Resources and Information About Proposed Changes to the Landmarks Law

May 2, 2012 City Council Materials

On May 2, 2012, the City Council held a Joint Meeting of the Land Use Committee and the Housing and Buildings Committee to discuss 11 proposed bills that, if adopted, could greatly impact the workings of the Landmarks Preservation Commission.

Here, thanks to the City Council’s improved website, are some materials and links.

Click Here to watch the four-hour hearing in all its glory

Full Transcript from Joint Hearing

Submitted Testimony from the Joint Hearing

Official Descriptions of the 11 Proposed Bills from the Joint Hearing


Preservation  Coalition Resources

On June 19, 2012, HDC hosted an emergency meeting to discuss the assault on the Landmarks Law. Here are some of the materials which were circulated.

The Importance of Preservation

Defending Preservation Presentation

Brief Summary of all the 11 City Council Bills with Recommendations



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