Countdown to City Council Sub-Committee
Public Hearing: 15 DAYS
The Riverside-West End Historic District Extension I continues on the path to achieving bona fide landmark status! City Council has set a date for the public hearing (Wednesday, October 3 -- more details below). Now they need to hear from YOU. This is it!
Your letter is absolutely essential to let
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the LPC's designation report.
the City Council members know just how important it is to preserve this incredible ensemble of buildings. If they don't hear from you -- NOW -- it could cost the neighborhood its landmark protection.
DON'T WAIT, WRITE!
Sending an email or writing a letter to your Council Member takes just moments with the help of our call to action blogpost. Your letter is so important! Please email or write today!
To Gale Brewer,
UWS City Council Member*:
"Thank you for your leadership on this first
of three historic district extensions on
West End Avenue; I'm with you!"
To other City Council Members*: "Please stand by the West Side's City
Council Member, Gale Brewer, and affirm
the Landmarks Preservation Commission's
unanimous vote to designate the
Riverside-West End HD Extension I."
To Christine Quinn,
City Council Speaker*:
"The West Side community supports
expanded landmark protection of our
neighborhood -- people want preservation!"
*Please forward a copy of your letter or email to LANDMARK WEST!
MARK YOUR CALENDAR:
City Council Public Hearing on October 3rd
Put your support of the Riverside-West End HD Extension I -- and the two additional historic district extensions, also anchored by West End Avenue, that are still awaiting their votes at the Landmarks Commission -- on the record at Public Hearing!
On Wednesday, October 3, at 11AM, the City Council Sub-Committee on Landmarks, Public Siting and Maritime Uses will review the Riverside-West End HD Extension I. LANDMARK WEST! will be there, urging the members of the Sub-Committee to support the designation issued in June by the Landmarks Preservation Committee and approved of by the City Planning Commission.
WHO: City Council Sub-Committee on Landmarks
WHAT: Public Hearing to consider the
Riverside-West End HD Extension I
WHEN: Wednesday, October 3, at 11AM
WHERE: 250 Broadway, 16th Floor Committee Room
Following the October 3rd Public Hearing of the Sub-Committee, chaired by Brooklyn Council Member Brad Lander, this issue will move on to a review and vote by the Land Use Committee, under the leadership of Queens Council Member, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr .
And, finally, to the full City Council.
We must sow the seeds now for favorable votes at all stages of the City Council's review. Please help by emailing and sending your letters today! Everything you need is available on our blog -- head there now! For additional information or with questions, please call us at (212) 496-8110.
As always, LANDMARK WEST! thanks our friends, neighbors and colleagues at the West End Preservation Society (WEPS) for their tremendous leadership on this issue.