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Towers in the South Street Seaport Historic District. Upzoning in SoHo and NoHo. An out-of-scale hospital on the Upper East Side.

New Year…New Entrance to New York


There were lots of people exploring Moynihan Train Hall last Saturday morning. Taking pictures. Pointing. Staring at the sky through

Conservancy President Honored “Responsible 100”


I’m pleased that City and State has included me in their list of the “The 2020 Responsible 100” honoring individuals “whose

Historic Districts Under Attack Again


When I left the City Council years ago to join the Landmarks Conservancy, one City Hall reporter quipped that I

Olmsted House Update

Emergency Preservation Grants
Preservation Services

DECEMBER 2020 – We’re delighted to report that Frederick Law Olmsted’s former home on Staten Island is now on the

Development Challenges Historic Districts


Does Lenox Hill Hospital need a bulky, 436-foot tower on Lexington Avenue that would require upzoning to more than double

SoHo/NoHo Upzoning Overkill


The City says the massive upzoning proposed for the SoHo and NoHo historic districts is based on recommendations by the SoHo/NoHo study

Crown Heights Development Draws Strong Opposition


The Conservancy joined dozens of neighbors, the Community Board, and the local council member at a Landmarks Preservation Commission to

Conservancy President #37 on list of Manhattan’s 50 Most Powerful Private-Sector Leaders


Landmarks Conservancy President, Peg Breen #37 on City & State’s list of Manhattan’s 50 Most Powerful Private-Sector Leaders. From the heads of financial

We Help Institutions for Listing on the State and National Registers of Historic Places


We continue to help institutions to be listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places by doing the

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