NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission Holds Hearing on the Demolition of West Park Presbyterian Church on the Upper West Side

 

 

 

West Park Presbyterian Church (WPPC), 165 West 86th Street, NYC. Image courtesy NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission 

Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission held a hearing on an application to demolish the individual landmarked West-Park Presbyterian Church, located at 541 Amsterdam Avenue in NYC, on the grounds of financial hardship. Speakers lined up on Zoom, on all sides of the issue, with the meeting lasting more than four-hours. Below is a little background and a thumbnail sketch of today’s meeting. Decision will follow in one month.

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