Whose Historic District Is It, Anyway?

Local leaders want the City to expand legal protections for the South Street Seaport northward, as far as the Brooklyn Bridge.

Local leaders want the City to expand legal protections for the South Street Seaport northward, as far as the Brooklyn Bridge. Community Board 1 (CB1) is pushing to expand the legally protected Historic District that covers much of the South Street Seaport neighborhood, in order to put the brakes on development in areas currently not […]

The BroadsheetDAILY May 15

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Lower Manhattan’s Local News The Broadsheet Inc. | 212-912-1106 | editor@ebroadsheet.com| ebroadsheet.com Whose Historic District Is It, Anyway? Local Leaders Want to Expand Protected Zone in South Street Seaport Local leaders want the City to expand legal protections for the South Street Seaport northward, as far as the Brooklyn Bridge. Community Board 1 (CB1) is […]

Letters : Time Runs Out for Landmarked Clock Tower

Landmarked Clock Tower

To the editor: RE: Time Runs Out for Landmarked Clock Tower (BroadsheetDAILY APRIL 9, 2019  by Matthew Fenton) The single most devastating decision to the cause of preservation in the history of the New York City Landmarks Law and, without a doubt, the most disappointing in my 27+ year career as an attorney. My heart breaks […]

Today in History May 15

Three Flags by Jasper Johns, 1958.

Three Flags by Jasper Johns, 1958. Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. 1004 – Henry II the Saint crowned King of Italy 1252 – Pope Innocent IV issues the papal bull ad exstirpanda, which authorizes, but also limits, the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition. Ad extirpanda authorized in limited and defined […]

Today’s Calendar May 15

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4PM Crafternoon New York Public Library Make your own Name Train Craft. All materials will be provided. First come, first served. For children ages 3 and older. New York Public Library 175 North End Avenue. 6PM Community Board 1’s Executive Committee Community Board 1 – Conference Room  1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North  AGENDA 1)  7 […]