New York Yimby posted an interesting article about what happening on Wednesday, October 6th, 2016, the Landmarks Preservation Commission consolidated its collection of historic artifacts from Harlem to Hollis and Continue Reading →
The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced the winners of the 2018 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards.
NY Curbed reports that three East Harlem buildings with strong neighborhood ties were swiftly landmarked on Tuesday morning.
New York History Blog reports that the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has proposed to overhaul its rules under the guise of “increasing transparency.”
NY Curbed reports that the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission moved swiftly on Tuesday to calendar a group of historic structures, and one proposed historic district, allowing for their designation by Continue Reading →
Landmark East Harlem (LEH) was formed to give the community of East Harlem an ongoing voice in how our neighborhood is developed and to support development that preserves the unique Continue Reading →
Washington Heights residents are still scrambling to save a strip of row houses along 158th Street from the threat of impending construction, the New York Times reports.
After sitting in a backlog of applications for decades, Harlem’s historic YMCA building is a step closer to becoming a New York City landmark.
Morningside Heights preservationists celebrated long-fought victories Tuesday as the city landmarks commission voted unanimously to create a Morningside Heights Historic District and to designate the grounds of Cathedral of St. Continue Reading →
The moment many Morningside Heights preservationists have been fighting for has finally arrived.
The city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) granted landmarks designation Tuesday to the Harlem YMCA.
East Harlem may now be known as “El Barrio,” but at one point in time it was home to a thriving Italian-American community.
New York Yimby reported that the Skateboarders in Upper Manhattan are in for a new experience. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation gave its blessing to a proposal to upgrade the Continue Reading →
On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016, the Landmarks Preservation Commission took another step towards clearing its formerly 95-item backlog of sites calendared pre-2010.
For a long time, with the proliferation of cell phones, the payphone has been mostly just a historical curiosity. For years now, they have actually been disappearing from New York Continue Reading →
If you’ve been reading YIMBY regularly for the past month or so, you’ve read about the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s backlog of 95 items calendared prior to 2010.
Prohibition nearly killed it, but time could destroy it. That’s the situation for the last remaining brewing complex in Manhattan. The former D.G. Yuengling Brewery Co. complex in Harlem is under Continue Reading →
We have to have more historic landmarks in Harlem. That’s why the NYC Landmarks Law that establishes a system for the designation, protection, and preservation of the city’s most important Continue Reading →
Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated the Central Harlem – West 130-132nd Streets Historic District.
City Land NYC reports that Landmarks Preservation Commission held a public hearing on the potential designation of the Central Harlem West 130-132nd Historic District at its meeting on April 17, Continue Reading →
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 Continue Reading →
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 Continue Reading →
On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will hold a public hearing on the proposed designation of three East Harlem buildings.
NY Yimby reports that a proposal been submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission by PMA Architecture for 449 Convent Avenue, in Harlem, NY.
Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), unanimously voted in favor of calendaring.