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Saving Place: Fifty Years of New York City Landmarks

04/21/15 through 04/21/16

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Ave. Map

212-534-1672

Official Web Site

21-04-2015 12:00:00 21-04-2016 12:00:00 America/New_York Saving Place: Fifty Years of New York City Landmarks Many believe New York's pioneering Landmarks Law, enacted in April 1965, was the key factor in the rebirth of New York in the final quarter of the 20th century. It fostered pride in neighborhoods and resulted in neighborhood preservation in every borough, connecting and motivating residents and bringing new economic life to older communities. It ensured that huge swaths of the city remain a rich complex of new and old. It also ensured the creative re-use of countless buildings. At the same time, a new body of important architecture has emerged as architects, clients, and the Landmarks Preservation Commission devised innovative solutions for the renovation of landmark buildings and for new buildings in historic districts. The law spawned creativity in architects' responses to building preservation that has enhanced the cityscape in all five boroughs. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=159448 Museum of the City of New York Museum of the City of New York

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Many believe New York's pioneering Landmarks Law, enacted in April 1965, was the key factor in the rebirth of New York in the final quarter of the 20th century. It fostered pride in neighborhoods and resulted in neighborhood preservation in every borough, connecting and motivating residents and bringing new economic life to older communities. It ensured that huge swaths of the city remain a rich complex of new and old. It also ensured the creative re-use of countless buildings. At the same time, a new body of important architecture has emerged as architects, clients, and the Landmarks Preservation Commission devised innovative solutions for the renovation of landmark buildings and for new buildings in historic districts. The law spawned creativity in architects' responses to building preservation that has enhanced the cityscape in all five boroughs.

Venue Description: Open 7 days a week, 10am-6pm. $10; $6, seniors/students; free, 12 & under.

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