Posts Tagged ‘demolition’

Saving Historic Park Avenue

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown

Park Avenue may be one of the most recognizable stretches of real estate in the world, and some Upper East Side residents are clamoring to keep it that way. With the recent purchase of two adjoining pre-Civil War properties by a developer and rumors of demolition circling, preservation advocates are reviving a campaign they’ve been [&hellip
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Push to Halt Columbia Demo Plan

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

The push to create a Morningside Heights historic district suffered a setback late last year, when the Department of Buildings granted Columbia University permits to demolish three century-old brownstones. By summer 2010, these buildings—Nos. 408, 410 and 412 W. 115th St., between Morningside Drive and Amsterdam Avenue—are expected to be gone. But a local group [&hellip
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