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10 Years After Katrina, Book Talk by Roberta Brandes Gratz

10 Years After Katrina, Book Talk by Roberta Brandes Gratz

 Above: Photo of Uptown New Orleans by Eric Bouler  Please join LANDMARK WEST! as we remember Hurricane Katrina (2005) and celebrate 10 years of steady urban regeneration in the historic city of New Orleans.Wednesday, September 9, 6:30PMA Book Talk by Roberta Brandes...

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Continued Opposition to 361 Central Park West Residential Conversion

Landmark West! wishes to comment on the application to the Board of Standards and Appeals for the conversion of the former First Church of Christ, Scientist (Carrère and Hastings, 1899-1903, an Individual Landmark designated in 1974) into a 39-unit residential...

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HIGHLIGHT! George and Edward Blum

HIGHLIGHT! George and Edward Blum

Source: Office of Metropolitan History     by Shannon Brown        George and Edward Blum aka the Blum Brothers studied at the Ecole des Beaux- Arts during the 20th century. After their studies, they created the Admaston (251 west 89th street) and few other buildings...

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Sister Buildings?

Left, McKim Mead and White's 1910 Power House for Penn Station,Right, McKim Mead and White's 1904 Power House for the IRT SubwayWith the IRT Powerhouse still waiting for its landmark status since first being heard by the Landmarks Preservation Commission in 1979, then...

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Walking tour of Riverside – West End Historic District Extension II

Walking tour of Riverside – West End Historic District Extension II

Straus Park, a memorial to Isidor and Ida Straus who died on the Titanic. Unfortunately this park was carved out of the new historic district extension.After being rained out last week, we had our walking tour yesterday and we couldn't have asked for a more beautiful...

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30th Anniversary! Help LW! pass on the torch in 2015!

June 2015We're known for being obstinate.   And we're known for being fighters.This is no time to lose that reputation. Dear Friends of LANDMARK WEST!:…And now is no time to let your LW! membership lapse!  We need you more than ever.  If you’ve recently renewed or...

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