Terra Cotta Dreamin’

Terra Cotta Dreamin’

Terra Cotta Dreamin’ Tuesday, April 17th, 9:30am-11:00am Terra-Cotta is one of the Upper West Side’s most beloved materials: think the Aztec-inspired terra cotta on the Cliff Dwelling at 96th Street or the richly designed terra cotta panels of Chester...
Happy Grant Day!

Happy Grant Day!

On April 27, 1897, the 75th Anniversary of Ulysses S. Grant’s birth, Grant’s Tomb was dedicated. The occasion was a full public holiday, Grant Day, and attracted a throng of spectators to rival Grant’s funeral twelve years earlier. The dedication day...
Rats on W. 74th Street!

Rats on W. 74th Street!

An enthusiastic crowd was treated yesterday to a remarkable crash course in terra cotta by expert Susan Tunick.  After sharing the history, manufacture, and artistry of architectural terra cotta, Susan showed our LW! group an eye-popping collection of UWS terra cotta...
LWers @ The Chew

LWers @ The Chew

If you’re watching ABC’s “The Chew” today (1pm) you might catch sight of the LW crew in the studio audience! It was crazy fun to see how many people make a daily show happen-from the hosts to the prep cooks to the comedian who pumps up the...
Author Seeks Photos of Former Eclair Bakery on W. 72nd

Author Seeks Photos of Former Eclair Bakery on W. 72nd

An author researching German-Jewish immigrants in New York from the 1930s to 1980s has reached out to LW! in hopes that our membership can help him with photos–inside or outside–of the Viennese inspired Eclair Bakery, an UWS icon at 141 W. 72nd Street for...
Oh What a Night!

Oh What a Night!

Cheers to the Belnord   and LW!  Celebrating  51 years as an Individual Landmark & 33 years as a Neighborhood Institution   LANDMARK WEST! thanks everyone who joined us at The Belnord last night for an elegant and fun event.   It was wonderful to see so many...
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