Frank Dragotta, 61, fell to his death inside 130 W. 70th St., which is undergoing renovations.
The house at 69 Vanderbilt Ave. was deemed unsafe by the Department of Buildings.
The newly designated district consists mostly of brick row houses built before World War I.
The commission rejected plans to modify to the front of the church and remove stained-glass windows.
From the Eric Garner grand jury decision to steampunk-themed luxury, a lot happened this week.
The new design has three long glass windows instead of dozens of little windows on the north facade.
The sale comes as residents are looking to landmark the iconic building, located in Queens Plaza.
Critics say that the move leaves the sites and the districts vulnerable.
The new owners of a landmarked Central Park West church want to add 70 windows to convert it to condos.
Developers are planning to construct a "modern yet contextual" building in the historic district.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to protect the Town & Village Synagogue.
Fans of the iconic building asked the Landmarks Preservation Commission to review it for designation.
The watchtower atop Marcus Garvey Park will begin to come down in November. It will be restored in 2017.
The Greater Astoria Historical Society will host a lecture Thursday on the historic Queens district.
The team from Blue Ribbon and P.J. Clarke's wants to add large French doors and gas lamps to the facade.
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