Designate the West End’s Historic District Extensions NOW

Designate the West End’s Historic District Extensions NOW

  A picture is worth a thousand words.    Question: How could this out-of-context building get built?   Answer: These 4 rowhouses were not designated NYC Landmarks when the then-owner of 2 Riverside Drive built on this site. The moral of the story? Please do not take...
From the LW! Archives…1987 Letter from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Supporting the Original Riverside/West End Historic District

From the LW! Archives…1987 Letter from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Supporting the Original Riverside/West End Historic District

In 1985, when LANDMARK WEST! was founded to advocate for more widespread protection of our neighborhood’s architectural heritage, the Upper West Side only had 337 designated landmarks. With the recent Riverside-West End HD Extension I designation, approximately...
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