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 […]

Starting the New Year with a Crumble

From the City Room of the New York Times Smallpox Hospital on Roosevelt Island CrumblesBy David W. Dunlap The hauntingly abandoned, Gothically forbidding Smallpox Hospital on Roosevelt Island — perhaps New York City’s most romantic ruin — turned far less romantic and even more ruined last month when part of its crumbling gray stone facade […]

Tottenville Landmark Continues to Deteriorate

From the Staten Island Advance Tensions rise over landmarked home in TottenvilleNeighbor tells police and City Hall that owner of the decaying house threatened her familyThursday, March 29, 2007By KAREN O’SHEAADVANCE STAFF WRITERSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A battered landmark house in Tottenville is sparking anger and now fear, with some complaining that nothing has been […]