Pictures of Recent Historic Districts Council Events

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 Grassroots Preservation Awards and Preservation Party The 2014 Grassroots Preservation Awards and Preservation Party was held on Wednesday June 4, 2014 at Grace Church. The recipients were Michael Perlman Beaumont Apartment Tenants Friends of First Avenue Estate Coalition Lola Finkelstein and the Multi-Board […]

Six To Celebrate Tour- Forest Close, Queens-Pictures

Forest Close, Queens Saturday, June 7, 2014 (WALKING TOUR) Led by architectural historian Barry Lewis, this walking tour will cover some of the highlights of Forest Hills, one of the city’s most beautiful suburban-style communities developed in the early 20th century. Featured on the tour is Forest Close, a nook of 38 neo-Tudor houses surrounding a communal […]

Six To Celebrate Tours- Park Avenue, Manhattan-Pictures

Park Avenue, Manhattan Tuesday, June 17, 2014 (WALKING TOUR) After a years-long preservation campaign by a coalition of residents, activists and community groups, 2014 is Park Avenue’s year! In February, the Landmarks Preservation Commission held an important Historic District hearing to landmark Park Avenue’s unprotected blocks, and in April, the Commission voted to landmark the […]

Six To Celebrate Tours- Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn-Pictures

Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn Saturday, June 14, 2014(WALKING TOUR) A commercial thoroughfare for more than one hundred years, Atlantic Avenue is a diverse retail and dining destination connecting the historic neighborhoods of Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill. Join us as tour guide Joe Svehlak leads this walking tour between 4th Avenue and Hicks Street, discussing Atlantic Avenue’s […]

Congratulations to HDC Board Member Jack Taylor on his Victorian Society NY Lifetime Achievement Award

Forwarded from Presenter Joyce Mendelsohn, past president of VSNY, longtime preservationist and HDC Friend Victorian Society NY Lifetime Achievement Award, June 11, 2014, to Jack Taylor   Preservation advocate Jack Taylor has been successful in helping to protect hundreds of Victorian-era buildings. With his keen eye and deep knowledge, relentless efforts and strategic skills, he […]