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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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The Landmarks Preservation Commission is the largest municipal preservation agency in the United States.
After learning that they can recover edible seeds at the halfway point between two landmarks that vary in the distance that separates them, Clark's nutcrackers consistently seek out that midpoint in new situations.
Ten previously have been designated as landmarks by county government.
the Hampton brand's Save-A-Landmark program has spent the past six years preserving historical, fun and cultural landmarks across the U.
Because it is a New York City Landmark, all work on 90 West Street was approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission, which ensures that exterior restorations are historically accurate.
Under the proposal, the bridge would join some 2,400 landmarks on the national registry.
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For those looking for other war-time landmarks in which to commemorate Veterans Day, they can access Hampton's "Hidden Landmarks" database (www.
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission designated the landmark in 1967, and the property underwent a massive restoration and renovation that lasted two years, from 1996 to 1998.
Most cities have very tough demolition laws on cultural landmarks and this would not be permitted.
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On May 27, the New York Landmarks Conservancy will present the 2004 Chairman's Award to Paul Crotty, Verizon's Group President for New York and Connecticut for his efforts to restore the Verizon building at 140 West St.