The Shop Around the Corner: Celebrating New York’s Immigrant Businesses

Saturday, May 11, 2019 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street The Shop Around the Corner: Celebrating New York’s Immigrant Businesses is a symposium discussing the different aspects of running a small business in an immigrant community. Throughout the day we will hear from Karla and James Murray  authors of […]

2019 Conference Tours

Gowanus  Sunday, March 24, 2019 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. This tour of Gowanus, a long-neglected waterway and community facing both revival and new challenges, will focus on priority buildings and small districts that preservationists and residents have been pushing for landmark designation. Tour-goers will learn about the proposed Gowanus rezoning, the Gowanus Superfund CAG […]

Strangers in the West Book Signing

May 1, 2019 Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, NY,NY 10003 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Strangers in the West is the never-before-told story of the Arab immigrants who settled in New York City, beginning in 1880. They came primarily from what was then known as “Greater Syria,” and settled in tenements on the lower […]

Borough Committees

Join our Borough Committees! These groups serve as networks to exchange information about local issues and spread the word about community campaigns. They are a forum for discussion of both specific and broad issues confronting New Yorkers who care about preserving their community’s physical character and are seeking to raise awareness about their issues with […]

2019 Grassroots Preservation Awards

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Saint Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery, 131 East 10th Street The Coalition to Save the former Hans S. Christian Memorial Kindergarten: Carroll Gardens neighbors who organized their community to save Brooklyn’s first purpose-built kindergarten Elmhurst History and Cemeteries Preservation Society: a Queens community group dedicated to the preservation of Elmhurst, including […]

Continuing Education- The Shore Thing-3.19.2019

Join the Historic Districts Council for an encore of our most popular continuing education program The Shore Thing: A Practical Seminar on Shoring Methods and Case Studies for Historic Buildings Tuesday, March 19, 2019 9:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 As a building ages, its structural […]

2019 Six to Celebrate Party

February 13, 2019 Gossip Bar and Restaurant, 733 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019 6 – 8 p.m. Join HDC and our previous Six to Celebrate groups in Hell’s Kitchen at Gossip as we welcome and celebrate the new 2019 Six to Celebrate groups!   Bedford Park, the Bronx Bedford Park is an elegant and diverse residential community […]

Landmarks Lion Award

The Historic Districts Council holds a yearly fundraising event to honor those who have been especially influential in the preservation world. The Landmarks Lion Award is a prestigious representation of the work done by the recipients. HDC began the award ceremony in 1990 and has continued since in an effort to thank and provide awareness […]