Six to Celebrate tour of The Bowery

Six to Celebrate tour of The Bowery  On September 17th we will tour The Bowery, one of Manhattan’s oldest thoroughfares, stretching from Cooper Square to Chatham Square. The area has a fascinatingly rich history, ranging from a fashionable shopping and residential neighborhood at the end of the 18th century, to a bustling center of dry […]

2011 Landmarks Lion Award

Historic Districts Council Honors Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel as Landmarks Lion Wednesday, October 26, 2011 The Historic Districts Council, a citywide organization dedicated to preserving New York’s historic neighborhoods, will present its Annual Landmarks Lion Award to Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel.  Dr. Diamonstein-Spielvogel is a longtime preservation leader and champion of the arts, serving as the first Director of […]

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL June 2011, Volume 8, Number 1   ~Special Program~ Greenwich Village: Past, Present, and Future Wednesday, June 8, 6:30 pm Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue The Village has been transformed over the centuries from farmland to row houses to tenements to luxury condominiums. How does […]

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL May 2011, Volume 8, Number 2   ~ Monday Morning Coffee Talk~   Preserving Cultural and Historic Landscapes of New York City Parks Monday, June 6 at 8:30am   Joseph Disponzio will discuss how NYC Department of Parks and Recreation is approaching the preservation of the cultural and historic […]

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL // April 2010, Volume 7, Number 4.3

Landmarks @ 45: Learn About Preservation History & Contribute Your Story   In celebration of the forty-fifth anniversary of the New York City Landmarks Law, the New York Preservation Archive Project is launching a new website, landmarks45.org, to encourage recognition of this event and chronicle the past five decades of preservation history. This project is […]

EVENT: Does Place Matter on the Lower East Side?

June 15, 6:30 Gotham Center for NYC History 365 Fifth Avenue @34th St– Auditorium Free but reservations required at 212 817- 8215 Always in a class by itself, today’s Lower East Side is beginning to look just like any other place, on the surface at least. Join four scholars of the Lower East Side as […]