Lecture: Restoring the Merchant's House Museum

  16 August 2011     Lecture: Restoring the Merchant’s House Museum         GVSHP is proud to be co-sponsoring a program with our friends at the Merchant’s House Museum! When: Tuesday, August 30- 6:30 P.M.  Where: Hudson Park Branch Library, 66 Leroy Street (off 7th Avenue South)  Cost: free; reservations required  RSVP: […]

Expanding the Stuyvesant Heights Historic District!

Expanding the Stuyvesant Heights Historic District! 18 years after its first hearing, the proposed Bedford-Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District had an overwhelmingly positive hearing on Tuesday August 2nd– in fact, no one had a negative word to say.  A packed room of supporters included elected officials, preservation advocates and proud residents, and calls were made […]

Regarding the proposed Bedford-Stuyvesant /Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before the Landmarks Preservation Commission Regarding the proposed designation of the Bedford-Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District August 2, 2011 The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods and buildings. HDC is thrilled to have the opportunity to speak in support of the Bedford-Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant […]

Regarding the proposed Bedford-Stuyvesant /Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before the Landmarks Preservation Commission Regarding the proposed designation of the Bedford-Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District August 2, 2011 The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods and buildings. HDC is thrilled to have the opportunity to speak in support of the Bedford-Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant […]

Fitch Mid-Career Grants for Preservation Professionals

Contact: Liz McEnaney, Executive Director info@fitchfoundation.org  The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation will award Fitch Mid-Career research grants of up to $15,000 to mid-career professionals who have an academic background, professional experience and an established identity in one or more of the following fields: historic preservation, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, environmental planning, architectural history […]

The Forest Hills Tennis Stadium

The Forest Hills Tennis Stadium is an American and International icon, situated in the earliest planned garden community countrywide, the Forest Hills Gardens. The Stadium embodies firsts in tennis, music, architectural, and social history, and was referred to as the “World Capital of Tennis.” Designed by award-winning public building architect Kenneth M. Murchison, and built […]

Forgotten New York Tours Maspeth!

On Sunday, July 31st, NHS Vice President Kevin Walsh will lead a walking tour of Maspeth.  Tour is starting early to beat the heat!  Meet Kevin at LIRR concourse at Woodside Station at 10:30am OR at Hamilton Place and Jay Avenue at 11am if you live in the area.  Tour route is here.  Cost is $20 […]

Forgotten New York Tours Maspeth!

On Sunday, July 31st, NHS Vice President Kevin Walsh will lead a walking tour of Maspeth.  Tour is starting early to beat the heat!  Meet Kevin at LIRR concourse at Woodside Station at 10:30am OR at Hamilton Place and Jay Avenue at 11am if you live in the area.  Tour route is here.  Cost is $20 […]