Landmarks Designates Five Firehouses and Considers Lower East Side Nursing Home

The Bialystoker Home had an excellent designation public hearing on Tuesday.  Although the building ceased operation as a nursing home last year and is currently up for sale, the owners stated that they were not opposed to landmarking.  Nearly twenty other speakers, including CM Margaret Chin, Community Board 3, Friends of the Bialystoker, and HDC, […]

Learn about Preservation's History at Green-Wood Cemetery

Preserving New York at the historic chapel at Green-Wood Cemetery Saturday, January 12, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. “‘Tony is something of a conscience for the preservation community,” said Roberta Brandes Gratz, who founded the Eldridge Street Project and sits on the Landmarks Preservation Commission. “He really understands what is right, what is wrong, what is […]

Learn about Preservation's History at Green-Wood Cemetery

Preserving New York at the historic chapel at Green-Wood Cemetery Saturday, January 12, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. “‘Tony is something of a conscience for the preservation community,” said Roberta Brandes Gratz, who founded the Eldridge Street Project and sits on the Landmarks Preservation Commission. “He really understands what is right, what is wrong, what is […]

New Community Group in Brooklyn

From Aaron Brashear, Concerned Citizens of Greenwood Hts.aaron@ccgreenwoodhts.com Was contacted a few weeks ago by a Windsor Terrace resident who was interested in setting up an umbrella organization in Windsor Terrace for neighbors to discuss the many community issues (education, traffic safety, development, beautification, etc.) and wanted to know how CCGH and SPSCG got their […]