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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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Speak Out: Fight for New York

Speak Out: Fight for New York

I have always believed that you need to be a part of your time and involved in the issues of...

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Conservancy Supports new Landmark Designations

Conservancy Supports new Landmark Designations

The Conservancy spoke out in support of several new Queens and Manhattan designations at the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) hearings...

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20 Years

20 Years

Scenes from that bright blue September morning remain vivid in our memories. 20 years later, we still mourn the thousands...

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Where Dreams Once Came True

I was caught unaware by the outpouring of public concern over the likely demolition of Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn....

SoHo NoHo Historic District Under Threat

Mayor de Blasio’s plan to upzone SoHo/NoHo takes another step when Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer holds her hearing on...

Empire State Complex Update

Now that Governor Cuomo is leaving office, his Empire State Complex plans should leave with him. Do we need to...

Primary Election Day is Here

Election Day was a big deal when I was a child. My parents loved politics. My father left for work...

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