City Hall Press Conference About LPC Reappointments on Monday

From Citizens Emergency Committee to Preserve Preservation (citizens@savelpc.org) Below we have reproduced parts of Council Member Tony Avella’s Media Advisory for Monday’s press conference, since it pretty much says it all: WHAT: Council Member Tony Avella will join preservation groups/activists at a press conference Monday to promote the adoption of specific qualifications for candidates appointed […]

Manhattan Boro President Convenes Landmarks Taskforce & Gets An Earful

From the Villager Preservationists hail a landmark meeting by BeepBy Albert Amateau Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer last week brought together preservation advocates and leaders of the borough’s 12 community boards to talk about ways to enhance Manhattan’s architectural and cultural heritage. The March 14 meeting was seen as the beginning of a continuing effort […]

Closing a Landmarks Loophole

From the New York Sun Council Member Aims To Close a Landmark LoopholeBY GRACE RAUH – Staff Reporter of the SunMarch 14, 2007 New York City officials could gain a powerful new tool to save would-be historic and landmark buildings from the wrecking ball. Under a bill to be introduced today by City Council Member […]

Press Conference At City Hall to Announce Important Preservation Legislation

Wednesday, March 14, 2007Press Conference – Councilwoman Rosie Mendezintroducing legislation to save Landmark Buildings before Destruction or DemolitionWhen & Where: This Wednesday, 10.30 am, March 14City Hall Steps This legislation would STOP THE DESTRUCTION of Landmark Buildings,such as the stripping work that has occurred to old PS 64, the former Charas! PLEASE COME AND SHOW […]