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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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A Sacking of Cities

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...

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Real Decisions on Penn Kicked Down the Track

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...

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Make Two Phone Calls To Help Defeat Penn Plan

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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Another Chance to Stop Outrageous Penn Plan

The Governor’s Penn Station Project sailed through the Empire State Development Board (ESD) last week with no dissent. But the...

Governor and Mayor Ignore Serious Questions RE Penn Plan

The Governor and Mayor’s press release yesterday made one thing clear. The massive real estate deal they are pushing has...

A Plan Hidden From the Public Smells Rotten

That’s the conclusion of a remarkable series of Daily News editorials today denouncing the financing and lack of transparency in...

Pressure is Mounting on Governor Hochul to Pause Penn

  A coalition of elected officials has added their voices to the chorus of civic groups, media and voters asking...

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