Congratulations to HDC Board Member Jack Taylor on his Victorian Society NY Lifetime Achievement Award

Forwarded from Presenter Joyce Mendelsohn, past president of VSNY, longtime preservationist and HDC Friend Victorian Society NY Lifetime Achievement Award, June 11, 2014, to Jack Taylor   Preservation advocate Jack Taylor has been successful in helping to protect hundreds of Victorian-era buildings. With his keen eye and deep knowledge, relentless efforts and strategic skills, he […]

Birthplace of American Author to Get Commemorative Plaque

Wednesday, October 5, 11:30am 14 West 23rd Street Join HDC and the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center for a ceremony commemorating the life and work of Edith Wharton, author of “The House of Mirth” and “The Age of Innocence”.  Born in 1862 at 14 West 23rd Street in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District,  Wharton was a […]