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The 40 individual landmarks designated by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission in 2016

A Look Back at the New York City Landmarks Designated in 2016

2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the New York City landmarks law. There were occasions to celebrate, and the Landmarks Preservation Commission designated six individual landmarks and four historic districts. 2016 was considerably busier for the commission. It designated 40 individual landmarks and two historic districts, including 12 new Midtown East landmarks and 26 sites from its backlog. Here are all of them, for you to take in as the year comes to a close.

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680 Baltic Street courtyard, rendering via SLCE Architects

165-Unit Mixed-Use Project To Have Larger Grocery Store, Deeper Affordability, 120 Fifth Avenue, Park Slope

After months of negotiations with the community, developer Avery Hall Investments has agreed to amendments to its two-building, mixed-use development planned at 120 Fifth Avenue, located on the corner of Baltic Street in Park Slope. When the plans were initially presented in February, YIMBY reported that the 196,000-square-foot project would include 165 residential units and 52,000 square feet of retail. Twenty-five percent, or 41 units, would rent at below-market rates through a lottery and 7,500 square feet of the retail space would be designated for a grocery store.

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1 Prospect Park West

Developer Plans Luxury Residential After Closing On Former Senior Facility at 1 Prospect Park West, Park Slope

Sugar Hill Capital Partners has closed on the purchase of the vacant nine-story, 169,410-square-foot former senior residential facility at 1 Prospect Park West, located on the corner of Plaza Street West in Park Slope, for $84 million. The developer plans to convert the building, called Prospect Park Residence, into luxury residential units. It wasn’t specified whether they will be rentals or condominiums. Since Sugar Hill entered into contract for the property in 2014, a number of controversial evictions have taken place, some ending in buyouts and settlements, The Real Deal reported.


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