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Petition Launched To Preserve Downtown Home With Abolitionist History
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Petition Launched To Preserve Downtown Home With Abolitionist History

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN – A petition [https://www.change.org/p/lisa-kersavage-preserve-227-duffield-street-abolitionist-place-as-a-nyc-landmark?recruiter=980907572&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=share_petition] was launched last week to save a four-story brick building that was the formerly the home of two abolitionists and is believed to have been a stop

LPC Denies Landmark Designation For Gowanus Station Building
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LPC Denies Landmark Designation For Gowanus Station Building

GOWANUS – Despite requests from the community, the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) [http://www1.nyc.gov/site/lpc/index.page] has decided not to designate the more than 100-year-old Gowanus Station building a landmark, Brownstoner [https://www.brownstoner.com/neighborhood/gowanus/gowanus-station-brooklyn-landmarks-preservation-commission-234-butler-street-epa-superfund/] reported last week. Gowanus Station building, 234 Butler

Landmarks Preservation Commission Releases Plan For Reviewing Historic Site Backlog
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Landmarks Preservation Commission Releases Plan For Reviewing Historic Site Backlog

Lady Moody’s House in Gravesend (Source: Flickr/lisanne001)The Landmarks Preservation Commission [http://www.nyc.gov/html/lpc/html/home/home.shtml] [LPC] has finally released a plan to deal with the backlog of properties, after the Commission withdrew their plan [http://parkslopestoop.com/blog/history/panel-nixes-plan-to-cut-list-of-potential-city-landmarks] to remove

Why Lady Moody’s House Must Be Saved
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Why Lady Moody’s House Must Be Saved

Photo courtesy of Lisanne AndersonAs we reported last week, the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) had planned to remove 98 sites from its list of potential landmarks [/nearly-100-nyc-sites-may-removed-landmark-consideration-including-lady-moodys-house-gravesend/] today, an effort to clear a backlog of applications. On the list for almost 50 years was the historic Lady Moody’

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