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Landmarks Preservation Commission tosses the Coney Island Pumping Station off its calendar

That's a slap in the face for Coney Island preservationists. Advocates who urged the city to grant landmark protection to the decommissioned Coney Island Pumping Station got bad news on Tuesday. … Full Article

Landmarking focus is sharply narrowed for Green-Wood Cemetery

Will Green-Wood Cemetery be landmarked? The answer is no, the city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) decided on Tuesday at a special public meeting at its Lower Manhattan headquarters. … Full Article

Landmarks Preservation Commission will decide the fate of seven Brooklyn historic sites on Tuesday

Decision day is almost here. Will Brooklyn's famed Green-Wood Cemetery be turned into a city landmark? Or will the question, which has been hanging fire since 1981, finally be answered No? … Full Article

Community Board 2 committee gives thumbs-up to development combining Brooklyn's tallest tower and landmarked Dime Savings Bank

Now that will be an interesting marriage. The tallest tower in Brooklyn is being combined in a single development project with one of the borough's greatest architectural icons, the former Dime Savings Bank. … Full Article

Will 35 78th St. get a reprieve from demolition?

The handsome — but unkempt — house at 35 78th St. is getting a reprieve from demolition. Maybe. The couple who had planned to tear down the single-family house on the corner of Narrows Avenue and build a new one are selling the property instead. … Full Article

Who Do You Love? Favorite places in Bay Ridge

Who Do You Love? You remember this song. Not rapper YG's song, featuring Drake. It has words in it we never, ever say. Bo Diddley's old refrain is what keeps repeating in our head. … Full Article

Drone deployed for Gingerbread House sales pitch

How do you show a big property like the Gingerbread House to full advantage? Deploy a drone, Marion Fiore says. … Full Article

First public hearing for Williamsburg office project 25 Kent Ave.

Welcome to 12½ Street. The design for a new office and light-industrial development that Toby Moskovits' firm Heritage Equity Partners plans to construct at 25 Kent Ave. has a cobblestone street running right through the middle of it. … Full Article

Developments on Eighth Avenue in Sunset Park

Happy Chinese New Year, Sunset Park. The Year of the Monkey began Monday, Feb. 8. … Full Article

Where to celebrate Chinese New Year in Sunset Park

Happy New Year. Chinese New Year, that is. The Year of the Monkey arrived on Monday, Feb. 8 — a red-letter day for Sunset Park's Chinatown and its vibrant commercial heart, Eighth Avenue.  … Full Article

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