Posts Tagged ‘Riverside-West End Historic District’

Neighborhood Chatter

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

Frankie Quinney puts the finishing touches on raising the Big Top tent for the Big Apple Circus in Lincoln Center. Tickets go on sale this week for the circus’s all-new, 34th season production, Legendarium! WEST SIDE HISTORIC DISTRICT APPROVED Last week, the City Council voted unanimously to officially designate the first extension of the Riverside-West End Historic District, covering West End Avenue and its adjacent side streets from West 79th Street to West 87th Street. This final move marks the first victory in what preservation advocates hope will be [&hellip
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LPC Approves 190 Buildings for Riverside-West End Historic District

Written by West Side Spirit on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

FW-Historic-Upper-West-Side(as) By Amanda Woods When the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) approved a proposal on June 26 that would extend the Riverside-West End Historic District, neighborhood landmark advocates were thrilled, but they haven’t let their guard down on fighting for more. The proposal would add 190 buildings to the Upper West Side’s Riverside-West End Historic District between [&hellip
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Don’t Stall Vote on Riverside–West End Historic District

Written by West Side Spirit on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Opinion and Column, Opinion West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

By Linda Rosenthal It was with amazement last week that I read a letter by the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, the New York Building Congress and other organizations to the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), calling for the LPC to delay its long-awaited first vote [&hellip
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