E-BULLETIN- MidCentury architecture panel & Rally to Save Mary Help of Christians Church!!

  E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL May 2013, Volume 10, Number 6 Date: Tuesday, May 21 Time: 5:00 PM Location: 641 Avenue of the Americas, 8th Floor To RSVP for the event please contact:  by 5/17 *note: if you are unable to make it by 5pm you can arrive at 5:30 for the second half of the […]

Cathedral of St. John the Divine- Nominated for three registers of endangered sites-

GLOBAL ACTIONS WILL HELP PREVENT THE DESECRATION OF THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE IN NEW YORK CITY In an unprecedented step, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine has been nominated to three major national and international registers of endangered sites. Located in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, the Cathedral is the […]

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Go to Church This Weekend!

Sacred Sites Open Doors in Statewide Event More than 140 Congregations Across State Participating   ‘Be a tourist in your own town’ Open House Weekend May 21 and 22   Landmark churches and synagogues from the five boroughs are participating in a “Sacred Sites Open House Weekend” May 21 and 22 when they will open […]

Help Save the Upper West Side

From LANDMARK WEST!Brownstone Midblocks and West-Park Presbyterian Church Join the “Race to Save City’s Urban Heritage” (amNY, Dec. 21-23, 2007) Millions of subway riders rely on amNew York for news and entertainment while riding the rails. The weekly newspaper makes a point of covering the issues nearest and dearest to New Yorkers, including (for the […]

St. Savior’s Still Zoned Manufacturing – Not My Fault Says Owner

As reported by our friends over at Queens Crap: From the Daily News ( The owner of a historic church site in Maspeth has abruptly scrapped a controversial plan to build housing there – a surprise move that ironically increases the likelihood the church will be demolished. Maspeth Development LLC’s proposal to construct 27 […]

What Doest City Planning Propose?

From our friends over at Queens Crap; plans for the new improved St. Saviour’s property. Spot zone much? BREAKING NEWS: As of 4pm, the Developer has withdrawn the re-zoning application! People are still trying to figure out what this means for the preservation of the church and property – but odds are, it’s better than […]

Community Board 7 Supports A Landmarks Hearing for West-Park Presbyterian Church

From Landmark West! Late on Wednesday night (November 7), after hours of discussion and impassioned public testimony, Community Board 7 voted overwhelmingly in support of a resolution calling on the Landmarks Preservation Commission to hold a public hearing on West-Park Presbyterian Church, West 86th Street’s imminently threatened Romanesque-style beauty. See below for the resolution approved […]

Gallagher Lobbying to Develop St. Saviour’s Site

From the Daily News Dennis Gallagher has let down community, activists claim BY JOHN LAUINGER DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERTuesday, November 13th 2007, 4:00 AM Councilman Dennis Gallagher has been keeping a low public profile since his indictment on rape charges this summer – even as torrential rains swamped his district in August. Oddly enough, some […]

Come Support Landmark Protection of West-Park Presbyterian Church!

Mark your calendar for Thursday, November 1, at 7:00 PM when Community Board 7’s Parks and Preservation Committee will consider passing a resolution calling on the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission to hold an official landmark designation hearing on the imperiled West-Park Presbyterian Church (that glorious, 1890s, red-sandstone building anchoring the northeast corner of 86th Street […]

CB to consider supporting West-Park landmark designation

On Thursday evening, October 11, Community Board 7 Parks and Preservation Committee members will meet for a presentation on West-Park Presbyterian Church and may consider a resolution supporting a NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission public hearing for the beloved building. Citing its beauty and architectural significance, LANDMARK WEST! first petitioned the Landmarks Commission in 1985 to […]

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