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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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LOOKING @ CERTIFICATES OF NO EFFECT

Audit Faults Landmarks’ Record Keeping, Enforcement of Fee Requirement NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer. Image credit: Office of the New York City Comptroller Comptroller found that Landmarks did ...
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A SULLIVAN THOMPSON HISTORY DISTRICT?

Hearing Held on Potential New Historic District in South Village Image Credit: LPC Designation of 157 buildings as new historic district supported by elected officials and many residents, while some ...
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NO LONGER RUBBER-STAMPING PROJECTS

City Council no Longer a Rubber Stamp on Zoning Proposals Panel of City Officials and industry leaders discussed NYC zoning and recent developments like Mandatory Inclusionary Housing and Zoning for ...
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LAMBERT'S LACKING?

Subcommittee Criticizes City’s Lack of Planning at Lambert Houses [UPDATE: Subcommittee Approves with Modifications] Lambert Houses. Image Credit: Google Maps. UPDATE: On November 21, 2016, the ...
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WOULDN'T APPROVE LOW-INCOME HOUSING

Justice Department Files Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Against Tinley Park, Illinois, for Refusing to Approve Low-Income Housing Development The Justice Department recently filed a civil lawsuit ...
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LANDMARKING THE WALDORF'S INTERIOR

Landmarks to Consider Designation of Waldorf-Astoria Interiors Waldorf-Astoria Interior. Image Credit LPC. Art Deco lobbies, galleries, staircase, a ballroom and their connecting spaces over three ...
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CONVERTING PIER TO PARK

Conversion of Pier 3 to Parkland Begins Artistic Rendering of Pier 3. Image Credit: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates. City enters final stretch for the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge Park. On ...
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EXPANDING THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

Addition to American Museum of Natural History on Columbus Avenue Side Approved Rendering of the interior of the Museum. Image Credit: LPC. Approved addition, occupying a quarter acre of parkland, ...
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LOOKING @ LAMBERT HOUSES

Zoning Subcommittee Criticizes Administration’s Lack of Planning at Lambert Houses Lambert Houses. Image Credit: Google Maps. Three City Council members scolded HPD for the agency’s ...
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REPURPOSING ST. JOHN'S TERMINAL BUILDING

City Planning Commission Holds Hearing on St. John Terminal Rezoning [UPDATE: City Planning Approves Application] Image Credit: Hudson River Park Trust The proposed rezoning would permit the ...
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TURNING TWO INTO ONE

Redevelopment of Two Buildings into One-Family Residence Approved after Modifications Project Rendering. Image Credit: Steven Harris Architects LLP. Revised plan eliminated glass tower from design, ...
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