Art Deco/ WPA design in Isham and Inwood Hill Parks

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” […]

Isham Park Centennial Events

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 […]

Harlem’s Historic Mount Morris Park House Tour

Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association Presents Its 23rd Tour Highlighting One of the City’s Most Storied and Treasured Neighborhoods June 10, 2012, 11 AM – 4 PM History buffs, architecture enthusiasts and lovers of Harlem and its historical landscape will be treated to the 23rd annual Mount Morris Park House Tour, on June 10, […]

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 […]

Public forum for St. John the Divine

Title: Public forum for St. John the Divine Location: Bank Street College of Education 610 West 112th Street (Btwn B’Way & RSD) Description: The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine is planning to build 2 apartment towers on the northern section of the close, along 113th St between Amsterdam Ave and Morningside Drive. Please […]

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!  […]