Historic Districts Without Terra-Cotta Street Signs: A Survey

The following correction appeared in today’s New York Times: “NEW YORK A picture on Tuesday with an article about neighborhoods’ long wait for historic district street signs was published in error. (It was also published in error on Sept. 30, 2007, with an article about a proposed historic-district designation for Fiske Terrace and Midwood Park.) The […]

Regarding the Proposed East Village Historic District

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Before Manhattan Community Board Three Regarding the Proposed Designation of the Lower East Side/East Village Historic District July 26, 2011 Good evening, I am Simeon Bankoff, executive director of the Historic Districts Council. HDC is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods. We work with community groups throughout […]

LPC Expands East Village Study Area

In May, the Landmarks Preservation Commission released a draft map of the proposed East Village Historic District. This proposal includes two separate sections: one is along Second Avenue from East 2nd Street up to Saint Marks Place and the other is the entire blockfront on the north side of East 10th Street between Avenues A […]