Brooklyn pencil factory may be landmarked

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The Landmarks Preservation Commission will vote tomorrow on whether to designate a two-block stretch in Greenpoint the Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District. The façde of the Eberhard Faber factory is adorned with 10-foot-tall yellow pencils, and the property is where No. 2 Mongol pencils were made until 1956. more [City Room]