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  • The Bronx County Historical Society was founded in 1955 to preserve the heritage of this thriving community. The Society administers the colonial era Valentine-Varian House, which serves as the Museum of Bronx History The Bronx County Archives an extensive Research Library and Poe Cottage, the final home of America's great 19th century poet and author, Edgar Allan Poe.
  • A non-profit group dedicated to preserving the High Line, a 1.5 mile long historic elevated rail structure on the west side of Manhattan.
  • Home page for the Friends of the Upper East Side. This group encompasses five historic districts: Upper East Side, Metropolitan Museum Historic District, Carnegie Hill Historic District, Treadwell Farm Historic District and Henderson Place Historic District. The site is supported by Preserve and Protect.
  • Community organization founded in 1980 to preserve the architectural and cultural history of the Village. The site includes information about preservation leadership, public programs, education, preservation awards and a history of the village.
  • A city-wide grassroots organization dedicated to historic district communities and the Landmarks Law that protects them.
  • Official New York City agency website. Information given includes information on making changes to Landmark buildings, a public hearing calendar and other important Landmark information.
  • Landmark West! Is a non-profit community group working to preserve the best of the Upper West Side. Newsletter of this group published on-line. Great map of all the current and hopefully future landmark buildings, monuments, etc. on the Upper West Side.
  • This is a simple list of sites designated by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. Links are provided when available.

  • The New York Landmarks Conservancy provides news and information about building preservation in New York, including repair work and financing resources.

  • Short list of landmarks in New York. Some are actually Landmark designated buildings, others are historic.
  • The Preservation League of New York State is dedicated to the protection of New York's diverse and rich heritage of historic buildings, districts, and landscapes. It actively encourages historic preservation by public and private organizations, agencies, and individuals in local communities throughout New York State and provides the united voice for historic preservation.
  • Organization dedicated to preserving historic sites in New York City and throughout the country. Focuses on threatened sites, providing information on how to assist with their preservation. Offers a schedule of events--tours, exhibits, and society meetings--in the New York City area. Includes a directory of links to preservation resources throughout the U.S.

  • This non-profit organization for historic preservation provides national and local resources for locating, designating, and maintaining historic buildings.

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