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LPC Chair Meenakshi Srinivasan To Resign

This morning it was reported by several publications that the Chair of the Landmarks Preservation Commission, Meenakshi Srinivasan, will step down on June 1, 2018. Crain's article contains a statement by Chair Srinivasan. LPC is preparing to release...

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West End Avenue Commercial Traffic

West End Avenue Commercial Traffic

Calling All Cameras To Capture West End Avenue Commercial Traffic A few years ago, WEPS launched a campaign to curb the commercial traffic on West End Avenue. We devised a proposal to prevent southbound traffic entering West End from Broadway at 107th St and we were...

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Waldorf-Astoria Interiors at LPC morning of Jan 24

LPC will hold a public hearing for the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Interiors tomorrow, Jan 24. Time is app 9:45am "Interior spaces on the Ground, First, Second and Third Floors in the Art Deco individual landmark skyscraper hotel built 1929-31, by Schultze and Weaver, with...

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LPC Adds 10 More Designations From Backlog

Still on the LPC calendar is the former IRT Powerhouse, hope to have that designated in 2017. "Landmarks Preservation Commission's Backlog Nearly Cleared with 10 More Designations". Article via  Evan Bindelglass at New York...

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Governor Cuomo Vetoes A10421

On November 28, 2016 the Governor did not approve Bill A 10421, which sought to repeal the definition of “transportation purpose” for the purposes of the metropolitan transportation authority. Click for full memo on Veto 259. Thanks to Matthew Hamilton from the Times...

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LPC Approves AMNH Expansion proposal

The Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education and Innovation came before the Landmarks Preservation Commission on October 11, 2016 and was unanimously approved. This came on the heels of approval by CB7. The original proposal was slightly altered, as a result of...

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