From Harlem Bespoke: The efforts to get the Morningside Heights neighborhood landmarked reaches a critical point as three brownstones by the Columbia campus wait to be demolished. The buildings at 408, 410, and 412 115th Street, between Amsterdam and Morningside Drive are properties owned by Columbia that will be taken down to make room for […]
Archives for: February 25th, 2010
Recently, I updated the Audubon Park website, changing the name to Audubon Park Historic District. “The neighborhood Manhattan forgot” is not really applicable any longer unless I reworded it to something like “the neighborhood Manhattan forgot, but has been re-finding for quite some time now and that the Landmarks Preservation Commission has designated an official […]
From the Clyde Fitch Report’s Preservation Diaries By Susan Kathryn Hefti The American beaver, also known as Castor canadensis, is one of the most industrious animals on the planet. In fact, the innate building and development practices of this furry mammal have proven so prolific that the beaver’s extensive portfolio could even make master builder […]
PLACE, RACE, AND STORY: Essays on the Past and Future of Historic Preservation Author Talk with Ned Kaufman Wednesday, February 24 at 6:30pm Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, Manhattan Join us for a discussion with author, teacher Ned Kaufman about his new book Place, Race, and Story, in which he shows how central […]
MONDAY MORNING COFFEE TALK: FAQ’s About Business Improvement Districts and Commercial Improvement Programs
March 1: FAQ’s About Business Improvement Districts and Commercial Improvement Programs 8:30am, Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, Manhattan Diverse and successful local businesses are a key to any vibrant neighborhood. Come hear from one of the lead agencies that oversees commercial development, the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) and […]
From Eric Ferrara Executive Director, Lower East Side History Project 308 Bowery New York, NY 10012 (347) 465-7767 http://leshp.org East Village Visitors Center 61 E.4th Street New York, NY 10003 http://eastvillagevisitorscenter.com This has been difficult to keep under wraps, but I am proud to announce the opening of the Museum of the American Gangster at 80 […]
LPC Docket Number: 098343 Queens, Block: 8023, Lot: 1 300 Knollwood Ave – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival Style ranch house designed by Carl Salminen and built in 1950. Application is to demolish the house and construct a new house. HDC Testimony HDC is sorry to see yet another mid-century Colonial Revival Style ranch […]
From our friends at Landmark West! — Secure your angel wings. Ready your quiver and arrows. Grab your camera. This is your chance to tell everyone “I Love this Landmark!” Starting February 8, Landmark West! is inviting you to join us in playing cupid as they identify the landmarks that make the Upper West Side […]
Because of the Snowpocalypse, everything scheduled for tonight in New York City has been cancelled. Which is ridiculous but there you are. I remember when this city had gumption, we’re in the Northeast for pity’s sake – it snows! Learn to cope.
Due to the snow forecast, our lecture tomorrow evening (February 10th) is postponed. Green New York will now be held on Wednesday, March 10th at 6:30 p.m. Please visit our events page to learn more and register online for the March date. We hope to see you then!