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Preservation in the News

How a Mott Haven Man Tries to Preserve His Neighborhood Brooks said some of his neighbors, who have lived in their homes since the 1950s and 1960s, paid $16,000 to $18,000 for their property, and have no mortgage. And Brooks wants these people to stay. “I noticed there was always an interest in what’s new, […]

E-BULLETIN-Hopper Gibbons house goes to court & NYC gets 5 new landmarked firehouses!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL February 2013, Volume 10, Number 2 BSA Rejects Owner’s Appeal to Legalize Fifth Story on Underground Railroad House Requires LPC to Review Permits; Lawsuit Threatened On Tuesday, the Board of Standards and Appeals unanimously voted that the Hopper Gibbons house must fall under the jurisdiction of the Landmarks Preservation […]

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