The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted yesterday to designate a collection of over 330 buildings -- within the bounds of the Bowery, Avenue A, East 2nd and East 7th street -- as the first large-scale historic district in neighborhood history.
In a 6 to 1 vote, the commission gave landmark prot ... More >>
We have recently learned that a historic, federal era row-house is in threat of demolition in the South Village.The property, located at 186 Spring Street, was built in 1824 and is one of the last structures of its kind that has mostly remained intact as it was originally constructed. It also belong ... More >>
Museum of the City of New YorkThe Museum of the City of New York has expanded their photography archive online, adding some 10,000 images. Elizabeth Finkelstein, director of preservation and research at the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, pointed us to a few that are part ... More >>
via EV GrieveJust as everyone was preparing to get all mushy-gushy and celebrate with a toast and a kiss because love is in the air and whatnot, the city had to go and bring down the house, literally. The city has approved the demolition of 35 Cooper Square, just a few hours after a permit wa ... More >>
The city has started renovation work on the Philip Johnson-designed New York State Pavilion from the 1964 World's Fair in Flushing Meadow Park. Volunteers have begun clearing weeds and debris from the inside of the space so that workmen can put down a layer of sand and gravel to protect the t ... More >>