Locals are scrambling to save what remains of a historic Brooklyn warehouse before its new owner, the United Parcel Service, razes it to the ground.
Commissioners at the Landmarks Preservation Commission have voted in favor of an initially controversial proposal to change the rules under which the agency operates.
Preservationists and advocates are gathering to share information on historic districts and grant opportunities this month at an event organized by the Prospect Lefferts Gardens Heritage Council.
The move could potentially pave the way for the block's eventual transformation, even though it is landmarked.
The owner of a pre-Civil War house will be back in front of the Landmarks Preservation Commission next week with an adjusted proposal.
Recent decisions by the Landmarks Preservation Commission have caused members of the preservation community to question the agency's commitment to preserving the architectural heritage of the city.
The LPC has rejected pleas from Gowanus residents to landmark the Gowanus Station, a Beaux-Arts brick industrial building at the center of the controversy over the cleaning up and developing of Gowanus.
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.
Republican lawmakers introduced a tax reform bill in the House of Representatives last week that includes two measures that could affect real estate and development in Brooklyn.