Search Results for Landmarks Preservation Commission

Identify this place in Queens
Identify this place in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 1/24/2014 at 11:44AM

Do you know where in Queens this photo was taken? Guess by commenting below! The answer will be revealed next Friday.

82nd Street Partnership unveils restoration of historic Jackson Heights building
82nd Street Partnership unveils restoration of historic Jackson Heights building
West Angy Altamirano 12/18/2013 at 4:06PM

The 82nd Street Partnership gathered with representatives from the City’s Department of Small Business Services (SBS), Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), community leaders, groups and merchants on Tuesday, December 17 to unveil the restoration of a historic building at 82-01 Roosevelt Avenue.

Supporters hold rally to save 5Pointz
Supporters hold rally to save 5Pointz
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 11/18/2013 at 2:13PM

The fight to save 5Pointz is not over. Days after a Brooklyn judge issued a ruling against a request of preliminary injunction looking to protect the aerosol art on the graffiti mecca, hundreds from all over the five boroughs gathered at the Long Island City site to rally and show support. The judge also dissolved [...]

Community Board 7 approves Bowne House visitor center designs
Community Board 7 approves Bowne House visitor center designs
Northeast Melissa Chan 10/31/2013 at 4:11PM

Designs for the new $2.7 million Bowne House visitor center include a smaller-than-planned building and sliding, wooden barn doors. Community Board 7 approved the Parks Department’s construction plans for a 1,250-square-foot center, that will be free to the public, on October 28. It is 400 square feet smaller than originally proposed, officials said, and will [...]

Forest Park Carousel honored in landmarking ceremony
Forest Park Carousel honored in landmarking ceremony
Southwest Liam La Guerre 10/30/2013 at 11:17AM

Elected officials, residents and members of the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) held a ceremony to commemorate the designation of the Forest Park Carousel on Monday. To honor the new landmark, the LPC unveiled a plaque, which states the history of the century-old carousel and its designer, Daniel Muller. “Preserving our history strengthens our neighborhoods,” said [...]

Sunnyside Gardens residents don’t want aluminum house in neighborhood
Sunnyside Gardens residents don’t want aluminum house in neighborhood
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 9/26/2013 at 3:15PM

Sunnyside Gardens residents and local officials are saying no to an aluminum exhibition house and residential development looking for a new site to call home. The Aluminaire House – an all-aluminum, historic home built in 1931 for a New York City exhibition – is proposed to be relocated to the corner of 39th Avenue and [...]

Some ideas on preservation for the next Queens borough president
Matt's Musings Matthew Silverstein 8/30/2013 at 12:45PM

Preservation (noun) 1. The action of preserving something. “The preservation of the city’s green spaces” The issue of neighborhood preservation was the main topic at Monday night’s Queens Borough President forum sponsored by the Queens Historical Society at Flushing Town Hall. All four of the remaining candidates for Queens borough president presented their ideas for [...]

A vote for Graziano
Letters Letters 8/29/2013 at 5:58PM

As a person involved with community and civic concerns, I know most of the candidates running for the 19th District council seat in northeast Queens.  I have worked with some of them on community issues.  I have respect for all of the candidates, because it is not easy to run for or be in political [...]

Old Jamaica High School now a landmark
Old Jamaica High School now a landmark
Southeast Maggie Hayes 7/02/2013 at 3:08PM

When the first Jamaica High School was built, residents and community leaders wanted the building to “express refinement, public spirit and taste of that community.” Now, centuries later, the site has been deemed a landmark. The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) named the 19th century, Dutch Revival building a landmark on Tuesday, June 25. The commission [...]