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National Historic Landmark

The plaque is unveiled, designating Adm. David Glasgow Farragut's grave site at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx a National Historic Landmark. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Bronx Grave Site Of Civil War Naval Officer Designated National Historic Landmark

A ceremony was held Thursday at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx to give the rare distinction of National Historic Landmark status to a grave site.

05/23/2013

Green-Wood Cemetery, May 14, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City’s Oldest Cemetery, Once Used As Park, Marks 175th Anniversary

The 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.

05/14/2013

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Montauk Point Lighthouse To Be Designated A Landmark

Sen. 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.

03/06/2012

Eldridge St. Synagogue - File / Photo: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images

Historic Eldridge Street Synagogue Gets New Window

The 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.

10/07/2010