Six To Celebrate Tour: Tribeca-Pictures

Tribeca, Manhattan Matthew Postal, architectural historian led the Six to Celebrate walking tour of Tribeca on Saturday, September 28, 2013. Additional support for the Six to Celebrate Tours is provided by New York City Councilmembers Inez Dickens, Daniel Garodnick, Stephen Levin and Rosie Mendez.

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.

Harlem’s Historic Mount Morris Park House Tour

Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association Presents Its 23rd Tour Highlighting One of the City’s Most Storied and Treasured Neighborhoods June 10, 2012, 11 AM – 4 PM History buffs, architecture enthusiasts and lovers of Harlem and its historical landscape will be treated to the 23rd annual Mount Morris Park House Tour, on June 10, […]

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, […]

Morningside Heights, Manhattan

Situated between Riverside Park and Morningside Park, two scenic landmarks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, and developed mainly between 1900 and 1915, Morningside Heights is characterized by architecturally-unified apartment buildings and row houses juxtaposed with major institutional groupings.  The Morningside Heights Historic District Committee is working towards city designation of this elegant neighborhood developed mainly […]

Far Rockaway Beachside Bungalows, Queens

Once upon a summertime, Far Rockaway was the vacation spot for working-class New Yorkers.  Although recent decades have erased much of this history, just off the Boardwalk on Beach 24th, 25th, and 26th Streets rows of beach bungalows built between 1918 and 1921 still stand.  The Beachside Bungalow Preservation Association is seeking to preserve and […]

Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

Elegant rowhouses, Victorian-era mansions and pre-war apartment buildings combine with parks, vibrant commercial streets and impressive institutional buildings to make Bay Ridge a quintessential New York City neighborhood.  For more than 30 years, the Bay Ridge Conservancy has been working to preserve and enhance the built environment of this architecturally and ethnically diverse area.