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Hamptons Cheat Sheet: Why one hedge funder has no use for a $70M mansion, historic Southampton inn could become condos … & more

Hamptons Cheat Sheet: Why one hedge funder has no use for a $70M mansion, historic Southampton inn could become condos … & more

Hedge funder who broke national sales record lists old East Hampton digs for $70M Hedge fund manager Barry Rosenstein has listed his oceanfront East...

Preservationists want the city to expand the Madison Square North Historic District

Preservationists want the city to expand the Madison Square North Historic District

Manhattan preservationists are hoping the city will make the Madison Square North Historic District three blocks bigger. Several elected...

Sir Patrick Stewart fighting in the Battle of Brooklyn (image credit: Wiki Commons)

Patrick Stewart fights for memorial on Brooklyn lot

Actor Patrick Stewart is once again boldly going where few men have gone before in his battle to create...

From left: The existing rear facade and the approved rear facade at

Landmarks approves banker’s plan to turn Chelsea’s oldest home into “megamansion”

The Landmarks Preservation Commission last week approved plans to turn the oldest home in the Chelsea Historic District into what preservationists have derided as...

Landmarks to vote on Park Slope Historic District expansion

Landmarks to vote on Park Slope Historic District expansion

In a move likely to annoy those in the real estate community who aren’t too fond of the city’s...

National Register adds over 600 Prospect Heights buildings

National Register adds over 600 Prospect Heights buildings

The National Park Service recently tripled the number of Prospect Heights buildings included in the National Register of Historic...

Fledgling preservation organization attracts support in East NY

Fledgling preservation organization attracts support in East NY

With Mayor Bill De Blasio’s plan to rezone East New York pending and the historic East New York Savings...

Janus Property, preservationists square off over Harlem brewery site

Janus Property, preservationists square off over Harlem brewery site

Yet another former brewery site in the city is up for redevelopment – this time in Harlem – and...

9 beautiful old buildings that no longer exist

9 beautiful old buildings that no longer exist

The world’s skylines are constantly changing. Some of the most historically stunning architectural gems are now gone forever, thanks to...

“Strangest preservation campaign” fights Witkoff project

“Strangest preservation campaign” fights Witkoff project

One Park Lane, a 1,210-foot tall tower, is set to rise on the site of the Helmsley Park Lane...

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