Check out this online article in the West Side Spirit, sharing a bit of info about LANDMARK WEST!’s quarter century of preservation advocacy on the Upper West Side.
**Spoiler alert!** Some of our favorite lines, below …
“We don’t want the Upper West Side to become a Disneyland, where everything is just a facade. We want there to be something tangible … It’s probably not sexy, what we do, but it’s essential.”
~~ Arlene Simon, president, founder and citizen activist extraordinaire.
On the protection that landmarking provides and the responsibility it instill in property owners: “Yes, people may have to go through more bureaucracy … but their neighbors do too.”
~~ Kate Wood, executive director and glass-half-full expert.
For more on LANDMARK WEST’s 25th anniversary celebration, to be held on Tuesday, December 14, 2010, at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, click here!