Long Island City Pepsi-Cola Sign Among 8 New Designated City LandmarksThe Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday voted to designate eight historic structures throughout the five boroughs – including the famous Pepsi-Cola sign in Long Island City, Queens.
Landmarks Commission Considers Fate Of Historic Meatpacking District StreetNeighbors fear a huge development will destroy a landmark street in the Meatpacking District.
Stonewall Inn Designated A City LandmarkThe Stonewall Inn, the Greenwich Village tavern widely considered to be the birthplace of the gay rights movement, has been designated a city landmark.
Commission Votes To Consider Making Stonewall Inn A City LandmarkThe tavern at 51-53 Christopher Street is known as the birthplace of the modern gay rights movement after patrons squared off and fought against a police raid at the bar in 1969.
NYC Agency Drops Proposal To Trim Landmarks ListNew York City's Landmarks Preservation Commission has withdrawn a proposal to remove some 100 historic structures from its list of potential landmarks.
Road To Get NYC Historic Landmark Status Hits RoadblockThe long road to get historic landmark status is about to hit a roadblock for close to 100 sites in New York City.
City Declares Section Of Greenwich Village A Historic DistrictGreenwich Village, the Manhattan neighborhood that was stage to generations of American cultural greats such as Edgar Allan Poe, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, is in better shape to last the ages as the city's newest historic landmark.
Landmarked 19th Century Fire Watchtower To Undergo $4 Million FaceliftThe cast iron Mount Morris Fire Watchtower went up in 1857 and was designated by the Landmarks Preservation Commission as a city landmark in 1967.
Landmarked Chelsea Row House Wins Legal VictoryPreservationists had fought to restore the Chelsea row house at 339 West 29th Street that was once owned by outspoken abolitionist Abigail Hopper Gibbons and her husband.
Century-Old Forest Park Carousel Designated NYC LandmarkThe Forest Park Carousel in Woodhaven, Queens, is the city's first carousel to get the designation. The Landmarks Preservation Commission unanimously approved it Tuesday.
Brooklyn Councilwoman Defends Citi Bike Stations On Landmark BlocksIn the Fort Greene and Clinton Hill neighborhoods, flyers were plastered along a city bike station saying "Residential landmark blocks are not for advertising or commercial activity." Brooklyn City Councilwoman Letitia James said that's unacceptable.
Landmarks Commission To Hold Meeting On South Village Historic District PlansA public meeting is scheduled on Monday on a proposal to create a historic district in the South Village.