Preservation School: Cultural Resource Surveys – June 5

  Monday, June 5, 2023 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Via Zoom Cultural resource surveys are fundamental to documenting, analyzing and ultimately defining the qualities and significance of a place, be it a park, neighborhood, or whole town. Sometimes they represent the first step in creating a preservation plan or historic district. At other times they […]

Preservation School – NYC Parks Department – June 21

Wednesday, June 21, 2023 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Via Zoom NYC Parks is steward to many of New York City’s culturally significant sites, including city landmarks, historic houses, public monuments and art, and parks of historic or cultural importance. In this class, led by Historic Preservation Officer Sybil Young and Senior Project Manager for […]

Six to Celebrate Crow Hill Walking Tour – May 27

May 27, 2023 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The neighborhood between Nostrand and Washington avenues, from Atlantic Avenue to Eastern Parkway is today known as “Crow Hill.” It’s an old name that has traveled from different locations and has had different origins over the centuries. It’s also unique — a mixture of residential housing, industrial, commercial, religious and civic buildings. The neighborhood […]

Announcing the launch of new digital content – April 19

April 19, 2023 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Via Zoom Please join the Historic Districts Council and Urban Archive as we celebrate the addition of HDC’s collection of over 200 Six to Celebrate neighborhood sites onto Urban Archive. In this one hour program you will receive a tutorial on how to use the Urban Archive platform. Urban […]

Preservation School: Public Design Commission – April 13

Thursday, April 13, 2023 Via Zoom 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. The Public Design Commission (PDC) has jurisdiction over permanent structures, landscape architecture, and art proposed on or over City-owned property. Their mission is to advocate for innovative, sustainable, and equitable design of public spaces and civic structures, with a goal of improving the public realm […]

2023 Six to Celebrate Launch Party – April 20

April 20th
Join HDC as we officially welcome the 2023 Six to Celebrate groups! Enjoy beer, wine, and light snacks while mingling with preservationists from across the city. Come hear more about the campaigns HDC will be undertaking in collaboration with this year’s recipients.