Discover the LW! Building Database!

Discover the LW! Building Database!

. . . I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house. So I have spent almost all the daylight hours in the open air.  Nathaniel Hawthorne The Manhattan Avenue Historic District, Maps, and More! Landmark West! invites you to...
Up Next: From Gangs to Ghostbusters Oct. 26th

Up Next: From Gangs to Ghostbusters Oct. 26th

Explore the many beloved and identifiable UWS locations that have played a starring role in film classics like West Side Story, Panic in Needle Park, Rosemary’s Baby, Hair, You’ve Got Mail, When Harry Met Sally, and the Ghostbusters franchise. “The Wild Wild...
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...
DIY: How to Hunt a Gargoyle

DIY: How to Hunt a Gargoyle

John Freeman Gill, author of “The Gargoyle Hunters” shared secrets of the trade with a full house at last night’s wonderfully engaging reading. Tip #1: Work from the inside out. Tip #2: Grab a copy of this fabulous book!!
West End Walk Wows Westsiders

West End Walk Wows Westsiders

After days of rain, the sun broke through last Sunday, creating perfect conditions for a Landmark West! tour of the far Westside. Guide Gil Tauber, loaded with historic tales and tidbits, took a capacity crowd along parts of the West End Avenue and Riverside Drive...
Brownstones Program a Hit!

Brownstones Program a Hit!

A crowd of more than 70 property owners, architects, engineers, and other lovers of landmarks gathered at the downtown offices of Arup (thank you to our fantastic hosts!) to learn from two of the best about brownstone preservation. Architectural conservator Mike...
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