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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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Conservancy Awards 14 Sacred Sites Grants

Conservancy Awards 14 Sacred Sites Grants

The Conservancy’s Sacred Sites program recently pledged 14 Sacred Sites Grants totaling $228,800 to landmarked religious properties throughout New York...

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Celebrate Preservation and its Economic Impact

Celebrate Preservation and its Economic Impact

May is National Preservation Month. For us, every month is preservation month. But it is important to highlight the benefits,...

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Help Save Postmodernism

Help Save Postmodernism

Postmodern architecture has been with us since the early 1970s—pushing back against spare Modernism with sometimes fanciful use of historic...

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Alert Albany – Protect Our Neighborhoods

Last Chance! Contact Your Legislators Now! We have still not seen a promised amendment to the Faith Based Affordable Housing...

Tradeoff: A New Bus Terminal for New Towers?

I hadn’t been on a long-distance bus in years. But the need for an impromptu trip recently found me heading...

Public Still Needs Answers on Penn Station

The Conservancy has a strong ally in our fight to save the Penn Station neighborhood from being destroyed. We want...

Watch our “I am Preservation” Video Series

In honor of our 50th anniversary, we highlighted preservation’s popularity by sharing a video series called “I am Preservation.” People...

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