Events

50th Anniversary Lecture Series

General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen,

20 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

6-8 p.m.


Genesis: How HDC came to be and why we needed to exist

Thursday, February 20

Former Landmarks Preservation Commissioner and Municipal Art Society staff person Frank Sanchis and former Municipal Art Society staff person Laurie Beckelman will discuss the origin of the Historic Districts Council.


In the Thick: Our best war stories, how certain districts/landmarks came to be

Thursday, May 28

Jeff Kroessler, Ethel Tyus and Lynn Massimo will discuss how HDC helped them gain Landmark status for their neighborhoods.

Co-sponsored by: The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York


What We Learned: Takeaways from 50 years of advocacy

Thursday, September 24

Help preserve New York’s architectural history with a contribution to HDC

$10 $25 $50 Other >