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An observation deck is coming to the Chrysler Building

The planned viewing platform takes design inspiration from the icon’s former Jazz Age speakeasy.

Upper West Side church-to-museum conversion spurs heated debate

The Children’s Museum of Manhattan presented their plans to turn a landmarked church into their main home.

Rafael Viñoly will revamp former National Academy of Design building into art gallery

The starchitect is leading a team to restore the landmarked building’s facade and turn it into a gallery.

In Chelsea, a remnant of NYC’s industrial past will get a revamp

The Terminal Warehouse in West Chelsea will be restored and will get more office and commercial space.

Rockefeller Center’s public plaza could get a major revamp

Under a new proposal, the complex’s center would get new stairs and elevators to improve visitor circulation.

NYC’s biggest preservation battles of 2019

From the Strand to the former Four Seasons.

Tin Pan Alley buildings are now NYC landmarks

The five buildings, located on West 28th Street, are known for their connection to the birth of American popular music.

Long Island City’s clocktower building gears up for a facelift

The nearly century old clock-faces will receive a sorely needed restoration.

Preservationists blast revamp of Chelsea’s Terminal Warehouse

Plans to renovate the historic structure include adding office spaces and an interior open-air courtyard.

LPC approves Morgan Library’s plans for new garden, exterior revamp

The project is part of a $12.5 million restoration.

These 5 Gowanus buildings are officially city landmarks

Preservationists have pushed to protect the sites for years

Preservationists once again pitch historic district near Union Square

As construction begins for a 21-story tech hub, preservationists resurface calls for the city to protect several historic buildings in the area.

Gowanus preservationists push for landmark protections amid rezoning fears

Five buildings are up for landmark protections, but locals say it’s not enough

James Baldwin’s Upper West Side home is a national landmark

The author and civil rights activist’s home has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Iconic Pepsi-Cola sign in Queens gets a temporary JetBlue addition

The airline’s logo will be in place until October 1

New York Public Library’s main branch revamp continues to inch forward

The city approved additional aspects included in the library’s $317 million master plan

Downtown Brooklyn building with abolitionist movement ties may become 13-story tower

The owner of 227 Duffield Street filed plans to replace the 19th-century building with a new tower

LPC approves contested changes to the former Four Seasons restaurant

The modifications to the iconic modernist space were initially made without Landmarks approval

Langston Hughes’s Harlem home receives major preservation grant

The poet’s house is among 22 national sites that received the award

Bay Ridge’s ‘Doctors’ Row’ becomes neighborhood’s first historic district

The designation comes after years of community advocacy

Gowanus buildings mulled for landmark status as rezoning looms

City officials will review five historic Gowanus sites for landmark status

In Downtown Brooklyn, Flemish Revival building may be replaced by a 23-story tower

A developer submitted an application to demolish the early 20th century building that boasts terra cotta details

St. Mark’s air rights deal approved by landmarks commission

The plan will create a permanent maintenance contract for a nearby landmark

Sunset Park has four new historic districts

Several late 19th and early 20th century houses were designated city landmarks

Six of NYC’s historic LGBTQ sites are now city landmarks

More reasons to celebrate during Pride Month

Strand Bookstore, six other Broadway buildings are now NYC landmarks

The Strand building’s proposed protection faced fierce opposition by its owner and community members

Six historic LGBTQ sites may become NYC landmarks

The Landmarks Preservation Commission has moved to calendar six sites that are pivotal to the city’s LGBTQ history.

Brooklyn’s historic Gage & Tollner restaurant to get ‘magical’ restoration, owners say

The Gilded Age dining hall is expected to re-open this fall

Tin Pan Alley’s possible landmark designation debated at heated LPC hearing

Five buildings on West 28th Street are being considered for landmark status

See Greenwich Village’s historic buildings in one handy map

The neighborhood’s historic district turns 50 this year

In Greenwich Village, new residential buildings to replace low-rise storefronts

Two residential buildings—six and seven stories high—will replace the existing one-floor structures at the neighborhood’s historic district

St. Mark’s air rights deal scrutinized during LPC hearing

"If we were to say no to this, it may result in something worse," said one landmarks commissioner

Time’s up for Tribeca’s landmarked clock tower, court rules

The ruling paves the way for the clock tower to be converted into a private penthouse

Bay Ridge’s ‘Doctors’ Row’ could be neighborhood’s first historic district

"It’s been a long journey," said the neighborhood’s district manager

‘We will not go gentle into that good night’: Pols push to landmark White Horse Tavern interiors

Notorious landlord Steve Croman is the building’s new owner

Tin Pan Alley, popular music’s birthplace, could become NYC landmark

The buildings are considered the birthplace of American popular music.

Coney Island’s Shore Theater will go hotel with LPC approval

The circa-1925 theater building will soon be home to a hotel

P.S. 64 owner may face fines, legal action over building’s lack of repairs

LPC has ordered the owner to repair the facade or potentially face legal action and daily fines

White Horse Tavern’s historic interior should be landmarked, preservationists say

The circa-1880 watering hole is about to be under new ownership