163 East 67th Street – Park East Synagogue

A Moorish Revival style synagogue designed by Schneider and Herter and built in1889-1890. Application is to install LED signage.

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147 East 69th Street

A garage/residence, originally built as a carriage house in 1880, and altered in the neo-Georgian style by Barney & Colt in 1913. Application is to construct a rooftop addition and install a privacy wall at the rear terrace.

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26 East 78th Street

An Italianate style rowhouse designed by Silas M. Styles and built in 1871. Application is to demolish an existing rear yard addition, and construct rear yard and rooftop additions.

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793 Madison Avenue

A Renaissance Revival style school building designed by Schickel & Ditmars and built in 1899‐1900. Application is to construct a rear yard addition.

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706 Madison Avenue

A Renaissance Revival style school building designed by Schickel & Ditmars and built in 1899‐1900. Application is to construct a rear yard addition.

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5‐7 East 62nd Street

A Renaissance Revival style school building designed by Schickel & Ditmars and built in 1899‐1900. Application is to construct a rear yard addition.

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A Perilous Path to Protection: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of a Landmark

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,

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First Hungarian Church

Support FRIENDS, your preservation “boots on the ground”

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.

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Two New Upper East Side Landmarks!

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

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The First Hungarian Reformed Church

A New Yorkville Landmark in 2019?

On Tuesday, January 22nd, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted to calendar The First Hungarian Reformed Church at 346 East 69th Street for potential Individual Landmark designation.

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