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“City of Yes for Housing Opportunity” Public Hearing July 10


This massive proposal will impact neighborhoods across the City. The City Planning Commission is holding its public hearing on “City

Elected Officials Demand City to End 5G Tower Installations


Elected officials are keeping up the fight over giant 32-foot 5G towers being installed across the City. In two letters

Grant for Monument Repair at Green-Wood Cemetery

Emergency Preservation Grants

A bad storm in October 2023 downed trees and a decorative memorial monument at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn. The Cemetery

Frederick Douglass Memorial Park is Now a Landmark

Emergency Preservation Grants

On June 18th, the Landmarks Preservation Commission named Frederick Douglass Memorial Park an individual landmark. Established in 1935, Frederick Douglass

Sacred Sites Director Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Sacred Sites

Sacred Sites Director Ann Friedman received a lifetime achievement award from the Historic Districts Council (HDC) at their annual Grassroots

The Conservancy Supports Willoughby-Hart Historic District


Brooklyn’s newest historic district is Willoughby-Hart, an enclave of two blocks in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted to

Renovations to Begin at Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument


Restoration of the beloved Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park is finally moving forward after years of delay. Mayor

City of Yes for Housing Opportunity


The Adams administration is rewriting New York City’s zoning code. City of Yes for Housing Opportunity (CoY/HO) is the plan

New York City Loves PoMo!


Your votes are in! Thanks to everyone who gave us your opinions on Postmodern buildings worthy of landmark designation. Here

Transformed Lewis Latimer House Museum Reopens

Nonprofit Technical Assistance Grant Program

Every time you flip a light switch, you should think of Lewis Latimer. He invented a method for a longer

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