Proposed changes to New York landmark law could alter and potentially damage the process of getting buildings and neighborhoods designated throughout the city. Preservation advocates see the proposed legislation as a "knee-capping" and a "deliberate attack" on efforts to protect the city's architectural heritage from over-development. The following articles carefully detail each of the eleven bills proposed this week, why New York real estate leaders deem them necessary and what it is about each of these bills that might threaten skylines, riverfronts and our most beloved neighborhood buildings:
Eyewitness Coverage from Brownstoner:
The Real Deal:
Landmarks Process Under Seige:
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