ALERT: LPC declines to landmark Tunnel Garage, now being demolished; GVSHP seeks to save building’s rare medallion

Lacking Landmark Protections or Sympathetic Owner, Tunnel Garage is Demolished. Ironically, at the same time that the LPC was contemplating approval for 122 Greenwich Avenue, they refused to consider landmark designation for the Tunnel Garage at 520 Broome Street (at Thompson Street) in the South Village/Soho. This extraordinary early Art Deco building attracted national attention […]

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ALERT: Landmarks Preservation Commision Poised to Aprrove 11-story undulating glass tower in Greenwich Village Historic District

Commission Prepares to Approve Undulating Glass Tower in Greenwich Village Historic District. In spite of overwhelming opposition from neighbors, community groups, local elected officials, and the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (see www.gvshp.org/122GrAvtestber.htm), the Landmarks Preservation Commission yesterday said it would approve a proposal for an 11-story undulating glass tower in the Greenwich Village […]

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