HDC’s 25th Annual Preservation Conference


Saturday, March 2, 2019
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
New York Law School
185 West Broadway
New York, NY

Join the Historic Districts Council for Open to the Public: A Participant-Driven Preservation Conference!

This day-long conference will dive into a range of topics and of-the-moment campaigns to preserve communities and sites throughout the city, with sessions led by the participants themselves, as well as two planned panels, on engaging people with new sites in old ways, and positive and negative rezoning experiences.

Keynote Speech: Councilmember Ben Kallos 

Panel Discussions

Old Places, New Faces: Innovative Means of Engaging the Public with Historic Sites

Zoning, for Better or for Worse: How Rezonings have Negatively and Positively Affected Communities

  • Andrew Berman, Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation – Moderator
  • Wayne Benjamin, Dormitory Authority of the State of New York
  • Chris Cirillo, Ascendant Neighborhood Development Corporation
  • Ethel Tyus, Crown Heights North Association

Thank you to our co-sponsors









Support is provided in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Additional support is provided by New York City Council Members Margaret Chin, Robert Holden, Corey Johnson, Ben Kallos, Stephen Levin, and Keith Powers.

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