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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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Bombshell Report: Madison Square Garden Not Compatible with Transit

Bombshell Report: Madison Square Garden Not Compatible with Transit

As the City Planning Commission prepares to take up Madison Square Garden’s (MSG) request to renew its special operating permit...

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50th Anniversary Publication

50th Anniversary Publication

Celebrating a 50th Anniversary is exciting. There was no guarantee when we launched in 1973 that we’d make it this...

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Celebrating 50 Years – Explore our Online Exhibition

Celebrating 50 Years – Explore our Online Exhibition

As part of our 50th-anniversary celebration, we’ve launched an online exhibition exploring fifty of our most iconic and memorable successes...

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Fighting to Save Neighborhood from State Destruction

Today’s opinion piece in the New York Daily News by a West 30th Street resident describes the buildings, businesses, jobs,...

Controversial 5G Towers Will Finally be Subject to Federal Review

The hulking 5G towers that have outraged New Yorkers will finally get the Federal review that the Conservancy and others...

It Ain’t Over ’til It’s Over

A New York Times headline on Thursday declared “As the Office Market Craters, Support for Penn Station Plan Evaporates.” The...

Another Reason to Ditch Towers Around Penn

So there’s another plan for Penn Station that doesn’t depend on leveling blocks of Midtown for giant office towers. The...

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