NY Curbed reports that the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission moved swiftly on Tuesday to calendar a group of historic structures, and one proposed historic district, allowing for their designation by the Commission in the future.
Landmark East Harlem (LEH) was formed to give the community of East Harlem an ongoing voice in how our neighborhood is developed and to support development that preserves the unique cultural and historical significance of the neighborhood.
Washington Heights residents are still scrambling to save a strip of row houses along 158th Street from the threat of impending construction, the New York Times reports.
After sitting in a backlog of applications for decades, Harlem’s historic YMCA building is a step closer to becoming a New York City landmark.
Morningside Heights preservationists celebrated long-fought victories Tuesday as the city landmarks commission voted unanimously to create a Morningside Heights Historic District and to designate the grounds of Cathedral of St. John the Divine an individual landmark.
The moment many Morningside Heights preservationists have been fighting for has finally arrived.
The city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) granted landmarks designation Tuesday to the Harlem YMCA.
East Harlem may now be known as “El Barrio,” but at one point in time it was home to a thriving Italian-American community.
New York Yimby reported that the Skateboarders in Upper Manhattan are in for a new experience. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation gave its blessing to a proposal to upgrade the 20-year-old skate park in Riverside Park.
On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016, the Landmarks Preservation Commission took another step towards clearing its formerly 95-item backlog of sites calendared pre-2010.
For a long time, with the proliferation of cell phones, the payphone has been mostly just a historical curiosity. For years now, they have actually been disappearing from New York City streets.
If you’ve been reading YIMBY regularly for the past month or so, you’ve read about the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s backlog of 95 items calendared prior to 2010.
Prohibition nearly killed it, but time could destroy it. That’s the situation for the last remaining brewing complex in Manhattan. The former D.G. Yuengling Brewery Co. complex in Harlem is under consideration for landmark designation and a public hearing was held last Thursday.
We have to have more historic landmarks in Harlem. That’s why the NYC Landmarks Law that establishes a system for the designation, protection, and preservation of the city’s most important architectural and historic properties in crucial.
The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) announced today that, following a nationwide search, its Board of Directors has named Hunter College President Emerita Jennifer J. Raab as its next President and Chief Executive Officer, effective this month.