Bronx Grave Site Of Civil War Naval Officer Designated National Historic LandmarkA ceremony was held Thursday at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx to give the rare distinction of National Historic Landmark status to a grave site.
City's Oldest Cemetery, Once Used As Park, Marks 175th AnniversaryThe 478-acre Green-Wood Cemetery is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year with an exhibition opening Wednesday at the Museum of the City of New York.
Montauk Point Lighthouse To Be Designated A LandmarkSen. Kirsten Gillibrand said the designation will make it easier to apply for federal aid and give the lighthouse top priority for funds for repairs, including concerns about erosion.
Historic Eldridge Street Synagogue Gets New WindowThe 1887 synagogue was the city's first congregation built by Eastern European Jews. It drew 1,000 worshippers during its peak years before falling into disrepair.