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Articles about "Landmarks Preservation Commission"

  • #TBT: Penn Station’s Past Glory By Serena Horrigan | June 04, 2015

    This Thursday we're throwing back to Penn Station's glory days as a breathtaking example of Beaux-Arts architecture!

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  • Street of the Week: Hudson Street By Serena Horrigan | May 26, 2015

    Running from the Meatpacking District to Tribeca, Hudson Street is one of Manhattan's most aesthetically pleasing and architecturally intriguing streets!

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  • #TBT: Landmarked Luxury By Serena Horrigan | May 21, 2015

    This Thursday we're throwing back with the history of some of New York City's most luxurious landmarked residences.

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  • 6 Underrated NYC Districts That Should Be Their Own Neighborhoods By Jonathan Tuason | May 11, 2015

    Did you know that Gramercy Park is only about two acres big? We’re taking a look at districts that might be a bit more deserving of the ‘neighborhood’ title.

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  • #TBT: These Showcased Luxury Condos Have History Cred! By Serena Horrigan | April 09, 2015

    TBT is giving you a peak into the historic past of some of NYC's hottest luxury condos. At 10 stories, one of these was once New York’s tallest skyscraper!

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  • Unearth NYC By Samantha Martinez | March 12, 2015

    You can spend your entire life in a place without really enjoying all it has to offer. Why not take some time to unearth New York with the Elegran team.

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  • Heated Preservation Battles, NY Style By Stephanie Fujihashi | February 28, 2014

    New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission is the largest municipal preservation agency in the nation—understandable considering the city’s history.

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  • Scandalous Historical Headquarters Reaches Landmark Status By Olivia Smedley | November 05, 2013

    The infamous political powerhouse that reigned supreme in New York City between the 1790s and the 1960s is making headlines once again, this time for their legacy and not their crooked ways. The headquarters of Tammany Hall, otherwise known as the Society of St. Tammany or the Sons of the St. Tammany, was made a landmark in a unanimous vote on Tuesday.

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  • Aluminum House Might Not Find a Home In Historic Sunnyside By Olivia Smedley | September 17, 2013

    Residents of Sunnyside Gardens are up in arms over the proposed development of a vacant lot. This Queens historic district is filled with brick, two story houses that have been standing proud since 1929. Owners of a vacant lot on the corner of 39t St and 50th St now want to use it as a site for the Aluminaire House -- a house made of solely steel and aluminum.

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  • Cast Iron or Cast Out? Expanding the Tribeca Historic District By Peter Black | August 27, 2013

    The Tribeca landmarking debate has been raging for over two decades. Preservationists and conservationists want to preserve and conserve Tribeca’s uniqueness. As they should; Tribeca is home to some of the country’s oldest and most beautiful cast iron architecture. In 1988, the New York City Landmark Preservation Committee separated Tribeca into four adjacent—but distinct—historic districts. These areas have been protected by landmarking regulation ever since.

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