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Conceptual Rendering of the Vale Restoration - Prospect Park Alliance

Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces $40M Fund to Restore the Vale of Cashmere in Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced a $40 million allocation of funds to restore the historic Children’s Pool and the former Rose Garden in Prospect Park’s Vale of Cashmere. The capital fund is the largest single allocation for maintenance, upkeep, and restoration since 1867, when Brooklyn’s most historic park first opened to the public.

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Existing ground floor conditions at Lever House - Courtesy of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)

SOM Reveals Restoration Plans for the Historic Lever House at 390 Park Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is now reviewing proposals from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill to renovate and restore the historic Lever House at 390 Park Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan. Scope of work for the proposed alterations includes replacement of non-original plaza paving and bases, the installation of new signage and stainless steel doors, a new entrance into the Casa Lever restaurant on the ground floor, and the replacement of aluminum panelling and glass storefronts at the ground floor. The design team will also restore exterior stone, metal, and ceiling materials around the property.

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