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TriBeCa »

Landmarked TriBeCa Clock Will Go Electric When Building Turns Into Condos

The city approved a developer's controversial plan that includes electrifying the hand-wound clock.

Sunset Park »

How to Turn Your Block Into an Historic District

A step-by-step guide to advocating for an historic district in your neighborhood.

Jamaica »

Get a Rare Glimpse Inside Jamaica's 'Wonder Theatre'

The Historic Districts Council is organizing a tour of the Loews Valencia on Oct. 4.

Greenwich Village »

Don't Tell Owners Their Buildings Are Set for Landmarking: Preservationists

Preservationists want the city to stop tipping off owners when their buildings may be landmarked.

Forest Hills »

Group Pushing to Preserve 90-Year-Old Tudor Houses in Forest Hills

Five other city neighborhoods are also being targeted for preservation by the Historic Districts Council.

Hamilton Heights »

Rangel Center Expansion Plan Skips Community Board, Angering Residents

The City College plan would add three stories to a historic townhouse on Convent Avenue.

East Village »

Advocates Push to Landmark 14th St. Synagogue in Face of Development

Preservationists want to prevent Town & Village Synagogue on East 14th Street from being demolished.

Upper West Side »

Landmarking is Making Manhattan Too Pricey, Real Estate Group Says

Nearly 30 percent of properties are designated as landmarks, making Manhattan too expensive, REBNY said.

Central Harlem »

Loss of Lenox Lounge Puts Spotlight on Historic Preservation in Harlem

The historic neighborhood does not have its share of historic designations, advocates say.

Central Harlem »

Central Harlem Landmark Plan to Push for New Historic Districts

CB 10, which covers Central Harlem, has unveiled its first comprehensive preservation plan.

New York City »

Proposed Bill a 'Deliberate Attack' on Landmarks Law, Opponents Say

The City Council is considering a new law that would water down landmarking rules, preservationists say.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Wind Turbines Will Bring Blight, Preservationists Say

Preservationists on the Upper East Side fear that green zoning changes will bring visual blight.

The Rockaways »

Far Rockaway Bungalows Offer Welcome Escape for Beach-Starved City Dwellers

A beachside community in Far Rockaway is welcoming newcomers who are restoring its historic bungalows.

South Bronx »

Group Hopes to Transform Port Morris Gantries Into Riverfront Park

An influential preservation group will name the gantries as one of its 2012 “Six to Celebrate” sites.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

New Hotel Will Rise at Former Church Site

A vacant lot where a century-old church once stood is set to become a new Marriott hotel.

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