Will Central Park Become CENTRAL dARK? A supertall tower could rise on West 66th Street casting shadows on residential blocks, landmark designated buildings, and Central Park. Read more…

LW’s education program, Keeping the Past for the Future, is free to NYC public schools! Through lessons, walking tours, and hands-on design and building projects, LW! is raising the next generation of preservationists and community advocates. Read more…

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Upcoming Events

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How (High) Does Your Garden Grow?

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Big News

Landmark Wish List

A proposed Upper West Side landmark hangs in the balance…The former IRT Powerhouse needs your help.  Read more…

Sign our CSI Petition!

Sign our petition to protect West 70th Street!  Read more…

When the Process Works

Eternal vigilance is the price of preservation…and when the process works, we all win.  Read more…
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Upcoming Programs & Events

LW! members enjoy discounts for public programs like walking tours, insiders’ house tours, book talks, and more. See what’s coming up! Read more…

Keeping the Past for the Future

Environmental stewardship and civic engagement start early through LW’s youth education program.  Read more…
Money & Politics:  Extensive News Coverage UPDATED

Money & Politics: Extensive News Coverage UPDATED

The past few months have brought wave after wave of news about real estate deals involving developers, their lobbyists, political contributions, and the de Blasio administration. Sometimes, the little guy wins, but too often business as usual prevails.... Here is just...

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Rose Reading Room Protected!

Rose Reading Room Protected!

PROTECTED! On Tuesday, August 8th, the LPC designated the Rose Main Reading Room, and the Catalog Room, now known as the Bill Blass Public Catalog Room on the third floor of the Beaux-Arts Individual Landmark New York Public Library. Read more coverage of this...

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Read more from our Watch Blog

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  • 368 West End Avenue (West End Collegiate Church and School)
    368 West End Avenue (West End Collegiate Church and School)
  • 261-267 West 94th Street, 260-274 West 95th Street (Pomander Walk)
    261-267 West 94th Street, 260-274 West 95th Street (Pomander Walk)
  • 300 Central Park West (El Dorado Apartments)
    300 Central Park West (El Dorado Apartments)
  • Riverside Drive at 89th Street (Soldiers and Sailors Monument)
    Riverside Drive at 89th Street (Soldiers and Sailors Monument)
  • 346 West 89th Street (Isaac L. Rice House)
    346 West 89th Street (Isaac L. Rice House)
  • 540 West End Avenue (Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew)
    540 West End Avenue (Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew)
  • 520 West End Avenue (Leech House)
    520 West End Avenue (Leech House)
  • 2626 Broadway (Midtown Theater - now the Metro Theater)
    2626 Broadway (Midtown Theater – now the Metro Theater)
  • 294 Riverside Drive (Baumgarten House)
    294 Riverside Drive (Baumgarten House)
  • 332 West 83rd Street
    332 West 83rd Street
  • 2689-2693 Broadway (Marseilles Hotel)
    2689-2693 Broadway (Marseilles Hotel)
  • 351 Riverside Drive (Schinasi House)
    351 Riverside Drive (Schinasi House)
  • 455 Central Park West (New York Cancer Hospital, later the Towers Nursing Home)
    455 Central Park West (New York Cancer Hospital, later the Towers Nursing Home)
  • 2712 Broadway (Former Horn and Hardart Automat)
    2712 Broadway (Former Horn and Hardart Automat)
  • 253 West 73rd Street (Level Club)
    253 West 73rd Street (Level Club)