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East Harlem »

Historic East Harlem Church Wants Security Fence Outside its Stoop

The fence is meant to bring safety to the homeless people who sleep on the church steps, officials said.

Carroll Gardens »

Brooklyn Church Beats $13K Goal to Restore 1890s Grand Piano

Saint Agnes Catholic Church raised nearly $21,000 to restore its piano and launch a concert series.

Central Harlem »

Harlem's Renaissance Ballroom Beyond Restoration, Developers Say

After 36 years of neglect, the building has become too delapidated to save.

Central Harlem »

Independent Engineer Report Supports Dismantling the Harlem Watchtower

The watchtower atop Marcus Garvey Park will begin to be dismantled by the end of November.

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.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Resident Captures the History of El Barrio Through Its Murals

Marina Ortiz spent ten years photographing the neighborhood's murals. 

Red Hook »

Brooklyn Students Want to Teach You About New York's Waterways This Week

More than 70 middle school students spent the summer learning about protecting the city's harbor.

Upper West Side »

Tavern on the Green Opens After $28M Restoration

The legendary restaurant has been completely overhauled, but retains an old school feel.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Nonprofit Seeks Donations to Restore Historic Tanker's Kitchen

PortSide NewYork needs donations to renovate the galley of the Mary A. Whalen oil tanker.

Clinton Hill »

Church Uses Kickstarter to Raise Renovation Cash for Tiffany Windows

Brown Memorial in Clinton Hill is hoping to raise $50,000 to restore their 1891 stained glass windows.

Washington Heights »

Morris-Jumel Mansion Hosts Post-Halloween Sleepover and Paranormal Show

The Morris-Jumel Mansion is hosting spooky events for $40,000 for a complete restoration.

Prospect Heights »

Brooklyn Public Library Revives Original 1941 Doors in Historic Restoration

Brooklyn Public Library's Central Branch unveiled a $250,000 replica of its original entrance Thursday.

Central Harlem »

Harlem's Historic Fire Watchtower to Get $4 Million Makeover

Plans are in the works to turn the Marcus Garvey Park landmark into a wi-fi hotspot.

New York City »

Loew's Kings Theatre Set to Return to Former Glory After Decades of Decay

The historic Flatbush theater is getting a $94 million renovation.

New York City »

Restored MTA Bus Routes to Hit the Streets Sunday

More than a dozen city bus lines that were cut in 2010 will resume service Jan. 6, 2013.