Port Morris Gantries, The Bronx

In the South Bronx neighborhood of Port Morris, a pair of ferry gantries deteriorating in an empty lot may seem an eyesore to some, but the Friends of Brook Park sees them as the centerpiece to an engaging public space. Taking inspiration from other New York City waterside parks, this new park will combine recreation, […]

Port Morris Gantries, The Bronx

In the South Bronx neighborhood of Port Morris, a pair of ferry gantries deteriorating in an empty lot may seem an eyesore to some, but the Friends of Brook Park sees them as the centerpiece to an engaging public space. Taking inspiration from other New York City waterside parks, this new park will combine recreation, […]

Morningside Heights, Manhattan

Situated between Riverside Park and Morningside Park, two scenic landmarks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, and developed mainly between 1900 and 1915, Morningside Heights is characterized by architecturally-unified apartment buildings and row houses juxtaposed with major institutional groupings.  The Morningside Heights Historic District Committee is working towards city designation of this elegant neighborhood developed mainly […]

Far Rockaway Beachside Bungalows, Queens

Once upon a summertime, Far Rockaway was the vacation spot for working-class New Yorkers.  Although recent decades have erased much of this history, just off the Boardwalk on Beach 24th, 25th, and 26th Streets rows of beach bungalows built between 1918 and 1921 still stand.  The Beachside Bungalow Preservation Association is seeking to preserve and […]

Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

Elegant rowhouses, Victorian-era mansions and pre-war apartment buildings combine with parks, vibrant commercial streets and impressive institutional buildings to make Bay Ridge a quintessential New York City neighborhood.  For more than 30 years, the Bay Ridge Conservancy has been working to preserve and enhance the built environment of this architecturally and ethnically diverse area.

Van Cortlandt Village, The Bronx

                      Once the site of Revolutionary War-era Fort Independence, Van Cortlandt Village developed into a residential enclave in the 20th century. Built on a winding street plan designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, responding to the hills and views of the area, the neighborhood consists of […]

Map of Six To Celebrate 2012

2012 1. Bay Ridge, Brooklyn 2. Far Rockaway Beachside Bungalows, Queens 3. Morningside Heights, Manhattan 4. Port Morris Gantries, The Bronx 5. Van Cortlandt Village, The Bronx 6. Victorian Flatbush, Brooklyn Join us at the 2012 Six To Celebrate Launch Party 

Map of Six To Celebrate 2012

2012 1. Bay Ridge, Brooklyn 2. Far Rockaway Beachside Bungalows, Queens 3. Morningside Heights, Manhattan 4. Port Morris Gantries, The Bronx 5. Van Cortlandt Village, The Bronx 6. Victorian Flatbush, Brooklyn Join us at the 2012 Six To Celebrate Launch Party 

Victorian Flatbush, Brooklyn

    Located in the heart of Brooklyn, Victorian Flatbush is known for being the largest concentration of Victorian-era homes in the country. The area presently has five New York City Historic Districts, but the blocks in between them remain undesignated and unprotected despite architecture of the same vintage and style.  Six local groups representing […]

Victorian Flatbush, Brooklyn

    Located in the heart of Brooklyn, Victorian Flatbush is known for being the largest concentration of Victorian-era homes in the country. The area presently has five New York City Historic Districts, but the blocks in between them remain undesignated and unprotected despite architecture of the same vintage and style.  Six local groups representing […]