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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

The Lucy G. Moses Awards – The Oscars of Preservation


 Thanks to all of you who joined us for our joyous virtual celebration of the 31st Lucy G. Moses Awards. We

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

Sacred Sites Committee Awards $267,000 in Grants

Sacred Sites

The Conservancy’s Sacred Sites Committee has pledged 17 grants totaling $267,000 to religious institutions from Brooklyn to Oneida in Central

Moses Awards Help Lift Our Spirits


April is Poetry Month. I’ve been getting Knopf’s daily poetry emails during April for several years and I am always excited when they

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

Grant from 1772 Foundation Will Assist 13 Restoration Projects

Historic Properties Fund

Our Historic Properties Fund received a $100,000 grant from the 1772 Foundation earlier in the year and immediately put it

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