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What Notable NYC Buildings Were Demolished in 2015?

In 2015, New York’s landmarks law turned 50 years old. Events and discussion panels were held across the city throughout the year. The Museum of the City of New York held the commemorative Saving Place exhibit. As YIMBY reported, six individual landmarks and four historic districts were designated during this period. However, last year also saw its fair share of demolitions. Here, we look back at a small selection from the dozens of buildings that met the wrecking ball over the course of 2015. These eight structures range from architectural masterpieces to eyesores and span across a variety of decades, styles, and uses – as diverse as the Big Apple’s built environment itself.

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22-44 Jackson Avenue

Permits Filed: 22-44 Jackson Avenue

Now that the controversy over the towers that will rise at the site of the old 5 Pointz open-air graffiti gallery has quieted down, construction is soon to commence, according to the developer. Architect H….

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