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Landmark the Elmhurst African Burial Ground

The Elmhurst History and Cemeteries Preservation Society, one of HDC’s 2018 Six to Celebrate groups, has submitted a Request for Evaluation to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to landmark the African Burial Ground in Elmhurst, Queens. This all volunteer group is...

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A Brief-ish History of Tin Pan Alley

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Victory at NYPL: Vive les Beaux Arts!

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Designated Individual Landmark

Flatiron District

In Review

Madison Square North

Designated Scenic Landmark

Coney Island

Designated Exterior and Interior Landmark