Historic Districts Council 20th Preservation Conference

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Historic Districts CouncilThe Historic Districts Council is kicking of the 20th Annual Preservation Conference on Friday, March 7, 2014 with the Design Awards Ceremony and Opening Reception. The inaugural HDC Design Awards will be presented by jury chair James Stewart Polshek, FAIA.

The ceremony will be followed by a reception where attendees can meet the awardees and view their projects. The following day, Saturday, March 8, 2014 will consists of two morning presentations and panels, one with the award winners themselves presenting their projects and the other featuring a discussion of “What is ‘Good’ Design?”.

More specific information on speakers and times is available below. Selected groups will present relevant projects and programs as part of HDC’s Annual Preservation Fair in the gallery adjoining the Conference auditorium throughout the morning.

Click here for more information about this event and to register.

The 20th Annual Preservation Conference is co-sponsored by HDC’s Neighborhood Partners, more than 500 community-based organizations across the city. Support is provided, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Additional support is provided by City Councilmembers Margaret Chin, Inez Dickens, Daniel Garodnick, Vincent Gentile, Sara Gonzalez, Stephen Levin, and Rosie Mendez.

Support for the HDC Design Awards is provided, in part, by The Architect’s Newspaper, Steelcase, Leo Blackman & Ken Monteiro, Francoise Bollack & Tom Killian, and Anna May & Tim Feige.

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