Learn how historic preservation creates jobs, drives tourism, and supports local economies across NYC. Preserving historic buildings and neighborhoods is good for New York City. Most New Yorkers believe this to be true in their hearts, but it is sometimes helpful to have the facts to back it up. In response, the Historic Districts Council created a series […]
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Six To Celebrate Brochures – We create an original neighborhood guidebook featuring the area’s history and key sites for each Six to Celebrate neighborhood annually. Visit our Six to Celebrate website to purchase the brochures and read about all our Six to Celebrate neighborhoods. Brochures can be purchased in bundles by year or borough, and several of […]
This publication provides information regarding the financial benefits of owning a landmark building. VIEW THE PDF
A guide book that lays out the steps you must complete in order to get a neighborhood legally designated a NYC Historic District.
This practical manual shows teachers how to use architecture and the history of communities as resources in the classroom to enhance the teaching of traditional disciplines. The sixteen chapters of lesson plans and activities are drawn directly from classrooms of teachers in Brooklyn, The Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens for grades kindergarten through 12. The appendix […]
A brochure with information about the libraries completed with money from Andrew Carnegie.