Landmarks Designates 1 Wall Street Building Banking Room

On June 25, 2024, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously to designate the 1 Wall Street Banking Room (known as the Red Room) as an interior landmark. The 1 Wall Street Building, located at the intersection of Broadway and Wall Street in the heart of Manhattan’s financial district, was designated an individual New York City landmark in 2001. The Banking Room was built in 1931 by architect Ralph Walker and muralist Hildreth Meière.


NY Elections, Census and Redistricting Update 07/08/24

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Jeff Wice and Alexis Marking

VOTING RIGHTS

Attorney General To Intervene in Cheektowaga Voting Rights Act Challenge

New York State Attorney General Letitia James has informed the Erie County State Supreme Court that her office will intervene in the state voting rights act challenge filed against the Town of Cheektowaga over town board vote dilution. In that case, the town is challenging the constitutionality of the New York … <Read More>


City Planning Commission Votes to Approve Nine-Story Mixed-Use Building in Sheepshead Bay

On June 26, 2024, the City Planning Commission voted to approve the 3033 Avenue V Rezoning application. The application enables the construction of a nine-story mixed use development. The project is located in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn and the current site consists of a one-story commercial building with eleven businesses on the north side of Avenue V between Ford and Coyle Streets. The project site is located across the street from the Nostrand Houses.