Title: Coffee Talk: Understanding NYC’s Home Improvement Business Law Location: Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, Between Second and Third Avenues, Manhattan Date: October 1 Time: 8:30 am-10:00 am Description: As many homeowners know, undertaking restoration or repair work can present a myriad of challenges that go beyond the work itself. The Department of Consumer […]
The Historic Districts Council Presents Secret Lives Tour: One Wall Street The Bank of New York Mellon – Financial District Manhattan September 19th, 2012 5pm SOLD OUT!!!! A series of tours highlighting some of the most original and rarely-seen spaces in New York. The Hidden Gems Tours take attendees inside some of the most unique […]
The event on Saturday was a success. The weather was lovely, the neighborhood was welcoming, the residents were gracious and the tour was informative, fun and personal. Thank you to everyone who joined and participated in the event. A special thank you to Richard George and Carolyn Greene.
Those were the days… Because the demand for the Far Rockaway Beachside Bungalows walking tour was beyond what we had expected, HDC has decided to add ANOTHER BUNGALOWS OF ROCKAWAY EVENT in August! The walking tour is scheduled for August 25th at 10:30am. We will cover the same grounds as the event planned for Saturday, […]
On Tuesday, July 17, 2012 the Historic Districts Council and the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center will unveil new cultural medallions to two pioneers in the fields of literature and music. First at 11:00am, in collaboration with the Fort Greene Association, author Richard Wright will be celebrated with a medallion unveiling at 175 Carlton Avenue in […]
A slide lecture ending in a walking tour with Pat Courtney. Take a look at the Art Deco/WPA era design and structures in both parks. Learn of the designers discovered during the process of the study for potential historic districts in Inwood which was selected in 2011 as one of the inaugural “Six to Celebrate” […]
“Green and Sustainable Architecture for Historic and Landmarked Buildings” -Wednesday, June 20, 2012- 8:30am-1:00pm It is a common misconception in the building arts that preservation and sustainability are at odds; to the extent that articles such as “Historic Preservation and Green Architecture: Friend or Foes?” have become almost regular features in many preservation periodicals. Here […]
Calendar of Isham Park Centennial lectures/walking tours for June 2012 Art Stroll: Saturday June 2nd: 10:00am, meet at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum at the corner of Broadway at 204th Street Preservation and losses: Historic Inwood residences along Broadway Susan de Vries, Director of DFM will discuss its preservation history; then Pat Courtney, from Volunteers for Isham […]