FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 12, 2017
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LPC Votes in Favor of Calendaring Four Buildings and a Historic District in Manhattan
These proposed landmarks are now under consideration for designation and can move forward in the designation process.
NEW YORK –– Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) unanimously voted in favor of calendaring (the first formal step in the designation process) Hotel Seville and the Emmet Building in Madison Square North, the interior and exterior of the National Society of Colonial Dames in New York State Headquarters in Yorkville, the First Spanish Methodist Church in East Harlem, and the Central Harlem – West 130-132nd Street Historic District. These proposed landmarks are now under consideration for designation by the Commission and can move forward in the process, which includes a public hearing. Learn more about the landmark designation process here.Proposed landmarks
About the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC)
The Landmarks Preservation Commission is the mayoral agency responsible for protecting and preserving New York City’s architecturally, historically and culturally significant buildings and sites. Since its creation in 1965, LPC has designated over 36,000 buildings and sites, including 1,405 individual landmarks, 120 interior landmarks, 10 scenic landmarks, and 141 historic districts and extensions in all five boroughs. For more information, visit www.nyc.gov/landmarks and connect with us via www.facebook.com/NYCLandmarks and www.twitter.com/nyclandmarks.