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Oct 25, 2011 Bulletin v4

Rescuing the Eldridge Street Synagogue

Preservationist and author Roberta Brandes Gratz moderates a roundtable discussion on the restoration of the 1887 Eldridge Street Synagogue, a National Historic Landmark Sunday, January 27 at 3 PM Preservationist and author Roberta Brandes Gratz and other architectural principals of the Eldridge Street Synagogue restoration will provide an insider’s guide to the monumental 20-year, $20 […]

Best of 2007: Historic Duffield Street Residence Spared from Eminent Domain Efforts

Sometimes you can catch lighting in a bottle. In 2004, when Joy Chatel learned that her mid-19th century rowhouse at 227 Duffield Street in Downtown Brooklyn was to be seized for demolition by the City as part of the Downtown Brooklyn rezoning plan, she began a tireless campaign to preserve the building against enormous odds. […]

Speaking Truth to Power: Duffield Street Home Spared from Eminent Domain

Last week, it was announced that 227 Duffield Street, which was slated to be demolished as part of the Downtown Brooklyn Redevelopment Plan, will be spared. Read all about it. Duffield Street Saved!Brooklyn Downtown STAR City woman leads charge against eminent domainamNewYork Real Estate Round-Up Sympathetic Judge Helps Save Alleged …Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Truesdell Duffield Street House Saved from Eminent Domain

Press Conference!Monday December 3, 2007, 12 PM227 Duffield Street (between Fulton & Willoughby Streets in Brooklyn) Contacts: Joy Chatel, (347) 731-5481Ilana Berger, Families United for Racial and Economic and Equality, (347) 645-4255Jennifer Levy, South Brooklyn Legal Services, (917) 543-7201Raul Rothblatt, Four Borough Neighborhood Preservation Alliance, (646) 498-6093 Invited Speakers: Councilmembers Charles Barron, Letitia James, Tony […]

Survivor’s Stairs to Remain Intact

From the New York Times: August 6, 2007Stairs to Remain Intact in Ground Zero Plan By DAVID W. DUNLAP The Spitzer administration says it has taken steps to finally solve the quandary of the “survivors’ stairway” at ground zero. By that, it means every step — all 38 of them. Together. Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s chief […]

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A History of McCarren Pool preservation efforts

From the New York Press As McCarren Park Pool becomes a hipster playground, it prepares for a new beginning By Brian J. Carreira You can hear the bass from the subway station eight blocks away. Wander down Lorimer Street under the BQE, and the sound grows more distinct until it dominates the air. You fall […]

Dancing on the Moon: Moondance Diner Saved!

From the Committee To Save The Moondance DinerMichael Perlman, Founder & Preservationist, (917) 446-7775, unlockthevault@hotmail.comKyle Supley, Preservationist, (518) 436-5167, plattforms@aol.comDaniel Zilka, American Diner Museum Exec. Dir. , (401) 723-4342, (401) 447-3703, dzilka@americandinermuseum.org, http://www.dinermuseum.org/ (incl. mission statement)Vince & Cheryl Pierce, Diner’s new owners, (307) 260-6503 HISTORIC MOONDANCE DINER TO BE SPARED: NYC’s Oldest Extant Diner!NEW YORK, […]

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