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The Conservancy is a strong and respected voice for preservation laws and policies at every level of government. From testifying before the City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission, to lobbying in Albany and in Washington, D.C, to rallying constituents, we have a powerful impact. Our policy positions help shape landmarking, planning, and development decisions which affect our economy, tourism, and quality of life.

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60 Wall Street Testimony

60 Wall Street Testimony

is a post-modern gem, inside and out. The Conservancy spoke out at a Landmarks Preservation Commission hearing this week to...

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Governor Continues to Ignore Penn Station Questions

Governor Continues to Ignore Penn Station Questions

Mayor Adams said yesterday he was open to having Madison Square Garden move on the same day Governor Hochul announced...

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Penn Questions and Criticism Continues

Penn Questions and Criticism Continues

Editorials and commentators are continuing to question Governor Hochul’s proposed real estate deal surrounding Penn Station and asking for answers...

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Continued Questions About Towers Around Penn

Today’s New York Times story focusing on Governor Hochul’s push for 10 new supertall office towers around Penn Station points...

A Sacking of Cities

Governor Hochul’s misguided plan for Penn Station has hit a “speedbump.” After criticism from the State Comptroller over the lack...

Real Decisions on Penn Kicked Down the Track

Yesterday’s Public Authorities Control Board (PACB) vote was not a final approval of the Governor’s Penn Station plan, nor the...

Make Two Phone Calls To Help Defeat Penn Plan

The Governor’s plan for Penn Station has been described as the “Worst Deal Since Manhattan Was Sold For $24.” We...

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