Tag: Demolitions

Reform the Landmarking Process To Better Protect Our City’s History

GVSHP is proud to share a report we commissioned which examines some flaws in New York City’s landmarking system, and urges that changes be made to better protect historic structures. The report can be viewed here. It looks at the …

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Landmarks Preservation Commission Celebrates Gay Pride, Doesn’t Designate Gay Landmarks

The Landmarks Preservation Commission has recently begun creating on-line slide shows to showcase various history months as represented by some of the city’s roughly 31,000 landmarked properties.  In March, they highlighted Women’s History Month, and in February, Black History Month. …

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Mars Bar Demolition Now Official

In a former post, we took a look at the past and future of the Mars Bar. Today we sadly report that the building’s demolition has been made official…

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