Coffee Talk- Spring 2013

  April 1st  8:30 – 10:00 AM Neighborhood Preservation Center 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission recently launched its Permit Application Guide to help property owners file effective and thorough permit applications on landmark properties.  The guide lists materials to be submitted, describes the criteria a project must meet to qualify for […]

Proposed East Midtown Rezoning: Gallery of Potential Individual Landmarks

To read more about the rezoning click here HDC Identifies Buildings of Interest in the East Midtown Rezoning Area. View a pdf of the map: East Midtown Rezoning Map with Historic Resources They have been separated into five different building types: Residential: Hotels: Institutional: Pre-War Commercial/Office Buildings Post-War Commercial/Office Building Additional Buildings of Concern: The […]

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 […]

Report from the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s Designation Hearing for the proposed Harrison Street and Bedford Historic Districts

Two long-sought-after historic districts finally got public hearings at the Landmarks Preservation Commission yesterday.   The two districts, both of which community members have been advocating for years for consideration, were originally scheduled for an October hearing at LPC, but that meeting was cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy.   Since 1976, the Mud Lane Society for […]

Report from the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s Designation Hearing for the proposed Harrison Street and Bedford Historic Districts

Two long-sought-after historic districts finally got public hearings at the Landmarks Preservation Commission yesterday.   The two districts, both of which community members have been advocating for years for consideration, were originally scheduled for an October hearing at LPC, but that meeting was cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy.   Since 1976, the Mud Lane Society for […]

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 […]

Holiday Book Party and Fundraiser: South Street Seaport

Thank you to everyone who attended our holiday party and fundraiser at Bowne & Co. Stationers on December 5, 2012. HDC had a wonderful time seeing everyone and we could not have held the event in a better space. The Bowne & Co. building is beautiful and we hope that you will continue to show […]

Fall Film Series 2012: Utopia

“Across New York” Film Screenings and Discussions A film series that highlights stories from across the five boroughs on how our city came to be and the people who helped shape it. All screenings will be held at the Tribeca Film Center located at 375 Greenwich Street. Third Screening of the “Across New York” series:  AT HOME IN […]

Fall Film Series 2012: Utopia

“Across New York” Film Screenings and Discussions A film series that highlights stories from across the five boroughs on how our city came to be and the people who helped shape it. All screenings will be held at the Tribeca Film Center located at 375 Greenwich Street. Third Screening of the “Across New York” series:  AT HOME IN […]

Preservation Trivia Night

 Preservation Trivia Night Location: Common Ground, 206 Avenue A (b/w East 12th and 13th Streets Thursday, August 30th, 7PM* to 9PM FREE but space is limited; RSVP is now closed the event is full     Join HDC, LANDMARK WEST! and theFriends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts, as we host an evening to […]