Posts Tagged ‘Preservation’

East Village Landmarking Meeting Held at City Hall

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Preservationists listen in on the hearing. Photo by James Kelleher. Proposed preservation of the East Village meets a vocal audience The city’s preservationists came together in City Hall Tuesday when they made their voices heard at a Landmark Preservation Commission public hearing regarding proposed preservation designation for parts of the East Village. The proposal includes many historical, albeit dated, buildings like the Congregation Meseritz Synagogue [&hellip
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MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS HISTORIC DISTRICT PROGRESSES

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By Dan Rivoli The Landmark Preservation Commission spoke with property owners in Morningside Heights about a potential historic district in the area Monday, Sept. 20, at Riverside Church This is a crucial but informal part of the landmark designation process, similar to a recent meeting of property owners about preserving West End Avenue buildings
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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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A DIFFERENT TWIST ON PRESERVATION

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Remember, there are eight days of Chanukah and 12 days of Christmas. So don’t put all your holy/holiday eggs in one basket. Fast movers, slow down. And smile, don’t forget that! Sing, too. Ah, if only sing-a-longs were, say, even a fourth as popular as concerts are. Music is good for what ails us when [&hellip
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