plan, it appears that mission […]

Nuts and Bolts! Four Centuries of Technical Preservation Issues in New York City Buildings

HDC Continuing Education Series: Nuts and Bolts! Four Centuries of Technical Preservation Issues in New York City Buildings 17th – 21st Century Case Studies This course will examine restoration projects on buildings ranging from the 17th to the 20th century, looking at specific structures to represent the construction methods of each particular period. Presenters, including two […]

Historic Districts Council 2013 Grassroots Preservation Awards and Annual Preservation Party

Each year, the Historic Districts Council honors activists and groups  who have campaigned for community preservation in New York City. The Grassroots Preservation Awards are given to those who have worked tirelessly for their neighborhoods and communities, and have strove to better our city  through their efforts. This Year’s Award winners are a broad group […]

Secret Lives Tour: The Art and Murals of Hildreth Meière

Date: CANCELED     Join the Historic Districts council for a very special Secret Lives Tour: The Art Deco Murals of Hildreth Meière. Hildreth Meière (1892-1961) was a renowned Art Deco muralist, whose numerous gfd commissions grace government and commercial buildings and houses of worship across the country. Her work can be seen all over New […]

Coffee Talk- Spring 2013

  April 1st  8:30 – 10:00 AM Neighborhood Preservation Center 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission recently launched its Permit Application Guide to help property owners file effective and thorough permit applications on landmark properties.  The guide lists materials to be submitted, describes the criteria a project must meet to qualify for […]