Lower East Side

Landmarks Designates Five Firehouses and Considers Lower East Side Nursing Home

The Bialystoker Home had an excellent designation public hearing on Tuesday.  Although the building ceased operation as a nursing home last year and is currently up for sale, the owners stated that they were not opposed to landmarking.  Nearly twenty other speakers, including CM Margaret Chin, Community Board 3, Friends of the Bialystoker, and HDC, [...]

E-BULLETIN: East Village Historic District, OpEd about Legislation, Tours, Movies and More!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2012, Volume 9, Number 2 A New Historic District for the East Village   On Tuesday, the LPC designated the East Village/Lower East Side Historic District as New York City’s 109th historic district. Encompassing 330 buildings and centered largely around Second Avenue between East 2nd to East 7th [...]

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