Copper Dome Proposed For St. John The Divine Heads To Landmarks For Approval

This week New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission will consider proposals to help preserve and rehabilitate the massive, vaulted dome ceiling of The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. Continue Reading →

Uptown Enclave Of Early 20th-Century Homes Is NYC’s Newest Historic District

Great article by NY Curbed writes that things are set to change in Inwood after the “last affordable neighborhood” in Manhattan was recently rezoned, but for what it’s worth, some things will remain the same. Continue Reading →

Public Hearing For Landmarks Preservation Commission’s Designation Of Park Terrace West

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Community Board #12, Manhattan is having a public hearing to Obtain public comment on the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s proposed designation of the Park Terrace West – West 217th Street Historic District located in Inwood. Continue Reading →

Central Harlem Historic District Gains Momentum

NY Curbed reports that a proposal to create a new historic district in Central Harlem is gaining steam; the City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission fielded public testimony on the proposed district at a meeting on Tuesday, and there was unanimous support for designation. Continue Reading →

LPC To Hear Testimony On The Proposed Central Harlem West 130 -132nd Street Historic District

On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will hold a public hearing on the proposed designation of the Coney Island (Riegelman) Boardwalk as a scenic landmark, and the proposed Central Harlem West 130-132nd Street Historic District. Continue Reading →

Buildings With Strong Community Ties Are Now NYC Landmarks In East Harlem

NY Curbed reports that three East Harlem buildings with strong neighborhood ties were swiftly landmarked on Tuesday morning. Continue Reading →

Advocates From Harlem To Hollis Call For New Chair Of NYC Landmarks Commission

New York History Blog reports that the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has proposed to overhaul its rules under the guise of “increasing transparency.” Continue Reading →