50th Anniversary Lecture Series

Via Zoom 6-8 p.m. This series is Co-sponsored by the New York Preservation Archive Project Genesis: How HDC came to be and why we needed to exist Thursday, February 20, 2020 Join us for a special panel discussion of longtime preservation professionals as they talk about the early days of the Landmarks Preservation Commission when […]

Preservation School- Spring 2020

The Historic Districts Council is pleased to present a series of classes that will illuminate the process of proposing a historic district on either the state or local level. This series is ideally suited to civic organizations, community board members, grassroots preservationists and anyone interested in how to preserve neighborhood character. In addition to the […]

2020 Grassroots Preservation Awards and Preservation Party

POSTPONED 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Saint Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery, 131 East 10th Street Grassroots Preservation Awards Dorrance Brooks Property Owners and Residents Association St. Marks Independent Block Association NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project   Friend from the Media Nathan Kensinger     Friend in High Places (honoring preservation supporters in elected office) Council Member Justin […]

2020 Preservation Conference Tours

All tours are postponed until further notice Newly Designated Landmarks of Gowanus  April 19, 2020 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Join us for a walking tour of newly-designated individual landmarks in the long-spurned but burgeoning neighborhood around Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal.  Brad Vogel, Gowanus resident and co-founder of the Gowanus Landmarking Coalition, will explain what was designated […]

Facade Inspection Safety Program (FISP) Cycle 9

Continuing Education: FISP Cycle 9 Historic District Council, 232 East 11th Street, NY NY 10003 POSTPONED 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 2 LU/HSW Credits Long-anticipated changes to the City’s Facade Inspection Safety Program (FISP) have been issued for Cycle 9, which opens in February 2020. The Facade Inspection Safety Program (FISP) – previously known as […]

Bricks and Brownstone: The New York Row House

A book talk with Bricks and Brownstone author Patrick Ciccone POSTPONED Historic Districts Council, 232 East 11th Street, NY NY 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. The much-awaited reissue and reexpression of the classic New York row-house book Bricks and Brownstone, with all-new and updated text, new color photography, and luxury slipcase. Boasting more than 250 color […]

26th Annual Preservation Conference

HDC Preservation Conference: Open to the Public Saturday, March 7, 2020 John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 W 59th St, New York, NY 10019 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.   Keynote Speaker: Landmarks Preservation Commission Chair, Sarah Carroll This year’s Preservation Conference will feature participant-driven content and programmed panels. Have an idea for a […]

HDC’s 50th Birthday!!! / 2020 STC Launch Party

January 15, 2020 National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. HDC is turning 50! We are launching a year-long celebration on January 15th at the National Arts Club. In addition to celebrating our birthday we will be announcing the 2020 Six to Celebrate (STC) groups. While sipping cocktails and enjoying the […]

2019 Landmarks Lion Award – Anne Van Ingen

Anne Van Ingen University Club, 1 West 54th Street New York, NY December 10, 2019 6:30 PM This year’s Landmarks Lion Award recipient is Anne Van Ingen. Ms. Van Ingen has been an integral part of New York State’s preservation community for over 30 years. She served as the New York State Council on the […]