Tag: National Register of Historic Places

Where Once There Was History, A Hole in the Ground

Working in historic preservation, you know that you win some and you lose some.  The forces of real estate in New York are quite powerful, and as passionately as New Yorkers feel about the character and spirit of their city …

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Three Cheers for Father’s Heart Church!

Last month we all cheered when it was announced that the Bowery Historic District was added to the State and National Register of Historic Places – a well-deserved recognition of one of New York’s oldest and most historic streets. We …

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Historic Preservation 101: What is a Landmark?

We speak often of historic districts, individual landmarks and national and state register sites but, what do those terms really mean? This post will review how the designation of landmarks came to be, what a landmark is and the differences …

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1966 Sip-In at Julius'

A Peek Back at the Village’s LGBT History

View A Guide to Lesbian & Gay New York Historical Landmarks in a larger map The Village erupted in riotous celebrations this past weekend at the news of passage of marriage equality legislation, which carried over into the annual Lesbian, …

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