Historic Districts Council 2013 Grassroots Preservation Awards and Annual Preservation Party

Each year, the Historic Districts Council honors activists and groups  who have campaigned for community preservation in New York City. The Grassroots Preservation Awards are given to those who have worked tirelessly for their neighborhoods and communities, and have strove to better our city  through their efforts. This Year’s Award winners are a broad group […]

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 […]

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, […]

Annual Grassroots Awards and Preservation Party-2011

Grassroots Preservation Awards-2011 Join the Historic Districts Council for the Annual Preservation Party and 12th Annual Grassroots Awards – Thursday, May 12, 2011, 6:00pm GRASSROOTS PRESERVATION AWARDS Cedar Grove Beach Club Central Queens Historical Association Mary Kay Gallagher Prospect Cemetery Association FRIEND IN HIGH PLACES AWARD State Senator Bill Perkins, 30th District FRIEND FROM THE MEDIA AWARD […]