Bill Perkins's posts related to Historical Preservation

Protecting Harlem's African Burial Grounds

On March 19, 2010 Senator Bill Perkins & Senator Jose Serrano, Jr. held a NY Senate Public Hearing entitled Protecting Harlem's African Burial Grounds.

Senator Perkins Receives Historic District Council's Friends in High Places Award

(left to right: Senator Perkins, HDC President Leo Blackma, Landmark West Executive Director Kate Wood)

Senator Bill Perkins was presented with the Historic District Council's Friends in High Places Award Thursday evening May 12th. Taking place in the lovely flower-filled garden of the Church of the Pilgrims in Brooklyn Heights, the moving ceremony was only marred by particularly cool weather. However, the kind remarks made by HDC board member Kate Wood, who directs Landmark West, one of the most active preservation groups in Senator Perkins' district, could not have been warmer (remarks seen below).