Landmarks Holds Public Hearing for Proposed Linden Street Historic District in Bushwick

On February 28, 2023, the Landmarks Preservation Commission held a public hearing for the proposed Linden Street Historic District, located in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The proposed district consists of 32 brick and brownstone row houses located from 3 through 13 Linden Street on the south side of the street and 15 through 55 Linden Street on the north side of the street between Bushwick Avenue and Broadway. The proposed historic district would be the first in <Read More>


Landmarks Calendars Former Segregated School Building in Chelsea

On February 14, 2023, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to calendar the former Colored School No. 4 as an individual landmark. The former school, located at 128 West 17th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan, is the only surviving school building that exclusively served African American students in Manhattan in the second half of the 19th century. The building serves as a significant reminder of racially segregated education in New York City, and the accomplishments of notable <Read More>



Landmarks Designates Julius’ Bar

On December 6, 2022, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously to designate Julius’ Bar at 159 West 10th Street in Greenwich Village as an Individual Landmark. While the building is already located within the Greenwich Village Historic District, the designation of Julius’ Bar recognizes the importance of the location as part of LGBTQ+ history. 


Landmarks Designates the Melrose Parkside Historic District

Some of the houses within the district represent a unique layout that was developed in Brooklyn. On December 13, 2022, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to designate the Melrose Parkside Historic District in Flatbush, Brooklyn. The new historic district consists of 38 single- and two-family row houses on Parkside Avenue between Flatbush and Bedford Avenues, including the properties from 357 to 413 Parkside Avenue on the north and 290 to 386 Parkside Avenue on the <Read More>


Landmarks Votes to Designate Samuel Gompers Industrial High School as Individual Landmark

On December 6, 2022, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to designate the Samuel Gompers Industrial High School as an individual landmark. The school, located at 455 Southern Boulevard in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx, was the City’s first vocational high school and is one of the City’s most distinctive public school buildings. For CityLand’s prior coverage, click here.