HDC's New Maps!!

http://www.communitywalk.com/historic_districts_council/historic_districts_council/map/1007962 HDC’s new maps with our Six to Celebrate neighborhoods, Neighborhoods at risk, and recently designated districts. HDC is proud to work with so many diverse neighborhoods throughout New York City. View our website for information on these and other neighborhoods HDC is working with. http://hdc.org/  http://hdc.org/neighborhoodatrisk.htm

Remembering Spanish Camp

Community Panel Presentation-Spanish Camp: Place MattersNovember 29, 20077pm at Spiro Hall, Wagner College A panel discussion about preservation and the meaning of “cultural worth” using Spanish Camp as a model. Moderated by Mark Elliott, Ph.D, award winning Author and Professor of History.Featuring Steve Zeitlin, Ph.d folklorist, commentator NPR, and Director of CityloreJim O’Grady, curator, writer/Center […]

The Preservation League of Staten Island Turns 30!

You are cordially invited to the Preservation League of Staten Island’s 30th Anniversary CelebrationHonoring our founding members and past presidents: Barnett Shepard, founding presidentEloise BeilDianna GabayDonna HarrisKathy Kinneythe late Walter KlineRaymond PaviaMitchell GrublerLinda JonesChan Graham Friday, December 7, 20077:30 pm – 10:30 pmThe Staten Island Museum75 Stuyvesant PlaceStaten Island, New York$30 PLSI members$40 non-members Please […]

Two new landmarks for Staten Island

For Staten Island warehouse, mansion, landmark statusby Staten Island AdvanceTuesday October 30, 2007, 6:30 PM The city today landmarked a warehouse in Elm Park and a 19th century Todt Hill home, despite opposition from the owner of one of the properties, the former Standard Varnish Works. The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously to designate the […]

Find Out About The Ferry!

The Staten Island Museum presents: All Aboard: The History of the Staten Island Ferry Thursday, October 18, 2007, 7 pmat the Staten Island Museum75 Stuyvesant Place, Staten IslandFREE! In celebration of the reissue of New York Municipal Ferryboats, the informative and popular book by the late Vince Sweeney, with updates by Historian Barnett Shepherd, a […]

Historic House Tour of Westerleigh

Join the Preservation League of Staten Island on Sunday, October 14, 2007, from 12pm – 5pm for an Historic House Tour of WesterleighOnce called Prohibition Park, this community was known far and wide for its temperance activities, as well as its beautiful Victorian houses and bucolic qualities. Sign in for the tour begins at the […]

October History Programs at the Staten Island Museum

The Staten Island Museum announces: The new exhibition… This Was Our Paradise: Spanish Camp-1929 to Today October 12, 2007-January 13, 2008Opening reception: Friday, October 12th, 6pm-8pm. The story of a unique summer bungalow community as it flourished and met its end. Oral history, vintage photos, and a poignant photo essay by Michael Falco Lunch and […]

Bedell House for Sale By Owner

From the Staten Island Advance Controversial Bedell House up for sale; Asking price is $1.1Mby Staten Island AdvanceSunday September 23, 2007, 10:08 PM A Tottenville house that was nearly destroyed by its angry owner before being resuscitated through city landmarking is up for sale for $1.1 million. The landmark Bedell House on Amboy Road was […]

History Programs from the Staten Island Museum

The Staten Island Museum is pleased to announce an exciting array of unique history programs for October and November 2007. Please note program locations and registration information where necessary. For further information call Seth Wollney at 718.727.1135 ext. 105. **************************************************** A new exhibition!This Was Our Paradise: Spanish Camp-1929 to TodayOctober 12, 2007-January 13, 2008Opening reception: […]

Preservation & Economic Development on Staten Island: Don't Miss the Boat

PRESERVATION and ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTStaten Island, Don’t Miss the Boat!Jay DiLorenzo, President of the Preservation League of New York State, will speak at 7:30PM on Friday, September 7, 2007, at Christ Church, 76 Franklin Avenue, Staten Island. This discussion will present how other parts of New York State have effectively used preservation as a tool for […]