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Museum at Eldridge Street Launches Exhibit About Synagogue's Past

The $325,000 exhibit and visitors center will showcase the Lower East Side synagogue's history.

Upper East Side »

LPC Says Landlord Warehoused Units in Rejecting Demolition Bid

The Landmarks Preservation Commission denied a request to raze two landmarked buildings in the E. 60s.

Upper East Side »

Upper Park Avenue Designated a Historic District

The new district covers a 12-block stretch from East 79th to East 91st streets. 

Prospect Heights »

Beast Bar Closing Its Doors After a Decade on Vanderbilt Avenue

The owner said she plans to take a break and wants to take a road trip with her dog.

Fort Greene »

DeKalb Ave. Eatery Tries to Rehang Downed 'Liquor Store' Sign From 1970s

The owners of Colonia Verde at 219 DeKalb Ave. want to rehang the 1970s-era sign.

Upper West Side »

Massive Fire Engulfs Landmarked UWS Building

About 10 firefighters suffered minor injuries in a four-alarm fire on W. 76th Street near Central Park.

Upper East Side »

Neighbors Fight Plan to Expand Landmarked Madison Ave. Building

Residents of an East 68th Street building are opposing a plan to build out an adjacent courtyard.

Williamsburg »

Locals Blast Plan for Event Space in Williamsburgh Savings Bank

Residents said they feared the 1,000-person event space would bring traffic and noise to the area. 

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.

Concourse »

City May Decide to Renovate or Tear Down Historic P.S. 31 Within Weeks

A nonprofit wants to turn the Bronx landmark into housing if the city decides not to demolish it.

Upper West Side »

'Eyesore' Penthouses Proposed for Famed Apthorp Blasted by Community

Residents and Community Board 7 railed against the new penthouse plan Monday night. 

Jackson Heights »

Community Storytelling Project Coming to Jackson Heights Playstreet

The map-making project will hopefully get more members of the community involved.

Woodhaven »

Forest Park Carousel Granted Landmark Status

The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to designate the carousel a New York City landmark.

Lower East Side »

Shuttered Bialystoker Nursing Home Wins Landmark Protection

Bialystoker Home for the Aged on East Broadway became a landmark, which means it cannot be demolished.

Greenpoint »

Brooklyn's Oldest Public Elementary School Welcomes New Leader

Principal Carmen Asselta caters to P.S. 34's diverse population of Polish and Latino students.

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