Help Save the Long Island Coignet Building

–Gowans, Brooklyn– Help Save the Long Island Coignet Building After years of planning and discussion, Whole Foods is finally moving on its proposed first supermarket in Brooklyn on Third Street and Third Avenue in Gowanus. As part of this plan, they intend to restore (and hopefully re-use) the long-neglected landmark New York and Long Island […]

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Help Save The Bialystoker Home!

  Friends of the Bialystoker Home urgently needs your help to protect the historic Bialystoker Home for the Aged, threatened by development.   We know there is a serious buyer and hear that a sale is about to happen.  The Bialystoker Board has hired a Public Relations firm to influence elected officials and the media.  We […]

Winter Garden Stairs

Here is an article describing the stairs and why they merit protection. Saving the World Financial Center Stairs — But How?

Winter Garden staircase

Brookfield Properties plans to demolish the beautiful staircase in the Winter Garden at the World Trade Center as part of its redevelopment of the Winter Garden in light of the new tunnel that is being built under the Westside Highway to connect the new Trade Center to the Winter garden. The grand staircase was rebuilt […]

Help Save the Essex Street Market!

The essex Street Market is in danger of being moved from its historic site due to the recently passed guidlines for SPURA redevelopment. Sign the petition and help save this historic Lower East Side staple.

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