Clinton Hill & Wallabout House Tour This Weekend!

Sunday, May 1stNoon to 5pm Queen of All Saints 300 Vanderbilt Avenue Come experience the beauty and history of one of Brooklyn’s premier landmark neighborhoods at this year’s Clinton Hill House Tour. Stroll along the tree-lined streets to see a stunning variety of architectural styles and take advantage of the rare opportunity to see the […]

The History and Future of the Bowery

The History and Future of the Bowery Sponsored by the Bowery Alliance of Neighbors & Two Bridges Neighborhood Council, in conjunction with the New Museum’s “Festival of Ideas”, it will feature film, history, vintage Bowery songs and poetry, and a forum on current efforts to preserve and protect this remarkable street.   The city’s oldest thoroughfare, the Bowery has […]

How would you design a better New York City? From now through April 30th, the Institute for Urban Design is asking New Yorkers where the greatest opportunities are for improvement in their neighborhoods…

By the City / For the City: A Call to Action

By the City / For the City: A Call to Action

How would you design a better New York City? From now through April 30th, the Institute for Urban Design is asking New Yorkers where the greatest opportunities are for improvement in their neighborhoods, and in May we’ll stage an international design competition based on the results. We’re looking for ideas that address sites and situations […]

HDC's Six to Celebrate Tour Series

  http://hdc.org/6tocelebrate-tours.htm Come tour our 2011 Six to Celebrate neighborhoods. Learn about their diverse cultural and architectural histories. Throughout the summer we will be touring one neighborhood at a time. Bowery-Sunday, May 1, 2011 Mount Morris Park: Thursday, May 19, 6pm Goanus: Saturday, June 4, 11am (Bicycle Tour) Inwood: Sunday, June 19, 10am Bedford-Stuyvesant: Saturday, […]

HDC's Six to Celebrate Tour Series

http://hdc.org/6tocelebrate-tours.htm Come tour our 2011 Six to Celebrate neighborhoods. Learn about their diverse cultural and architectual histories. Throughout the summer we will be touring one neighborhood at a time. Bowery-Sunday, May 1, 2011 Mount Morris Park: Thursday, May 19, 6pm Goanus: Saturday, June 4, 11am (Bicycle Tour) Inwood: Sunday, June 19, 10am Bedford-Stuyvesant: Saturday, September […]

HDC’s Six to Celebrate Tour Series

http://hdc.org/6tocelebrate-tours.htm Come tour our 2011 Six to Celebrate neighborhoods. Learn about their diverse cultural and architectual histories. Throughout the summer we will be touring one neighborhood at a time. Bowery-Sunday, May 1, 2011 Mount Morris Park: Thursday, May 19, 6pm Goanus: Saturday, June 4, 11am (Bicycle Tour) Inwood: Sunday, June 19, 10am Bedford-Stuyvesant: Saturday, September […]

Will the LPC allow the escalators to moved or not? We’ll find out today!

Decision on 510 Fifth Avenue Tomorrow?

April 19, 2011

Item 7 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 116820- Block 1117, lot 1- Prospect Park, Grand Army Plaza – Scenic Landmark A formal space with primarily naturalistic style park designed in 1865 by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux. Application is to alter sidewalks and traffic islands. In general this proposal and the one to […]

Tomorrow (4/19/11) at 12:30, the Landmarks Preservation Commission is scheduled to hear Vornado’s modified proposal for 510 Fifth Avenue for consideration of approval.

Decision on 510 Fifth Avenue Tomorrow?

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