LPC Designates 4 houses and 3 pools

The Landmarks Preservation Commission unanimously approved landmark status for two Federal style buildings at 486 and 488 Greenwich Street in Greenwich Village, as part of the Commission’s ongoing efforts to preserve examples of the City’s development following the Revolutionary War.Read more. Also, two Turn-of-the 20th Century French Renaissance Revival Mansions in Midtown Manhattan Earn Landmark […]

Developers Pledge to Lower Sunset Park Tower

From Courier-Life 03/15/2007Developers pledge to slash 42nd St. tower – Original 12-story structure will now only go up 6 floors, they sayBy Lesley Grimm Locals have stopped a proposed high-rise, but want new rules to thwart such projects in the future. In a dramatic turn of events, controversial plans for a high-rise tower in Sunset […]

Rally and March to Save Sunset Park

From Aaron Brashear, Concerned Citizens of Greenwood Hts., [email protected] Please join our fellow activists and neighbors in Sunset Park at their first rally and march against the proposed out-of-context 12 story building at 420 42nd St. This building may become the “poster child” for what kind of non-contextual development might occur in Sunset Park if […]

CB7 Community Forum on 420 42nd Street

From Aaron Brashear, Concerned Citizens of Greenwood Hts., [email protected] Rainy greetings, Great community turn out! Packed the house at CB7, at least 65-75 folks came out to ask questions of the DOB, CB7 members and attend a presentation of “Know your rights!” as it pertains to new development in Sunset Park and all of CB7 […]