Landmark Preservation Commission

Forest Park Carousel becomes official landmark
Forest Park Carousel becomes official landmark
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 6/26/2013 at 12:15PM

The century-old Forest Park Carousel will be ridden for many generations to come now that it is an official New York City landmark. The Landmark Preservation Commission (LPC) made the classic Woodhaven ride a city treasure and ensured its preservation with a unanimous 8-0 vote on Tuesday, June 25. “This designation is long overdue, but [...]

Game’s still on at West Side Tennis Club
Game’s still on at West Side Tennis Club
News Queens Courier Staff 9/04/2012 at 4:32PM

BY SHAMANTH RAO The rhythmic thwacks of tennis balls hit by wooden rackets resounded once again across the grass courts at the West Side Tennis Club on a recent Saturday morning amid the rumble of the occasional passing Long Island Railroad train. Some 35 years after the U.S. Open ended its six-decade run at the fabled [...]

One last spin for land marking Forest Park Carousel
One last spin for land marking Forest Park Carousel
News Billy Rennison 12/15/2011 at 9:09AM

Forest Park Carousel is getting one more spin at landmark status. Area residents and leaders hope to have the historic local landmark officially recognized as one by the city’s Landmark Preservation Commission. The carousel — which last spun in 2008 — is currently being reviewed by the commission to see whether it meets the eligibility [...]