A Beaux-Arts and Roman style museum building built in 1864-1965 and designed by Vaux and Mould, R.M. Hunt, McKim Mead and White, and others; with designated interior spaces including an entrance vestibule, the Great Hall, a passageway, corridors, the Grand Staircase, halls, balconies, and all vaults and domes above these
An Italian Renaissance style apartment building designed by Charles A. Platt and built in 1907. Application is to amend Permit for Minor Work 04-2679 and Miscellaneous/Amendment 06-5330, which established a Master Plan governing the future installation of windows.
As the Third and Second Avenue elevated trains rumbled their way uptown to Yorkville in the early 1880s, passengers would have seen streets around them that were unevenly lined with new tenement construction, in addition to a lot of empty lots. The Panic of 1879 had interrupted new development in
April 2020 marks the 55th anniversary of the New York City Landmarks Law, and this year, our neighborhood has something extra special to celebrate as we honor this milestone year. As of October 2019, the City and Suburban First Avenue Estate has been saved from demolition, thanks to a years-long,
At FRIENDS, we relish our role as your watchdog for the Upper East Side. We fight to protect everything you love about the neighborhood — the gorgeous architecture, the tree-lined streets, and the mom-and-pop businesses.
Today, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted to designate the First Hungarian Reformed Church (a.k.a. 344-346 East 69th Street) designed by Emery Roth and built from 1915-1916 and the exteriors of the National Society of Colonial Dames building (a.k.a. 215 East 71st Street) designed by Richard Henry Dana Jr. and