After years of advocacy by local preservationists and a year-long process, the Empire State Dairy was officially declared a New York City landmark this morning.
Following years of advocacy by local preservationists, the Landmarks Preservation Commission will consider designating East New York's Empire State Dairy complex a historic landmark.
The deadline is looming for the designation of the Empire State Dairy so local preservationists showed their love for the building with paper hearts.
Show your love for the Empire State Dairy Company buildings with a bit of heart-felt crafting as the deadline for saving the unique site and its scenic tiles looms.
In a big moment for two of Brooklyn’s unprotected architectural gems, the Landmarks Preservation Commission unanimously voted in favor of designating Crown Heights’ East New York Savings Bank as a New York City Landmark and scheduling East New York’s Empire State Diary Co. Building for consideration for landmark designation.
Great news for preservationists: The Landmarks Preservation Commission is holding a hearing on the potential designation of East New York’s threatened Empire State Dairy Company Building and Complex tomorrow, Tuesday March 8.
It is unlikely anyone is better versed in the pastoral murals of East New York’s long-closed Empire State Dairy than architectural historian and writer Michael Padwee.
Below, he tells us why these little-known architectural treasures should be appreciated and saved from demolition.
As city agencies and community members continue to weigh the pros and cons of the East New York rezoning plan, the New York City Department of City Planning earlier this month released the final environmental impact statement, shedding light on the proposal’s potential effects on some of the area’s most landmark-eligible structures.