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A list of HDC’s upcoming events as well as our annual programs, and breaking preservation news.   Events: Preservation School–Working With Elected Officials – December 7, 2015 HDC is always busy, view our Past Events page to see what other evens we’ve held. Programs: Preservation School-2015-2016 Landmarks Lion 2015- Pride of Lions  –2014 Preservation Conference: New Design + Old Places– […]

Murals of New York City: An Illustrated Book Talk

Join HDC for an Illustrated Book Talk Murals of New York City Thursday May 15, 2014 6:00 P.M. Collector’s Room in the Alexander Hamilton Custom House  ********* Suggested Donation $10 All attendees MUST RSVP prior to the talk. Space is very limited. Murals of New York, authored by Glenn Palmer-Smith and photographed by Joshua McHugh, […]

Life in Reel New York: An HDC Film Series

LIFE IN REEL NEW YORK: AN HDC FILM SERIES Join HDC and James Sanders for a unique look into the New York City of the movies. This three part series will include a lecture and short film and two feature length films curated by James Sanders, author of Celluloid Skyline. Focusing on the theme of […]

From Signs to Scenic Vistas: Aesthetic Regulation's Unfinished Agenda

Monday, November 4, 2013 The Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Avenue (at East 64th Street) New York City RSVP to info@nypap.org. 6:30-8:30 p.m.  In 1913, the first step was taken in New York City to advance the then radical concept that a city could regulate aesthetics on the grounds of “public beauty.” This notion took the form of a […]

Monday Morning Coffee Talk- Fall / Winter 2013

First Monday of Every Month 8:30 – 10:00 AM Neighborhood Preservation Center 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 As part of our Neighborhood Partners Program, HDC is pleased to announce the fall 2013 series of Monday Morning Coffee Talks.  This free monthly discussion series examines some of the most common questions asked by community […]

Monday Morning Coffee Talk- Fall / Winter 2013

First Monday of Every Month 8:30 – 10:00 AM Neighborhood Preservation Center 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 As part of our Neighborhood Partners Program, HDC is pleased to announce the fall 2013 series of Monday Morning Coffee Talks.  This free monthly discussion series examines some of the most common questions asked by community […]

The Battle of Brooklyn Scavenger Hunt

Join HDC in a fun day commemorating  Battle of Long Island aka The Battle of Brooklyn Saturday October 26, 2013 Registration open from 11:30 am – 1pm Western Entrance of Green-Wood Cemetery 35th Street and Fourth Avenue One of the first battles of the American Revolution, the Battle of Brooklyn (a.k.a. the Battle of Long Island) took […]

A Walking Tour of Historic Libraries in the Village—and One New One!

2014 Pre-Confernce Tour Friday, October 4, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon The 1960s renovation of the Jefferson Market Library in the West Village remains a milestone in adaptive reuse, but this tour will focus on new design in old buildings in the East Village.  We will start at a new branch in an old […]

West Village Historic Districts Walking Tour: The lesser-known Historic Districts of Greenwich Village

Charlton King and Vandam, Macdougal-Sullivan Gardens and Greenwich Village HD extension II September 10, 2013 Walking Tourat 5pm Houston Hall bar at 6pm You may think you know the West Village, but there’s  much more to Greenwich Village than meets the eye. The Greenwich Village Historic District is one of the oldest, largest and most well-known historic districts […]

Coffee Talk- Carolyn Grossman, September 9th

Monday, September 9, 2013 8:30 am The Department of City Planning’s mission is to promote strategic growth, transit-oriented development and sustainable communities, in part by initiating comprehensive, consensus-based planning and zoning changes for individual neighborhoods and business districts, as well as establishing policies and zoning regulations applicable citywide.  It supports the City Planning Commission and […]