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AFTER LANDMARKING, A PLAN

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After intense, opposing lobbying from preservationists and the leader of West Park Presbyterian Church, the City Council officially designated the church a landmark May 12. Now, Rev. Robert Brashear and Council Member Gale Brewer are working to develop a proposal to raise enough cash to fix the crumbling exterior and allow church services to move [&hellip
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Church Member Arrested During Landmark Protest

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A member of West Park Presbyterian church’s governing board, Hugo Meneses, was arrested during an April 17 protest against efforts to landmark the West 86th Street building. The protest was just days before a City Council subcommittee held its first hearing on the landmark proposal, which has already gotten support from the city’s Landmarks Preservation [&hellip
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CHURCH MOVES CLOSER TO LANDMARK

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West Park Presbyterian Church is one step closer to achieving landmark status, but its reverend says the deteriorating building may be sold. The City Planning Commission voted unanimously March 9 to make the century-old church a landmark. The City Council will now hold a public hearing on the designation and will have a final vote [&hellip
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Church Moves Closer to Landmark Status, But Sale Looms

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West Park Presbyterian Church is one step closer to achieving landmark status, but its reverend says the deteriorating building may be sold. The City Planning Commission voted unanimously March 9 to landmark the century-old church, at 165 W. 86th St. and Amsterdam Avenue. The City Council will now hold a public hearing on the designation [&hellip
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Church Gets Landmark Status

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In a hard-fought victory for community preservationists, the city designated West Park Presbyterian Church a landmark Jan. 12. Rev. Robert Brashear, however, now faces complicated restrictions as he seeks ways to finance restoration of the aging building, at 165 W. 86th St. and Amsterdam Avenue. Preservations had long urged the city to protect the historic [&hellip
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Century-Old Church Gets Landmark Status

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In a hard-fought victory for community preservationists, the city designated West Park Presbyterian Church a landmark Jan. 12. Rev. Robert Brashear, however, now faces complicating restrictions as he seeks ways to finance restoration of the aging building, at 165 W. 86th St. and Amsterdam Avenue. Preservations had long urged the city to protect the historic [&hellip
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