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Stonewall Inn Is Officially a NYC Landmark in 'Unprecedented Move'

The Landmarks Preservation Commission designated the Christopher Street building a historic landmark.

West Village »

Stonewall Inn, Up For City Landmarking, Could Also Become a National Park

A forum is being held on June 23 to discuss adding the bar to the country's national parks system.

West Village »

PHOTOS: Former Landmark Building Demolished to Make Way for Condos

The former home of Veranda on Seventh Ave. South will be replaced by six stories of condos and retail.

East Village »

19th Century Church-Turned-Synagogue Gets Landmark Protection

The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to protect the Town & Village Synagogue.

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.

Greenwich Village »

Protect Historic LGBT Sites in Greenwich Village, Preservationists Say

The Stonewall Inn and Julius' should be recognized for their role in the LGBT movement, GVSHP said.

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.

Greenwich Village »

Boutique Marlton Hotel Opens on West Eighth Street

The owner of the Waverly Inn, Jane Hotel and Bowery Hotel is behind the new boutique inn.

Hudson Square »

Hudson Square Rezoning Wins Final City Council Approval

The move will change the face of Manhattan's lower west side.

Greenwich Village »

Village Gay Bar Julius' Could Become National Landmark

The state historic preservation office recognized the bar for its role in the LGBT-rights movement.

East Village »

East Village Historic District Approved by Landmarks Commission

The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to secure the new historict district despite protests.

Chelsea »

Housing Advocates Rally Against Chelsea Market Expansion

Advocates said getting affordable housing in exchange for the expansion is not worth it.

Chelsea »

Modified Chelsea Market Plan Unanimously Approved by City Planning

The commission unanimously voted to approve the "refined and improved proposal."

West Village »

Scaled-Down NYU Expansion Plan Approved by City Council Committee

The City Council's land-use committee approved a modified expansion plan for New York University.

SoHo »

Bid to Save 'Historic' Former Home of Beastie Boy Rejected by City

Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz's former home at 186 Spring St. is slated for demolition.