The New York Times on the LPC

The New York Times has a whole section devoted to articles on the Landmarks Preservation Commission, see http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/organizations/l/landmarks_preservation_commission/index.html and here’s a precis of the latest news: “The New York City Landmarks Commission arose after Pennsylvania Station was demolished in 1964. Since its founding the commission has granted protection to everything from rowhouses to skyscrapers to […]

Westsiders for Public Participation Honor Friend, Neighbor, Co-Plaintiff Anne Wangh

Westsiders for Public Participation invites you to join us in greeting and in bidding “Au Revoir” to Anne Wangh friend, neighbor, housing advocate, co-plaintiff (http://www.columbiaspectator.com/node/30496) Sunday, December 7, 2008 from 5 to 7 PM with complimentary Argentine hors d’oeuvres at LA RURAL 768 Amsterdam Avenue (between 97th and 98th Streets) Suggested contribution in honor of […]

Westsiders for Public Participation Honor Friend, Neighbor, Co-Plaintiff Anne Wangh

Westsiders for Public Participation invites you to join us in greeting and in bidding “Au Revoir” to Anne Wangh friend, neighbor, housing advocate, co-plaintiff (http://www.columbiaspectator.com/node/30496) Sunday, December 7, 2008 from 5 to 7 PM with complimentary Argentine hors d’oeuvres at LA RURAL 768 Amsterdam Avenue (between 97th and 98th Streets) Suggested contribution in honor of […]

Profiles in Preservation: Hal Bromm

From Preservation New Jersey Hal Bromm has been a dedicated supporter of Preservation New Jersey for more then six years. He resides in Key West, FL and Delaware, NJ, has offices in New York and has been involved in historic preservation on the local level for many years as a member of both the Environmental […]

Profiles in Preservation: Hal Bromm

From Preservation New Jersey Hal Bromm has been a dedicated supporter of Preservation New Jersey for more then six years. He resides in Key West, FL and Delaware, NJ, has offices in New York and has been involved in historic preservation on the local level for many years as a member of both the Environmental […]

1965: Preservation Round the World When New York Signed Its Law

1965: Preservation Round the World When New York Signed Its Law: A Lecture with Anthony Tung Wednesday, December 10 6:30-8:00 P.M. Grace Church School 84 Fourth Avenue Free; reservations required. RSVP to hdc@hdc.org or (212) 614-9107   Anthony M. Tung, author of Preserving the World’s Great Cities: The Destruction and Renewal of the Historic Metropolis […]

Working on Landmarked Buildings in New York City: An Informational Program for Professionals

Working on Landmarked Buildings in New York City: Renovation, Restoration and Reuse An Informational Seminar for Architects Join the Historic Districts Council for a practical seminar for professionals on the restoration, renovation and adaptive reuse of designated landmark buildings in New York City. Tuesday, December 2, 2008 10:00am – 5:00pm Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East […]

Working on Landmarked Buildings in New York City: An Informational Program for Professionals

Working on Landmarked Buildings in New York City: Renovation, Restoration and Reuse An Informational Seminar for Architects Join the Historic Districts Council for a practical seminar for professionals on the restoration, renovation and adaptive reuse of designated landmark buildings in New York City. Tuesday, December 2, 2008 10:00am – 5:00pm Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East […]

Navigating the BSA: This Monday, December 1

In New York City, one body has the power to grant exceptions to certain local building laws and regulations on a case-by-case basis: the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA). Once granted, such special permissions, known as variances, provide building owners and developers with legal, alternative approaches to the city’s Zoning Resolution, Building and Fire […]