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The Future of the Past: A Conversation with Prof. Steven Semes

First Church of Christ, Scientist 10 W. 68th Street, New York, NY, United States

Architectural theorist Steven Semes will discuss his book "The Future of the Past", with a focus on issues related to managing historic districts. Steven W. Semes is the Academic Director of the Rome Studies Program and Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame. A practicing architect for thirty years, he has designed a […]

Historic Preservation Trivia Night!

Historic Districts Council 232 East 11th Street, New York, NY, United States

NYC history and culture buffs get ready! Landmark West has teamed up with preservation groups across the city for a fun/free/fiendishly frenzied night of NYC history and preservation trivia! Bring you own team of 2-4 people or just come by and create a new team with other history buffs! Free, but please RSVP. RSVP

What are Special Districts? A Conversation with George Janes

Online via Zoom

In examining the proposed City of Yes zoning text amendments, the question has been raised about how City of Yes will impact the many Special Purpose Districts across the city. But what is a Special Purpose District and how do they help preserve unique community character? The City Planning Commission has been designating these districts […]