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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 [...]

Brinckerhoff Cemetery granted landmark status by City Council
Brinckerhoff Cemetery granted landmark status by City Council
Northeast Melissa Chan 12/13/2012 at 1:08PM

The landmark status of a historic Colonial-era burial ground in Fresh Meadows has been approved by the City Council. The council voted overwhelmingly to accept Brinckerhoff Cemetery’s landmark designation on December 10 after the 18th century site was approved for official landmark status by the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) in August. “With the landmarking [...]

Brinckerhoff Cemetery given landmark status
Brinckerhoff Cemetery given landmark status
News Melissa Chan 8/14/2012 at 7:15PM

A historic colonial-era burial ground in Fresh Meadows has been given official landmark status, according to the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). The 18th century Brinckerhoff Cemetery will be preserved and protected from development after LPC leaders voted unanimously to designate it as a landmark on August 14, pointing to its archeological importance as a [...]