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Bay Ridge Parkway – Doctors’ Row Historic District

Request for Evaluation: Bay Ridge Parkway Statement of Significance  Bay Ridge Parkway, known as "Doctors' Row," serves as an unofficial gateway to Bay Ridge, as it is a major thoroughfare within the neighborhood. The proposed historic district includes a total...

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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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