Preservation Now!: Free February Talks and Panels

Historic Districts Council’s 19th Annual Preservation Conference: Preservation Now! Pre-Conference Panel Discussions: As part of Preservation Now!,HDC is pleased to present panel discussions on emerging topics in preservation. These programs are FREE but RSVP is required. Preservation and Technology Wednesday, February 20, 6:00pm – 8:00pm Advances in technology have changed the ways we can interpret […]

PRESERVATION NOW! 19th Annual Preservation Conference March 1-3, 2013

Preservation Now!  Today’s Victories, Losses and Ongoing Battles! For Details of the Event View the Brochure HERE. To Purchase Tickets, Please Scroll to the Bottom of the Page The 2013 Preservation Conference takes its inspiration from recent trends in preservation and the relationship between development and preservation in New York City. The keynote, panels and […]

HDC in New York Community Trust

  “Advisors to more than 1,200 funds in The Trust support a wide variety of nonprofits in the City and across the country. Most of their grants are for operating support, and many are to major New York organizations. This is good news for the City’s nonprofits, many of which are starved for unrestricted money to run […]

The Bowery: A History of Grit, Graft and Grandeur, Book Talk & Lecture – 3/31

Thursday March 31, 7:30pm BOOK PARTY / FORUM The Bowery: A History of Grit, Graft and Grandeur Eric Ferrara, Rob Hollander & David Mulkins Sliding scale: $6/$10/$15 Free for Brecht Forum Subscribers The Brecht Forum 451 West Street (West Side Highway) between Bank & Bethune Streets (212) 242-4201 http://brechtforum.org/civicrm/event/info?id=11879&reset=1 Neighborhood preservation, community preservation and cultural […]

First Houses – A Monument of the Past – A Model for the Future?

From the Neighborhood Preservation Center, info@neighborhoodpreservationcenter.org n We hope you can join us Thursday, December 6th for a lecture about the landmarked First Houses presented by real esate attorney Warren Shaw. This event is co-sponsored with The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. First Houses – A Monument of the Past – A Model for […]

Rally for Affordable Housing in the Village & St. Vincent's Community Meeting

From Rob Hollander, LES Residents for Responsible Developmenthttp://savethelowereastside.blogspot.com/ Friends and neighbors, Village Independent Democrats is holding a demonstration against St. Vincent’s Hospital’s plan to build a 500-unit luxury condo tower without any affordable housing: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6pm170 W 12th Street, corner 7th Ave.Bring signs demanding affordable housing. Following the demonstration, St. Vincent’s Hospital will […]

Fighting for Domino with Lights & Ideas

Domino fight lights up hoodBy Dana RubinsteinThe Brooklyn Paper A neighborhood activist who would like to derail plans for a $1.3-billion high-rise development at the old Domino Sugar site has erected a seven-story, red LED sign that screams, “SAVE DOMINO’.” The sign, an apparent riff on the iconic yellow “Domino Sugar” sign on the Williamsburg […]

Gentrification and Rezoning in Greenpoint & Williamsburg

From The New York Community Council217 N 7th StreetBrooklyn NY 11211(347)-200-2353 For More Information: Philip DePaolo, President pdepaolo@nyc.rr.com You are about to read a report that was done by the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy At Rutgers University. The Report was conducted at the request of The New York Community Council. The report […]

Political Aid from Across the Spectrum Aids Senior Housing Rehab at Seaview

Developers of Sea View senior housing clear hurdle Government, at first denying $3M in tax credits, decides to give breaks to buildersMonday, July 02, 2007By KAREN O’SHEAADVANCE STAFF WRITER STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A funding glitch that threatened to halt a senior housing project in Sea View was fixed last week, clearing the way for […]

One Paper, 3 articles on Landmarks

City taps Sunnyside GardensNew York Daily NewsBY DONALD BERTRAND The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously last week to designate the 16-block, 54-acre Sunnyside Gardens as a historic district. Housing vs. preservation for Domino Sugar plantNew York Daily NewsBY RACHEL MONAHAN A huge red sign on the Williamsburg waterfront reads “SAVE DOMINO” – and symbolizes […]