Losing Its Way

The Historic Preservation Committee of The City Club of New York perceives that the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s will to discharge its duties to designate and protect landmarks and historic districts has been declining. So writes Jeffrey Kroessler, the Committee’s Chair.  On March 27, the Commission held a hearing, with overflow participation, to receive reactions to a proposal by the

Commission to adopt extensive new rules which would tend to institutionalize its decline.


Download the press release and a detailed report by the Committee concerning the decline and the rules.