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ARCHITECTS WERE NEGLIGENT?

Landmark Owner Sues Architect Over Renovation 143 Bergen Street in Brooklyn. Image Credit: CityLaw. Architect failed to submit plans to Commission for renovation of landmarked building; owner had to ...
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TOTALLY OUT-OF-CHARACTER

Proposed Development Raised Community Ire, Deemed Out-of-Scale by Commissioners Rendering of 536 Halsey Street. Image Credit: LPC. Commissioners asked for revisions to proposal, which would see two ...
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FINED $2500 FOR SRO USE

Owner Fined $1200 for SRO Use 101-36 104th Street in Queens. Image Credit: GoogleMaps. Owner leased space to non-profit providing services under contract with the State Department of Mental Health. ...
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A 22-STORY TOWER FOR WEST CHELSEA?

Zoning Committee Hears Testimony on New 22-Story Building in West Chelsea City Council Member Corey Johnson. Image credit: NYCC/William Alatriste City Council’s Zoning Committee discusses ...
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BUILDING ON TOP OF THE FLATBUSH CATON?

City Council Considering 251 Affordable Units to be Built on Top of the Flatbush Caton Market The Flatbush Caton Market at 794 Flatbush Avenue. Approval would allow the construction of 251 Affordable ...
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14 WHITE STREET APPOVED

New Building Approved Without Modifications for Vacant Lot Rendering of 14 White Street in Tribeca, Manhattan. Image Credit: LPC New development on triangular-shaped corner lot will employ passive ...
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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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