Ada Louise Huxtable

New York Public Library Drops Plan to Destroy Book Stacks

Details for Renovations Still Unclear In a stunning turn-around on Wednesday, it was announced that the New York Public Library has abandoned the majority of the controversial Central Library Plan and would be retaining (and renovating) the Mid Manhattan Library building and not removing the integral book stacks which form the heart of the 42nd […]

E-BULLETIN- Save New York’s Public Libraries, Save New York’s Public Parkland, Save New York!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL May 2013, Volume 10, Number 2   Help Save the New York Public Library from Itself Rally & Leafleting on Wednesday, May 8, 3:30pm – 5:30pm RAIN or SHINE     The late Ada Louise Huxtable called it “a plan devised out of a profound ignorance of or willful […]

E-BULLETIN- Help Save the New York Public Library from Itself-Rally & Leafleting 5/8/2013

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL May 2013, Volume 10, Number 1  Coffee Talk- Requests for Evaluations with Mary Beth Betts May 6 8:30 – 10:00 AM Neighborhood Preservation Center 232 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003 Each year, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission receives and evaluates approximately 200 Requests for Evaluation for new landmarks, historic […]

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