Six To Celebrate 2012: Morningside Heights Photos

The turn out for last night’s event was great! The weather was perfect, Andrew Dolkart was an incredible tour-guide and our guests were enthusiastic.  Thank you to everyone who participated and we look forward to seeing you at upcoming HDC events.

Art Deco/ WPA design in Isham and Inwood Hill Parks

A slide lecture ending in a walking tour with Pat Courtney.  Take a look at the Art Deco/WPA era design and structures in both parks.  Learn of the designers discovered during the process of the study for potential historic districts in Inwood which was selected in 2011 as one of the inaugural “Six to Celebrate” […]

2012 Preservation Party and Grassroots Awards!

22nd Annual Preservation Party and 13th Annual Grassroots Awards!   The Historic Districts Council holds a yearly event to honor those who have been especially influential in the preservation world. The Grassroots Awards are given to those who have worked tirelessly for their neighborhoods; by gaining recognition and protection for New York’s historic buildings.       […]

Neighborhood Partners of the Historic districts council

Don’t see your group’s name here, but want to be a Partner? Contact HDC for more information on the program. Addisleigh Park Civic Organization Alice Austen House Museum All Faiths Restoration & Beautification Program American Planning Association, NY Metro Chapter Art Deco Society of New York Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation Auburndale Improvement Association Battery […]

Neighborhood Partners of the Historic districts council

Don’t see your group’s name here, but want to be a Partner? Contact HDC for more information on the program. Addisleigh Park Civic Organization Alice Austen House Museum All Faiths Restoration & Beautification Program American Planning Association, NY Metro Chapter Art Deco Society of New York Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation Auburndale Improvement Association Battery […]

Staten Island- St. Pauls Avenue Historic District

Long considered one of Staten Island’s most prestigious neighborhoods, this area consists mainly of wood-frame, freestanding houses. A small “Captains’ Row” of three mid-19th-century Italianate villas was later joined by picturesque homes in the Second Empire, Stick, Queen Anne, Shingle and Colonial Revival styles. Neo-Colonial and Arts and Crafts houses were built in the 20th […]

Port Morris Gantries, The Bronx

In the South Bronx neighborhood of Port Morris, a pair of ferry gantries deteriorating in an empty lot may seem an eyesore to some, but the Friends of Brook Park sees them as the centerpiece to an engaging public space. Taking inspiration from other New York City waterside parks, this new park will combine recreation, […]

Port Morris Gantries, The Bronx

In the South Bronx neighborhood of Port Morris, a pair of ferry gantries deteriorating in an empty lot may seem an eyesore to some, but the Friends of Brook Park sees them as the centerpiece to an engaging public space. Taking inspiration from other New York City waterside parks, this new park will combine recreation, […]