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Central Harlem »

Preservationists Doubt Marcus Garvey Watchtower Will Be Restored

The watchtower atop Marcus Garvey Park will begin to come down in November. It will be restored in 2017.

Sunnyside »

See Historical Photos From Sunnyside Gardens at 90th Anniversary Exhibit

The Greater Astoria Historical Society will host a lecture Thursday on the historic Queens district.

Upper West Side »

Locals Complain UWS Eatery's 'New Orleans' Facade Will Ruin Historic Feel

The team from Blue Ribbon and P.J. Clarke's wants to add large French doors and gas lamps to the facade.

Williamsburg »

Glass Building on Williamsburg's Only Historic Block Gets Landmarks Nod

A plan to build a glass preschool at 2 Fillmore Place sparked outcry from locals.

Upper West Side »

Landmarks Rejects 'Bland' Design for 16-Story Tower Near Lucerne Hotel

The commission asked the architects to revise their design for 207 W. 97th St. 

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.

Bed-Stuy »

Brooklyn's Historic Churches Disappear to Make Way for Condos

We map the more than 20 historic churches that have been converted into condos in the past two decades.

Central Harlem »

Protesters Ask Landmarks Commission to Force Church to Remove Anti-Gay Sign

Atlah Worldwide Church is accused of making alterations to its historic building without permission.

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. 

Midtown »

Thousands of Artifacts, Including 200-Year-Old Douche, Get New Home

Thousands of items found in various sites across the city will be housed in Midtown.

Midtown »

Locals Demand Protections for 57th Street on Rizzoli Bookstore's Last Day

The bookstore was set to close on West 57th Street Friday evening. 

Midtown »

Rizzoli Bookstore Interior Won't Be Landmarked, Officials Say

The bookstore, which faces demolition, will close on Friday.

Meatpacking District »

Real Estate Firm Drops High Line Mural After Failing to Get City Approval

Town Real Estate did not get landmarks approval for a Domingo Zapata-designed mural on 14th Street.

Midtown »

Last-Minute Landmarking Bid Could Save Rizzoli Bookstore Building

The bookstore is set to close its West 57th Street location on Friday so the building can be demolished.

Bed-Stuy »

Residents Celebrate Stuyvesant Heights' Preservation

Stuyvesant Heights Historic District expanded in August. Supporters want more of Bed-Stuy landmarked.