The Historic House Trust of New York City

in partnership with NYC Parks, advocates for, promotes, and provides expertise to preserve 23 publicly owned historic sites located throughout the city’s five boroughs.


Events & Programming


June 2018 Edition
“June is the gateway to summer. – Jean Hersey

Summer evokes a time of whimsy, youth, relaxation, and above all fun. This summer, make your HHT house your summer house. 23 local destinations will pique your summer interest from adventure and relaxation to bingo nights and concerts on the lawn.
Outside of the HHT Happenings e-blasts, visit the NYC Parks’ My Summer House NYC
events page to discover your next adventure in the NYC through a unique and diverse path.
Share your experience with #MySummerHouseNYC on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram!


Membership Program


Be NYC curious with the Historic House Trust and discover unique and compelling stories throughout the 5 boroughs. By joining the HHT family, you will receive free unlimited access to the HHT sites (does not include house events) for an entire year. Get curious and become an HHT cardholder!


HHT Founders Award Dinner

Thank you for making the Historic House Trust’s 2018 Founders Award Dinner on Wednesday, June 13th an evening to remember.

This year’s gala honors noted interior designer Jamie Drake, whose many remarkable projects include

the restoration and refurbishment of Gracie Mansion, one of the 23 sites in the Historic House Trust’s collection.

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Photo Credits:
Image 1: Detail of Zuber’s “Les Jardins de Paris” wallpaper (ca. 1830) in Gracie Mansion’s dining room.
Image 2: HHT 2018 Founders Award with the honoree, Jamie Drake. Annie Watt (left) and Malcolm Pinckney/NYC Parks (right).

Press & Media:

Architectural Digest:
Jamie Drake Honored by Historic House Trust for His Work on Gracie Mansion