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Push for Upzonings Before Mayor Leaves Office


A series of upzonings is threatening some of New York’s most treasured neighborhoods.  New Yorkers reinvented SoHo/NoHo, Gowanus, and Governors

Crucial Vote on Governors Island


The City Council Land Use Committee did approve the upzoning for the southern half of Governors Island with almost no

How the City Celebrates Preservation Month


May is “Preservation Month.” But the de Blasio administration isn’t celebrating it. Instead, the City is expected to begin the

Conservancy Supports Landmark Designation in Harlem


Harlem’s historic architecture was the focus of an April 20 Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) hearing. The Conservancy was pleased to

Legislature Blocks Governor’s Urban Renewal Plans Around Penn Station


The State Legislature blocked Governor Cuomo from using any of the $1.3 billion he put into the Capital budget for

The Times Story on SoHo / NoHo has Flawed Assumptions


“And now that the neighborhood has become a bastion of wealth, some current residents and housing rights activists question what

Don’t Let the City Destroy Governors Island


We Can’t Let the City Destroy This Incredible Oasis That Serves All New Yorkers The City Council Subcommittee on Zoning

Holyrood Episcopal Church One Step Closer to Landmark Designation

Sacred Sites

Holyrood Episcopal Church – Iglesia Santa Cruz (715 West 179th Street) is a local landmark to its Washington Heights community.

Electeds Criticize Massive Development Plan Around Penn Station


New York City elected officials at all levels of government criticized Governor Cuomo’s proposed plan to demolish six blocks around

Mayoral Candidates Need to Hear From You


Our Next Mayor Should Support Preservation For a Stronger New York City Mayoral candidates are hearing about a lot of

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