RALLY IN EAST RIVER PARK! – Nov 14 at 2 PM

Restore! Don’t Demolish The Park’s Historic Track House and Tennis Center Comfort Station New date due to rain: Sunday November 14 at 2:00 PM Where: East River Park, in front of (north side) of the Brian Watkins Tennis Center Comfort Station   East River’s Historic Track House and Tennis Center Comfort Station are in danger […]

Landmarks Lion 2021 – Pictures

Landmarks Lion Award Honoring Darren Walker Monday, November 29, 2021 Cipriani 25 Broadway, Manhattan 6:30 p.m. Honorary Chairs: Agnes Gund Kent Barwick Anne Van Ingen All photographs credit: Raymond Hamlin

A virtual conversation about Manida Street in The Bronx – Nov 15

Monday, November 15, 2021 5 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Via Zoom The Manida Street Historic District in the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx was designated in June of 2020. This was the result of a tireless campaign on the part of community leaders and elected officials passionate to preserve the area’s historic treasures. […]

2021 Landmarks Lion – Darren Walker November 29, 2021

n Monday, November 29, 2021, the Historic Districts Council will honor Darren Walker with the 2021 Landmarks Lion Award. Each year, the Historic Districts Council honors a special New Yorker who has advocated to preserve the city’s historic buildings and neighborhoods. Landmarks Lion Award Honoring Darren Walker Monday, November 29, 2021 Cipriani 25 Broadway, Manhattan 6:30 […]

STC Prospect Heights and Grand Army Plaza Walking Tour – Nov. 6

From Howling Wilderness to Historic District: Prospect Heights and Grand Army Plaza NEW DATE Saturday, NOVEMBER 6, 2021 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This is an in-person walking tour The New York Times once described the area of Brooklyn now known as Prospect Heights as a “howling wilderness.” On this tour of Prospect Heights and […]

A virtual conversation about the Fieldston Historic District in The Bronx – October 26

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 5 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Via Zoom Fieldston was designated a historic district in 2006 and has about 257 houses and buildings in a roughly 140-acre district. It has  a profusion of picturesque revival architectural styles, including the Medieval, English Tudor, Mediterranean, Dutch and Georgian Colonial. The Fieldston Historic District is […]

Six to Celebrate Far Rockaway Virtual Tour – October 20

October 20, 2021 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Via Zoom Far Rockaway! The Canarsie Indians’ name for the place has stuck. “Rekowacky” meant “place of our people.” No border between New York City and any surrounding community could be starker: this is where the suburban ritziness of Nassau County’s Five Towns meets the inner-city grittiness of […]

On and off Atlantic Avenue before the Antic

  Sunday, September 26, 2021 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This is an in-person walking tour The Atlantic Antic, one of New York largest street fairs, returns on Oct. 3rd. Hear about the diverse commercial, social, civic and architectural merits of this great old Brooklyn thoroughfare. From Atlantic Center to Court Street, Atlantic Avenue is […]

Six to Celebrate walking tour of Parkchester – October 16, 2021

Saturday, October 16, 2021 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. This is an in-person walking tour  HDC tours are rain or shine.   Parkchester is the earliest example of the tower-in- the-park development in both New York City and the United States. The complex was also the first major housing development undertaken by the Metropolitan Life Insurance […]