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300 MORE BED-STUY UNITS

Almost 300 New Residential Units to be Added in Bedford-Stuyvesant Diagram of 376-378 Flushing Avenue. Image Credit: DCP Planning Commission approves two new residential buildings in northeast ...
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LANDMARKS BY DEFAULT

Subcommittee Delays Action on Three Landmark Designations Loew’s 175th Street Theater in Manhattan’s Washington Heights. Image Credit: LPC. Six designations sent to full Council where they ...
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LEGALIZING RED HOOK INITIATIVE

CPC Agrees to Legalize Overbuilt Building for Expanding Non-Profit The Red Hook Initiative in Brooklyn. Image Credit: RHICenter.org City Planning Commission approves legalization and expansion of Red ...
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THE CITY FAILS THE THEATRE?

Subcommittee Lambastes City for Withdrawing Beneficial Theater Contribution Increase Image Credit: Wikipedia The City’s Planning Department withdraws its proposal to increase contributions to ...
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LANDMARKING ST. JOHN THE DIVINE

Cathedral of St. John the Divine and Six Auxiliary Buildings Collectively Designated an Individual Landmark St. John the Divine Cathedral. Image Credit: LPC. Unfinished cathedral, the largest in the ...
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LOOKING @ MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS

Morningside Heights-Notable for Early 20th Century Architecture Designated Morningside Heights Historic District Map. Credit LPC. District is composed of 115 buildings between West 109th and West ...
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LOOKING @ A BASEMENT & PEACE SIGN

Basement apartment ruled legal; Condo’s “peace” sign ruled illegal 345 West 70th Street in Manhattan. Image Credit: CityLaw Buildings charged that owner unlawfully converted basement ...
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BANKING ON BROOKLYN'S BANK ROW

Two Adjoining Bank Buildings Designated as Individual Landmarks Image Credit: LPC. “Bank Row” buildings represent two eras of 20th-century economic expansion. Landmarks voted to designate ...
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DESIGNATING THE WALDORF-ASTORIA'S INTERIOR

Waldorf-Astoria Interiors Proceed Toward Designation The Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Image Credit: LPC. Speakers at hearing on designation lavish praise on quality and significance of ...
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MORE HARLEM HOUSING

City Council to Hear Testimony on Three New Harlem Developments The City Planning Commission approved three new affordable housing projects; City Council schedules hearing. On February 1, 2017, the ...
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$8.5 MILLION PENALTY FOR NEGLECTING LANDMARK

Judge Orders $8.55 M Penalty for Neglected Landmark Property; Urges Parties to Find Alternative Resolutions 509 Seguine Avenue, Staten Island. Image Credit: Google Maps. Court ordered owners to secure ...
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THE CITY'S YOUNGEST LANDMARK

City’s Newest Landmark also its Youngest United Nations Hotel Late 1970s and early 1980s hotel interiors are a rare preserved exemplar of late Modern and early Postmodern design. Landmarks voted ...
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SAVE THE WASHINGTON HEIGHTS LOEW'S

Loew’s 175th Street Theatre, 4140 Broadway, New York, NY We need your help to save a treasure of Washington Heights! Last month, the Loew’s 175th Street Theatre —the last of New ...
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LOOKING @ BSA OVERSIGHT

Council Hears Testimony from BSA on New Oversight Legislation Council Member Antonio Reynoso. Image credit: William Alatriste, New York City Council Executive Director of the Board of Standards and ...
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DESIGNATING THE SOUTH VILLAGE HISTORIC DISTRICT

New South Village Historic District Designation Image Credit: LPC. Commission voted to designate 157-building district without altering boundaries. On December 13, 2016, Landmark voted to add the ...
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PROTECTING ST. JOHN THE DIVINE

Wide Support for Landmarking of St. John the Divine Complex Image Credit: LPC. Landmark site would include six associated buildings, as well as massive Episcopal cathedral. Landmarks held a hearing on ...
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CITYLAND'S TOP 10 OF 2016

CityLand’s Top Ten Stories of 2016 Welcome to CityLand ‘s fifth annual top ten stories of the year! We have selected a range of our most popular and prominent stories, and guest ...
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DESIGNATING NORTHERN MANHATTAN A LANDMARK

Hearing Held on Potential Designation of Northern Manhattan Historic District Proposed Morningside Heights Historic District. Image Credit: LPC. Designation of 115-property district widely supported ...
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SKYSCRAPER SKIRTER!

Elected Officials Challenge Skyscraper’s Skirt of the Zoning Law Image Credit: 180 East 88th Street. The development of a skyscraper on the Upper East Side has provoked the ire of City officials ...
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MAYOR APPOINTS LAGO TO PLANNING COMMISSION

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Marisa Lago as Next Director of Department of City Planning and Chair of City Planning Commission C arl Weisbrod to become Chair of Trust for Governors Island Mayor Bill de ...
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LANDMARKING ELEVEN MIDTOWN BUILDINGS

Eleven Buildings Individually Landmarked as part of the Greater East Midtown Initiative The Graybar Building at 420 Lexington Avenue. Image Credit: LPC Hearing were held on twelve buildings over two ...
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BANKING ON TWO LANDMARKS?

Two Adjoining Bank Buildings Considered as Individual Landmarks People’s Trust Company Building. Image Credit: LPC. Elected officials and local residents urge Landmarks to designate 20th century ...
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CITICORP'S A CITY LANDMARK?

Former Citicorp Center Designated an Individual City Landmark Image Credit: LPC. Modernist structure last item designated of the buildings identified in Landmarks’ East Midtown Initiative. On ...
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PAY TO PLAY REAL-ESTATE DEVELOPMENT

City Council Members Berate Applicant for Withdrawing MIH Commitment; Deny Application Council Member Brad Lander. Image Credit: William Alatriste for the City Council. The proposal would allow for ...
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OVERSEEING BSA

City Council to Consider New Oversight Controls on BSA Council Member Ben Kallos. Image Credit: William Alatriste for the City Council. Ten bills will be aired for public opinion to place restrictions ...
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