Landmarks Law

Movie Screening – before there was a Landmarks Law

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2014, Volume 11, Number 1 In This Issue: Secret Lives Tour: The Loew’s Valencia- THIS SATURDAY October 4 Our Vanishing Legacy: A Screening Landmarks Lion Award- India House Spotlight Secret Lives Tour: Loew’s Valencia Theatre Saturday, October 4, 2014  11:30 AM Following last year’s successful tour of the Loew’s United […]

Tear Down the Chrysler Building?

City Land Commentary  •  Anthony C. Wood Over 50 years ago New York City was losing its beloved landmarks (Pennsylvania Station, the Brokaw Mansion, the Savoy-Plaza being only a few on that long list) and facing the bleak prospect of losing even more. Finally after decades of civic advocacy, creative thinking, and painful losses, there was enough […]

Why the proposal to demolish the two buildings in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District is a terrible idea and must be denied

  Update: On April 1st the committee made no action on the proposal, they were in agreement that the demolition of these two buildings was not warrented. To read HDCs full testimony click here . On April 1st, the owner of 51 & 53 West 19th Street in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District will request the […]

Why the proposal to demolish the two buildings in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District is a terrible idea and must be denied

  On April 1st, the owner of 51 & 53 West 19th Street in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District will request the Landmarks Preservation Commission for permission to demolish two buildings and to construct a 14-story building in their place.  Unfortunately, this is not an April’s Fool joke. 51 and 53 West 19th Street are […]

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