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Posts Tagged ‘state register of historic places’

  • The Bowery has been included in the State Register of Historic Places, DNAinfo reported, giving support to neighborhood groups who seek the street’s inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.

    But unlike historic districts in the city, the designation carries no weight in protecting buildings from alteration.

    “The Bowery nomination is unique — it not only recognizes the architecture and cultural history of the street, but it acknowledges the earliest planning history of New York,” historian Kerri Culhane, who wrote the Bowery’s 171-page nomination, said in a statement.

    “By extension, the Bowery nomination should be used as a planning tool to help guide better planning, zoning… on this vibrant and dynamic thoroughfare, which continues to make history today.” … [more]

  • Sites in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan are among the 24 latest
    landmarks recommended for the State and National registers of historic
    places. The New York State Board for Historic Preservation issued the
    recommendations to both lists yesterday after soliciting nominees from
    property owners and towns. The list includes Trinity Lutheran Church,
    at 168 West 100th Street in Manhattan; the Astoria Center of Israel, at
    2735 Crescent Street in Long Island City; and Free Synagogue of
    Flushing, at 4160 Kissena Boulevard in Flushing. … [more]