Fleetweek/Memorial Day/Cemetery Event

Friends of Abandoned Cemeteries Presents: Annual Neighborhood Remembrance Day Celebration Friday, May 25, 2012 – Noon Friends of Abandoned Cemeteries, established 1834 Forest Avenue @ Willowbrook Road Honoring the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812 A traditional changing of the flag ceremony with United States Navy/Marine Corp, S.I. Fleetweek, Markham Intermediate School #51 band […]

Secret Lives Tour 2012: Brooklyn Heights: High and Low

The Historic Districts Council Presents: Secret Lives Tour 2012 A series of tours highlighting some of the most original and rarely seen spaces in New York. The Secret Lives Tours take attendees inside unique and spectacular landmarked spaces in the city, both big and small, to learn about their history and preservation. Brooklyn Heights: High […]

Film Screening and Discussion: The Bungalows of Rockaway

Monday, June 11, 6:30pm Film Screening and Discussion: The Bungalows of Rockaway Far Rockaway Beachside Bungalows, Queens Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue at East 2nd Street, Manhattan After a sold-out screening of the film’s excerpts in 2008, HDC brings back the popular 2010 documentary film, “The Bungalows of Rockaway,” produced by Jennifer Callahan and […]

Come help clean up Newkirk Plaza!!

Friends of Newkirk Plaza present Greening the Plaza Day! Saturday May 5th, 2012 Raindate Sunday May 6th, 2012 9am-3pm On Newkirk Plaza Friends of Newkirk Plaza, with enormous support from Flatbush Development Corp., has raised money from many members of our community to fill the empty giant tree planters and hanging flower boxes on the newly […]

Isham Park Centennial-Planning and Gardening Event!

Six To Celebrat 2011- Inwood Join your friends for coffee and donuts in the park! SATURDAY MARCH 24, 2012  10:00 am to 1:00 pm EVERYONE WELCOME! KIDS! ADULTS! PETS! Come learn, strategize, plan and plant! In preparation for the celebration of the Isham Park Centennial this September, please come to a planning and gardening event!  […]

Battle for Bryant Park

A Post-Preservation Conference Program… The Battle of Bryant Park, 25 Years On:  A Discussion with Anthony Tung. Thursday, March 8, 6:00pm at theNeighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street. On January 8, 1987, The New York Times reported: “A four-year-old plan to build a restaurant behind the New York Public Library has been dealt a surprising setback, […]

Open Spaces, Open Voices

OPEN SPACES, OPEN VOICES WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25TH FROM 6:00 TO 8:00 PM JEFFERSON MARKET COURTHOUSE, NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BRANCH LOCATED AT 425 6TH AVENUE IN MANHATTAN   Grab the mike and tell HDC about the urban open spaces that matter to you! In order to best represent local communities citywide, we want to know […]


  Having trouble viewing this email? Click here     Watershed Relief Map Presentation Saturday December 10, Noon Queens Museum of Art Watershed Relief Map (DEP website) New York City hosted the 1939 World’s Fair in Flushing, Queens. To show off the city’s water system that tapped mountain springs as far as 100 miles away, the Cartographic […]

H20:Bronx River Bike Tour

   Bronx River Bike Tour     Sunday November 6, Noon  Bronx, NY Map of the Williamsbridge Reservoir 1893 (DavidRumsey.com) Did you know that New York City tapped the Bronx River to supply citizens with drinking water in 1889?   The population of NYC grew so fast after the Croton Aqueduct began delivering fresh reliable water […]