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WEBINAR: Historic Richmond Hill, a 3 part series – Houses Richmond Hill – Session III
Wed April 13, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom registration required
Presented by William Gati, AIA, Chair of the Historical Architecture Committee for AIA Queens. Mr. Gati is a NY architect and tour guide.
Registration required. These sessions will be offered on zoom mode (not webinar) to provide the opportunity for discussion.
Richmond Hill North is a small community in Queens made up of Victorian houses. It was conceived during the Gilded Age in the late 1800’s and developed in the early 1900’s. The architecture is quite similar to the styles found in RI. This presentation takes you through the Downtown, houses, and churches of Richmond Hill. This is a three-part series, sessions can be attended individually.
- Explain how Richmond Hill was planned, designed, and developed as it pertains to its historic houses
- Discuss the role of zoning ordinances and historical designations that help preserve historic homes
- View examples of historic houses in the area and how they were created to improve the quality of residents’ health, safety, and welfare
- Discuss the role of local historians to the preservation of historic houses in Richmond Hill, and the relevance to gaining NYS and Federal Historic District status in North Richmond Hill