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Chelsea »

City Must Review Penthouse Atop Underground Railroad Home, Court Rules

The landmarked Hopper-Gibbons house once hosted abolitionists John Brown and William Lloyd Garrison.

West Village »

Cynthia Rowley Infuriates Neighbors by Damaging Landmarked Home: Lawsuit

The fashion designer is being sued by a neighboring condo board after doing renovations on her home.

Upper West Side »

Construction Worker Killed After Falling Down UWS Elevator Shaft, FDNY Says

Frank Dragotta, 61, fell to his death inside 130 W. 70th St., which is undergoing renovations.

Clinton Hill »

164-Year-Old Clinton Hill House May Meet the Wrecking Ball

The house at 69 Vanderbilt Ave. was deemed unsafe by the Department of Buildings.

Ridgewood »

990-Building Swath of Central Ridgewood Designated a Historic District

The newly designated district consists mostly of brick row houses built before World War I.

Upper West Side »

Landmarks Commission Shoots Down UWS Church-to-Condo Design

The commission rejected plans to modify to the front of the church and remove stained-glass windows.

Midtown »

What Happened in New York This Week: 9 Stories You Need to Read

From the Eric Garner grand jury decision to steampunk-themed luxury, a lot happened this week.  

Upper West Side »

Historic Church Redesign Gets Approval After 'Pockmarked' Look Revised

The new design has three long glass windows instead of dozens of little windows on the north facade. 

Long Island City »

Long Island City Clock Tower Building Sold as Locals Look to Landmark It

The sale comes as residents are looking to landmark the iconic building, located in Queens Plaza.

Civic Center »

Nearly 100 Sites Quietly Being Removed From Landmarks Consideration

Critics say that the move leaves the sites and the districts vulnerable.

Upper West Side »

'Pockmarked' Condo Design Mars Historic Upper West Side Church, Locals Say

The new owners of a landmarked Central Park West church want to add 70 windows to convert it to condos.

Cobble Hill »

2-Story Retail Center Proposed for Court Street in Cobble Hill

Developers are planning to construct a "modern yet contextual" building in the historic district.

East Village »

19th Century Church-Turned-Synagogue Gets Landmark Protection

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

Long Island City »

Locals Look to Landmark Clock Tower Building in Queens Plaza

Fans of the iconic building asked the Landmarks Preservation Commission to review it for designation.

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.