NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission Celebrates NYC Marathon on November 6th with Story Map of Landmarks Along the Route

 

 

 

NYPL 9 West 124th Street, a Carnegie Library, Designated in 2021

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is celebrating the upcoming New York City Marathon (Sunday, November 6, 2022) with a story map of landmarks along the route. Released last year for the marathon’s 50th running, the NYC Marathon Landmarks story map highlights a selection of 50 landmarks and historic districts along the route in all five boroughs.

“The New York City Marathon is an awe-inspiring event that unites tens of thousands of athletes running for personal causes and personal bests and over a million spectators cheering them on all the way,” said Landmarks Preservation Commission Chair Sarah Carroll. “With this story map, we want to highlight many of the significant landmarks and historic districts along the way that represent the city’s diverse history and architectural highlights and offer incredible views connecting the runners and crowds to the city around them.”

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The 12th Annual Sacred Sites Open House to Take Place July 23 & 24, 2022

 

 

 

Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem

Celebrate the art, architecture, and history of New York State’s amazing ecclesiastical buildings during the 12th annual Sacred Sites Open House on July 23rd and 24th, 2022.

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70 Fifth Avenue, a Historic Educational Building, Now a NYC Landmark

 

 

 

The Educational Building, 70 Fifth Avenue. Image courtesy NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission

On March 23, 2021, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) held a virtual public hearing on the proposed designation of 70 Fifth Avenue, known as the Educational Building, in Greenwich Village. In a meeting on May 18, 2021, a final vote was taken with all in favor, designating 70 Fifth Avenue as a NYC Landmark.

Join Village Preservation on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 6:00pm to unveil historic plaque. Registration Required.

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Holyrood Episcopal Church~Iglesia Santa Cruz in Washington Heights Now a NYC Landmark

 

 

 

Holyrood Episcopal Church~Iglesia Santa Cruz. Image courtesy NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission

On March 23, 2021, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) held a virtual public hearing on the proposed designation of Holyrood Episcopal Church~Iglesia Santa Cruz, located at 715 West 179th Street in Washington Heights. All were in favor in a vote on May 18, 2021, confirming Holyrood Episcopal Church~Iglesia Santa Cruz as a New York City Landmark.

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