Hardship Public Meeting Time Announced!

The owners of the CITY & SUBURBAN HOMES FIRST AVENUE ESTATE continue to claim that they cannot make a profit on this property, and still seek to demolish two landmark buildings.

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Fifth Avenue vs. Central Park West: A Lecture with Barry Lewis

While the storied thoroughfares of Central Park West and Fifth Avenue both flank Central Park, their history and character are worlds apart.

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A Great Success!

It was a wonderful evening for all, and special thanks go out to the Benefit Committee for their assistance in organizing the event and making it such a great success! With the funds raised, FRIENDS can continue our mission as steward of the Upper East Side’s six historic districts and 128 individual landmarks.

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Park Avenue Christian Church is in DANGER!

The Park Avenue Christian Church and Parish House at 1010 Park Avenue, designed by eminent architects Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson, is an intact, Gothic Revival-style complex constructed in 1911.

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Ray Kelly

Reserve Your Tickets for the 2013 Benefit!

Join FRIENDS for an exciting evening as we proudly honor Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly at our Tenth Annual Ambassador to the Upper East Side Award Dinner on Monday, September 30th.

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FRIENDS’ Spring 2013 Newsletter: Now Available!

Stay updated on all of the latest FRIENDS news with our Spring 2013 Newsletter! Become a member today to receive our printed newsletter in the mail, guaranteeing the most up-to-date news on the landmarks and historic districts of the Upper East Side.

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Thank you!

A special thanks to all our FRIENDS and colleagues who attended yesterday’s hardship application hearing at the Landmarks Preservation Commission!

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Second Hardship Hearing Time Announced

Fifteen months after the first hearing at the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) in January 2012, the CITY & SUBURBAN HOMES FIRST AVENUE ESTATE hardship application is back!

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North Woods Central Park

The North Woods of Central Park: A Walking Tour

Designed to mimic the Adirondack Mountains and reflect the Hudson River School of painting, the leafy North Woods of Vaux and Olmsted’s Central Park enables visitors to escape from the bustling city.

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A Proud Moment for FRIENDS!

FRIENDS past and present were thrilled to receive the 2013 Preservation Organization Award from the New York Landmarks Conservancy!v

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FRIENDS of the Upper East Side 2020