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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.

Harlem »

East Harlem Deserves Historic District, Columbia Report Says

East Harlem has at least 19 buildings worthy of landmark status and the assets to support two potential historic districts.

Manhattan »

Preservation Advocates 'Optimistic' About Fate of Historic East Village Row House

Advocates sat down with the site's developer to talk about possibly preserving the 1825 building.

Harlem »

Landmarked Corn Exchange Bank Building Could be Redeveloped

City officials want to hear proposals on how to redevelop the landmarked structure, which was built in Harlem in 1889.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Preservation Advocates Rally to Landmark Historic East Village Building

Preservationists want the city to reconsider landmarking the nearly 200-year-old building at 35 Cooper Sq.

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