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landmark

In surveying, a permanent feature on the land, used as a reference point. If it is necessary to remove a landmark for development or other purposes, the best practice would be to contact the local government engineer or mapping office and ask that a witness monument be set in the place of the former landmark. (Some states require this by law.)

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Originally opened in 1893 on the present site of the Empire State Building, the Waldorf Astoria opened at its current Park Avenue location in 1931, was designated an official New York City landmark in 1993 and had its most important interior spaces landmarked in 2017.
Intended as a complement to the adjacent landmarked structure, this building will offer a number of separate luxury amenities for its residents, including a fitness room, bike storage and roof deck with views of Downtown Brooklyn and the Manhattan skyline.
4 percent decline in the number of rent-stabilized units, while on landmarked properties the number went down a shocking 27.
Currently, developers who want to modify a landmarked or historic building present their plan to the local community board and then to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC).
And the movement is spreading to the outer boroughs--Brooklyn now has several Community Districts that have over 25 percent of their properties landmarked.
We respect the landmarked status of the building and the culture of Lower Manhattan, and we will honor the building's legacy as a landmark of timeless design, maintaining the building within the parameters of the LPC process.
gyro required an open design and connectedness in a signature Manhattan office building," he said, noting that their new space at 115 Broadway provides state-of-the-art infrastructure in a "beautifully restored" landmarked office building.
REBNY's recently released a report entitled Housing Production on NYC Landmarked Properties is an informative and important contribution to this crucial public policy discussion.
A lot of landmarked buildings in the past were traditionally banks and post offices," said Faith Hope Consolo, chair of the retail leasing and sales division of Prudential Douglas Elliman.
29 percent (100 units) of the affordable units were built on landmarked properties, ac cording to the report.
Furnished Quarters will manage 132 extended stay hotel apartments on four floors of the 66-story, landmarked property that is being transformed into a full-service residential rental building.
REBNY decided to look at these landmarked properties to determine its impact on housing production and especially affordable housing.