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...
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!!
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