NYC Puts Out Questionaire About Environmental Review

The City has a new questionaire about the Environmental Review process and how it could possibly be changed. Here’s the questionaire and the explanation from the website: This questionnaire is part of the City’s ongoing commitment to improve the environmental review process without compromising environmental protection standards or public participation. Our goal is to optimize the […]

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Supporters of the 2009 Citywide Preservation Platform

Organizations Supporting the 2009 Citywide Preservation Platform Group Borough 10th and Stuyvesant Streets Block Association Manhattan 93rd Street Beautification Association Manhattan A. Ottavino Corporation City Alice Austen House Museum Staten Island Architectural Fiberglass Corp. City Art Deco Society of New York City Auburndale Improvement Association, Inc. Queens Bay Ridge Conservancy Brooklyn Bayside Historical Society Queens […]

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Superfund Me!

CORD (Carroll Gardens Coalition for Respectful Development) and FROGG (Friends of Greater Gowanus) ask for broad support in making the case for the Gowanus Canal to be designated a Superfund site.  As many of you know, the Mayor opposes, advocating individual developer remediation of individual sites.  Most local residents feel that only a comprehensive approach […]

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“We Used to Own The Bronx” – Book Reading at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

An Evening with Eve Pell Join author Eve Pell and historian Blake Bell for a scintillating evening at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum Tuesday, May 5, 6:30 p.m. Author and journalist Eve Pell will read from her new book, We Used to Own the Bronx, and discuss “The Making of a Patrician Family: How the Pells Married […]

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Legal Strategies for Landmarks: Free CLE Seminar!

Landmark West! invites you to attend this CLE seminar free of charge! Legal Strategies for Landmarks: Defending Architecture, Neighborhoods and the Public Interest in the Development-Driven City 6-8pm, Tuesday, May 19, 2009 Law Offices of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP 125 Broad Street, New York, NY CLE will be provided* What: You are invited to particpate […]

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5/14: Town Hall meeting to support the proposed West End Avenue Historic District!

From our friends at WEPS: Come be part of the May 14th Town Hall Meeting! Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s office, in conjunction with our other Elected Officials and the West End Preservation Society, will host a neighborhood gathering to publicize and garner support for a West End Avenue Historic District. Andrew Dolkart is scheduled […]

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Dock St. Project Opponents Go All Out at City Hall Rally

From the Brooklyn Daily Eagle They Fear Plan Compromises Brooklyn Bridge Environment By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle CITY HALL — An all-star group of elected officials, would-be officials, historic preservationists, leaders of civic groups and neighborhood residents gathered on the steps of City Hall Tuesday to protest Two Trees’ planned “Dock Street Dumbo” development […]

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AIA Queens Ponders Queens College Masterplan

AIA Queens May Monthly Meeting Our next monthly meeting will be held at the Queens College, Powdermaker Hall, on Tuesday May 12th from 6:30PM to 8:00PM. Sue Henderson  – Vice President for Institutional Advancement   Queens College Paul Broches FAIA, Partner –  Mitchell/Giurgola Architects Carol Loewenson AIA, Partner – Mitchell/Giurgola Architects Will Present: Queens College:  Making […]

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Landmarks of New York on display at the New-York Historical Society

LANDMARKS OF NEW YORK   An exhibition of 83 photographs documenting some of the most significant buildings and public parks in New York City will be on view at The New-York Historical Society from April 30 through July 9, 2009, in the exhibition Landmarks of New York. The exhibition has traveled to 82 countries under […]

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National Trust for Historic Preservation Announces 11 Most Endangered

Saving the Places that Matter: At 10:00 am PDT today, National Trust President Richard Moe and Academy Award-winning actress, Diane Keaton announced the 2009 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places® at a press conference in Los Angeles, California. Since 1988, the National Trust for Historic Preservation has used its list of America’s 11 […]

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