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Help Save A Landmark From Demolition!

The owners of the individually designated City and Suburban Homes First Avenue Estate (the full-block complex from First to York Avenues between East 64th and East 65th Streets) have submitted an application for the demolition of 429 East 64th Street and 430 East 65th Street on the ground that they do not generate a sufficient […]

Parks Meeting with Community Board on Cedar Grove Beach Club

11/17/11 7:00PM Staten Island Community Board 2 Sea View Hospital Lou Caravone Community Service Building, 460 Brielle Avenue, Parks will use CB#2 to follow up on their last Public Hearing on the Rehabilitation of Cedar Grove Beach. From Eleanor Dugan, former tenant at Cedar Grove (and HDC Grassroots Award winner): “There is of course NO […]

HDC joins coalition requesting new boundaries for East Village Historic District proposal

HDC is proud to join our neighborhood partners in calling for an expansion to the proposed boundaries in the Landmarks Preservation Commssion’s East Village Historic District study area. The proposal is going to be discussed tomorrow, 5/12/11 at Community Board 3’s Landmarks Subcommittee, which will meet at 6pm at Thursday, BRC Senior Services Center – […]

AIA Sponsored Zoning Amendments Challeneged By Brooklyn CB

From Aaron Brashear & Mic HolwinConcerned Citizens of Greenwood Hts.P. / F. 718.852.7630aaron@ccgreenwoodhts.com Sorry for this belated post (it’s that time-o-year) on last Wednesday nite’s festivities at the CB7 public hearing/Land Use Committee meeting dealing with the oh-so-popular AIA Zoning Text Amendments ( http://www.aiany.org/committees/PlanningUrbanDesign/zoning/) that are currently on the track to CPC and the City […]

Congregation Shearith Israel is Back!

IMPORTANT REMINDER! Please don’t miss this opportunity to join your neighbors in holding the line against out-of-scale development in the Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District. Showing up is just as important as speaking up, so please make every effort to attend CB7’S meeting on Monday! Round 2 for Congregation Shearith Israel Tower Plan […]

Community Board 7 Supports A Landmarks Hearing for West-Park Presbyterian Church

From Landmark West! Late on Wednesday night (November 7), after hours of discussion and impassioned public testimony, Community Board 7 voted overwhelmingly in support of a resolution calling on the Landmarks Preservation Commission to hold a public hearing on West-Park Presbyterian Church, West 86th Street’s imminently threatened Romanesque-style beauty. See below for the resolution approved […]

Round 2 for Congregation Shearith Israel Tower Plan at Community Board 7

From Landmark West! Monday, November 19, at 7:00 PM is an important opportunity to make your voice heard before Community Board 7’s (CB 7’s) Land Use Committee as it considers Congregation Shearith Israel’s application to construct a 105′-tall building stacking 5 floors of luxury condos on top of a new community house on the brownstone-scale […]

Come Support Landmark Protection of West-Park Presbyterian Church!

On Thursday, November 1, at 7:00 PM, Community Board 7’s Parks and Preservation Committee will consider passing a resolution calling on the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission to hold an official landmark designation hearing for the imperiled West-Park Presbyterian Church (that glorious, 1890s, red-sandstone building anchoring the northeast corner of 86th Street and Amsterdam Avenue – […]

Come Support Landmark Protection of West-Park Presbyterian Church!

Mark your calendar for Thursday, November 1, at 7:00 PM when Community Board 7’s Parks and Preservation Committee will consider passing a resolution calling on the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission to hold an official landmark designation hearing on the imperiled West-Park Presbyterian Church (that glorious, 1890s, red-sandstone building anchoring the northeast corner of 86th Street […]

“Ocean on the Park” Houses Given Go Ahead by Community Board

From Brownstoner: http://www.brownstoner.com/brownstoner/archives/2007/10/oceans_13_a_bid.php “Last night, the board members of Community Board 9 unanimously approved an effort to convince the Landmarks Preservation Commission to designate a row of 13 rowhouses on Ocean Avenue. The “Ocean on the Park” houses, as they are being called, consist of ten limestones designed by the well-known architect Axel Hedman (who […]

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