NEWS: Red Hook Graving Dock Update

From the Cobble Hill/Carroll Gardens Courierhttp://www.courierlife.net/site/tab9.cfm?newsid=16980425&BRD=2384&PAG=461&dept_id=552855&rfi=6 Advocates Refuse to Give Up On Red Hook Graving DockBy Gary Buiso Even though Ikea has repeatedly said nej to those seeking to preserve a historic Red Hook structure, advocates this week continued to insist their mission is a tenable and worthy one. The problem for the Red Hook […]

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ALERT: Rally to Save PS 64

STOP the UNPRECEDENTED DESTRUCTION of a NYC Landmark !! old PS 64, former Charas El Bohio community centerglorious CBJ Snyder 1904 building….CRITICAL TO OUR COMMUNITY !!!!! Monday, 12:00 PM (Noon), July 31E 10th St, bet B & C — beside the school building COME tell the Owner of old PS 64, former CharasTo STOP the […]

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ALERT: South Slope BSA Letter Regaridng 15th Street Tower & Minerva Building

As promised, here is the form letter to send to the BSA to THANK THEM for NOT VESTING 182 15th St. first and foremost. Secondly, as reported by articles in the press/media (and SHOUTED ON HIGH, by yours truly) to REMIND THEM that 614 7th Ave is in a similar case where they should not […]

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NEWS: South Slope updates

Hot off the virtual presses (and in print tomorrow) from Charles Hack at the PS Courier. back on top of the BSA decision on 182 15th St.: http://www.parkslopecourier.com/site/tab7.cfm?newsid=16981447 AND 1504 8th Ave. debacle…and hopeful resolution (or is that restitution?): http://www.parkslopecourier.com/site/tab7.cfm?newsid=16981445 Nice work AGAIN by Charles our press advocate to date. More to follow, i am […]

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ALERT: Saint Saviour’s Online Petition

Dear Preservation Colleagues & Friends: I am assisting the Juniper Park Civic Association in a crucial effort to save St. Saviour’s. Christina Wilkinson, Chair of JPCA’s Committee to Save St. Saviour’s, created an online petition. Please sign it and add a comment. Only your name and comment will appear, not your e-mail address, even though […]

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ALERT: Old PS 64, former Charas & St. Brigid’s UPDATE

*** Monday, July 31 @ NOON ***E 10th St bet Ave B & C (in front of the building)RALLY & PRESS CONFERENCETo STOP the destruction of old PS 64, former Charas.Join our community & our elected officials in asking the owner to STOP the senseless, brutal destruction of this NYC Landmark, the first time in […]

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EVENT: Sesquicentennial Celebration Events at Historic Richmond Town

HISTORIC RICHMOND TOWN441 Clarke Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10306(718) 351-1611www.historicrichmondtown.org COOL SUMMERTIME FUNSaturday, August 19 and Wednesday, August 23 2 to 5 p.m. Come to an 1830’s townhouse with air-conditioning and cool old-time games you never played before. Choose from centuries-old skill-testing toys, to “new” games played in cities 100 years ago. Included with regular […]

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EVENT: Youth Shout Out for the African Burial Ground, 9/29/07

AFRICAN BURIAL GROUNDYouth Ring ShoutFriday, September 29, 200610 a.m. – 12 p.m. The 3rd Annual Youth Ring Shout will pay tribute to the ancestors at the African Burial Ground celebration – Africans in the Americas: Celebrating the Ancestral Heritage by bringing together 2,000 youth, joined hand-in-hand, to form a circle around the four-block perimeter of […]

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ALERT: DEMOLITION of St Brigid’s IN PROGRESS NOW!

** PRESS CONFERENCE **3 PM TODAY – in front of St. Brigid’sSponsored by ALL OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS.This morning the NYC Archdiocese began DEMOLITION of St. Brigid’s, the 1848 Potato Famine Church – Avenue B, between 7th & 8th Streets.A demolition crew punched an 8 X 8 foot hole in the rear wall,appear to have worked […]

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NEWS: Washington Square Park re-design overturned by Judge

From the NY Times:http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/27/nyregion/27park.htmlJudge Halts Washington Sq. Park RedesignBy TIMOTHY WILLIAMSA State Supreme Court judge has halted the city’s plan to redesign Washington Square Park, saying the Bloomberg administration violated the City Charter by failing to notify the public about all of the proposed changes.The ruling, handed down on Tuesday by Justice Emily Jane Goodman, […]

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