Park Avenue Designated a Historic District

‘Upper Park Avenue Designated a Historic District’

DNAinfo By Lindsay Armstrong

The Landmarks Preservation Commission designated a 12-block stretch of the Upper East Side as the Park Avenue Historic District Tuesday after a push from local preservationists to protect the area.

The 64-building area — bounded by East 79th Street to the south and East 91st Street to the north — marks the second phase of a plan to secure landmark designation for Park Avenue from East 62nd to 96th streets, according to preservation group Friends of the Upper East Side.

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