NYC Historic Preservation
The best accounts for NYC history lovers, whether you’re into old maps, old buildings, old subway photos, or all of the above.
The planned viewing platform takes design inspiration from the icon’s former Jazz Age speakeasy.
The nearly century old clock-faces will receive a sorely needed restoration.
Plans to renovate the historic structure include adding office spaces and an interior open-air courtyard.
Preservationists have pushed to protect the sites for years
The restoration ensures that the city’s last remaining fire watchtower will stand for years to come.
The celebrity couple will move to the house with their seven children once the renovation is done.
As construction begins for a 21-story tech hub, preservationists resurface calls for the city to protect several historic buildings in the area.
The author and civil rights activist’s home has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
The project to restore the New York State Pavilion’s observation towers will begin construction this month
One of the Brooklyn neighborhood’s most famous landmarks is up for grabs
The owner of 227 Duffield Street filed plans to replace the 19th-century building with a new tower
The 108-year-old lions are getting a much-needed makeover
The modifications to the iconic modernist space were initially made without Landmarks approval
It isn’t the first time the historically significant house has been eyed for demolition.
The poet’s house is among 22 national sites that received the award
The remaining vestiges of Red Hook’s industrial past are slowly being lost to development
The designation comes after years of community advocacy
City officials will review five historic Gowanus sites for landmark status
A developer submitted an application to demolish the early 20th century building that boasts terra cotta details
The castle is fresh off a 15-month, $12 million restoration.
The long-vacant theater will be converted into a 52,000-square-foot retail space
Eero Saarinen’s iconic Jet Age terminal at JFK Airport has been transformed into a truly cool hotel
The Gilded Age dining hall is expected to re-open this fall
Common, a co-living startup, remade a historic townhouse into one of its shared homes
The ruling paves the way for the clock tower to be converted into a private penthouse
"It’s been a long journey," said the neighborhood’s district manager
Notorious landlord Steve Croman is the building’s new owner
The buildings are considered the birthplace of American popular music.
The circa-1925 theater building will soon be home to a hotel
The circa-1880 watering hole is about to be under new ownership
The EPA brokered an agreement mandating the city preserve historic elements of the Butler Street building
Nancy Bass Wyden, the owner of the famed bookstore, wants to keep her building from being landmarked