Watch our Video: The Case to Save McGiffert Hall

MHHDC presented this compelling argument for the preservation of McGiffert Hall in Morningside Heights on November 18. You can watch the video here, presented by architectural historian Gregory Dietrich. This is a major focus of effort for our organization, given the strong indications that this historic is under threat. You can learn more about our … More Watch our Video: The Case to Save McGiffert Hall

11/18 at 5:30: Join us for a Zoom Presentation – The Case for McGiffert Hall

Please join us on Wednesday, 11/18 at 5:30pm for an insightful online presentation on the history, current disposition, and potential threats to McGiffert Hall in Morningside Heights. Registration is required here. Architectural Historian Gregory Dietrich will make the case for expanding our awareness and support for this wonderful building. (It may be in danger due … More 11/18 at 5:30: Join us for a Zoom Presentation – The Case for McGiffert Hall

Please support our efforts to preserve our history

The Morningside Heights Historic District Committee is singularly focused on preserving what matters in our great neighborhood. The overwhelming majority of our work is conducted by volunteers — neighbors who care about the history of our neighborhood and understand it must be fought for on a daily basis. As a registered 501(c)(3) organization, MHHDC has … More Please support our efforts to preserve our history

Webinar Video: Notable Residents of Morningside Heights in History, Jim Mackin

We held our inaugural webinar on June 24th! We want to thank Jim Mackin for enlightening us on just some of the many notable residents of our community over the past decades and centuries. Jim’s upcoming book, “Notable New Yorkers of Manhattan’s Upper West Side,” will be available in November, published by Fordham University Press … More Webinar Video: Notable Residents of Morningside Heights in History, Jim Mackin

Webinar on Notable Residents of Morningside Heights in History: June 24th, 5pm

MHHDC is excited to announce an online presentation by Jim Mackin of the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, June 24, 5pm. Jim will draw from his upcoming book, describing the historical context and diverse residents of Morningside Heights. Please join us for an enlightening conversation on the forces and … More Webinar on Notable Residents of Morningside Heights in History: June 24th, 5pm

Hello, Morningside!

The Morningside Heights Historic District Committee trusts you are doing well and keeping safe and healthy in this strange new era. We are ramping up our outreach and will soon be announcing a webinar on local history. Details forthcoming but this is sure to be a fun and educational experience. We hope you can join … More Hello, Morningside!