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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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Bringing Back New York

Bringing Back New York

We’re very pleased with the response to our updated economic report. It clearly shows that preservation has a key role...

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Reality and Recovery: Historic Preservation in New York City – New Report and Online Discussion

Reality and Recovery: Historic Preservation in New York City – New Report and Online Discussion

Preservation will play a key role in New York’s recovery, in the same way it has through previous crises. As New...

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Preservation Study Needed on 70 Mulberry

Preservation Study Needed on 70 Mulberry

When the Mayor announced $80 million in capital funding for 70 Mulberry Street on July 2, he said “it’s vital...

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Empire Station Complex Would Dwarf Hudson Yards

Urban Renewal Doesn’t Deserve a Comeback The Conservancy gives Governor Cuomo great credit for fulfilling the late Senator Daniel Patrick...

Art Deco Jewel in Jamaica Closer to Landmark Status

Public School 48 is poised to be one of the few landmarks in South Jamaica.  The Conservancy joined elected officials...

One of Preservation’s Best Retires

Like many professions, preservation has been doing some self-examination recently. How can we be even more inclusive, honoring more of...

Reimagining the Brooklyn Bridge

When you are the New York Landmarks Conservancy, you aren’t going to relocate the office to the suburbs or telecommute...

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