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What is a Historic District

An historic district is an area of the city designated by the Landmarks Commission that represents at least one period or style of architecture typical of one or more areas in the city’s history; as a result, the district has a distinct “sense of place.” Fort Greene, Greenwich Village, Mott Haven, and SoHo are examples […]

Sign the ONLINE Petition in favor of the Fort Independence Historic District

http://www.ipetitions.com/my/petitions/250142

Should Fort Independence Park neighborhood be a Historic District?

Should Fort Independence Park neighborhood be a Historic District?

FIPNA submitted a request to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to determine if our neighborhood is eligible as an Historic District. A Historic District is an area designated by the Landmarks Preservation Commission because it has a special character or a special historical or aesthetic interest which causes it to have a distinct “sense of place.” […]

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