Please join us tomorrow, December 15th at 2pm on the steps of City Hall to bring attention to the recent demolitions of landmarked and soon-to-be-landmarked buildings across the city, and to demand action from the city to do more to protect historic buildings.
Join us on November 16th for light refreshments and a complimentary cocktail to celebrate the launch of BEYOND THE BRICKS - a project that highlights the Upper East Side's vibrant small business culture, neighborhood history, and talented local artists.
Kent Barwick is the quintessential civic agitator, preservationist, public servant, and New Yorker. The impact of his civic work is undeniable. His advocacy on behalf of parks, trails and waterways, and myriad preservation efforts extends throughout New York State.
FRIENDS is joining forces with Art on the Ave and Manhattan Sideways to showcase the breadth and diversity of local businesses in the Yorkville neighborhood and highlight immigrant connections of both current and past retail and residential tenants. One element of this project is to spotlight local retail spaces themselves,
New district lines for New York City’s 51 Council Districts are now being considered for adoption, and as proposed, big changes are coming to representation in local government for the Upper East Side and Roosevelt Island.
Earlier this year, four historic tenement buildings on the southeast corner of East 75th Street and Third Avenue were demolished to pave way for a new 214 foot tall building, developed by the EJS Group and designed by Beyer Blinder Belle.
In the last week there have been not one, but two, significant developments related to the long-stalled project at 1297-1299 Third Avenue between 74th and 75th Streets which has sat vacant for nearly three years.