An Open Letter to the New-York Historical Society

From Landmark West! Like many others who care about the future of the “Triple Landmark” New-York Historical Society (N-YHS), LANDMARK WEST! received your letter emailed two days ago disputing the nearly unanimous vote against your project taken by Community Board 7’s Parks & Preservation Committee on February 8, 2007. Preserve History, Don’t Distort Reality: The […]

Steve Cuozzo Does a Victory Dance over Dakota Stables Defeat

From the New York Post, WEST SIDE CONDO PROJECT PLANBy STEVE CUOZZO February 13, 2007 — NOW that preservationists have failed in their far-fetched campaign to landmark the former Dakota Stables, we’ve learned exactly what Related plans to build in their place.The west blockfront of Amsterdam Avenue between 76th and 77th streets, home to low-slung […]

Upcoming Actions At LPC

This just in; the LPC will be considering these items on Tuesday, February 13th: Item Proposed for Designation Item No. 1 LP-2172Borough of QueensSOHMER PIANO COMPANY (FACTORY), 31-01 Vernon Boulevard (aka 11-02 to 11-16 31st Avenue), Queens.Landmark Site: Borough of Queens Tax Map Block 503, Lot 5 HDC strongly supported this designation; at the time […]

What Bill Moyers Said to Barbara Deb

A Landmark 76 Exclusive: History in the Making.Statement, in part, by Bill Moyers to Louise Mirrer and Barbara Debs.8:55PM: Wednesday 1/31/07: at the 4th U meeting.___________________________________________ “Question? I would like to ask Miss Debs (Barbara Knowles Debs, former NYHS president holding the stage mic) a question” “My name is Bill Moyers.” (The room drew applause […]

Just Say "No" to the New-York Historical Society's Trojan Horse

THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S TROJAN HORSE: JUST SAY “NO!” Recently, we reported on the New-York Historical Society’s weak attempt to hide the 280-foot elephant in the room at a so-called “Town Hall” meeting held on January 31. Despite an earlier email dispatch from the Historical Society claiming “that proceeds from the residential portion of our […]