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FIPNA to participate in a roundtable discussion of Affordable Housing/Historic Preservation at HDC

FIPNA to participate in a roundtable discussion of Affordable Housing/Historic Preservation at HDC

The affordable housing crisis in New York has impacted the entire city. As activists concerned with maintaining and nourishing NYC’s diverse neighborhoods, we ask you to join us in taking back this important public conversation about affordable housing and neighborhood preservation from the real estate lobbyists. AFFORDABLE HOUSING / HISTORIC PRESERVATION: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION Tuesday, […]

The Fort Independence Cultural Resource Survey

Fort Independence History Report   The cultural resource survey commissioned in 2011.

Historic Districts Council Walking Tour a Big Success

Historic Districts Council Walking Tour a Big Success

Last Sunday, Historic Districts Council sponsored a walking tour of the new “Fort Independence Historic District” as part of its Six to Celebrate program, which celebrates NYC neighborhoods most in need of preservation.About 30 preservation enthusiasts from around the city (and the neigbhorhood) joined the two-hour tour, which was led by architecture historian Anthony Robins, […]

Historic Districts Council walking tour of Van Cortlandt Village, Sunday May 6

Historic Districts Council walking tour of Van Cortlandt Village, Sunday May 6

Six To Celebrate Walking/Bike Tours Posted by hdc on Monday, April 2, 2012 · Leave a Comment 2012 Neighborhood Walking and Bicycle Tours Meeting locations and directions for tours will be provided upon registration. Tours generally last two and half hours. Space is limited. Van Cortlandt Village Van Cortlandt Village Sunday, May 6, 2pm Van […]

Historic District Council names FIPNA area for preservation

Historic District Council names Port Morris Gantries and Van Cortlandt Village for preservation Powerful advocacy group recognizes two Bronx sites BY DANIEL BEEKMAN / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Published: Friday, January 13 2012 Two remarkable but unheralded Bronx sites could be remembered, restored and reborn thanks to recognition from a powerful advocacy group. The Historic District Council […]

Riverdale Press Point of View: A road to nowhere

December 29, 2011 | 1 comment POINT OF VIEW A road to nowhere By Kristin Hart Ladies and gentlemen of the Bronx, we’ve been had. When I moved with my family to Van Cortlandt Village years ago, innocent of local politics, one of the first things I did was look for the Croton Aqueduct Trail, the 1840s […]