HISTORIC AUTOMAT FACADE FINALLY REVEALED AGAIN

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The facade of the Automat building on 104th street and Broadway was revealed this week after the Rite Aid sign that had blocked it was taken d … Read the rest of this entry >>

80 YEARS LATER, THERE’S STILL NO CHAZEREI AT ZABAR’S

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By Krista Carter Zabar's celebrates its 80th year on the Upper West Side this year, and the store and its leaders show no signs of slowing … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO GALLERY: TWO WALKS UP BROADWAY, 94 YEARS APART

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After we published a series of photos of Broadway taken in 1920, several readers suggested that we take the same pictures today and compare the two. Luckily … Read the rest of this entry >>

CONTROVERSIAL CHURCH-TO-CONDO PROJECT GETS TWEAKED AHEAD OF MEETING

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Architects attempting to turn a turn-of-the-century church on 96th street and Central Park West into a luxury condo have changed the design somewhat to ad … Read the rest of this entry >>

IRT POWERHOUSE AND OTHER SITES COULD BE QUIETLY REMOVED FROM LANDMARK CONSIDERATION

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The Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a hearing next week to remove about 100 properties from consideration for landmark status, a pr … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS HISTORY: ASTONISHING PHOTO SERIES OF BROADWAY IN 1920

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Photographer Arthur Hosking took an amazing series of photographs from 1916 to 1921, traveling up Broadway from Bowling Green to Yonkers. He sho … Read the rest of this entry >>

THURSDAY: BIG NIGHT FOR UWS PRESERVATIONISTS AND HISTORY BUFFS

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Plans to restore an historic mansion and turn a church into condos are on the agenda for a community board meting Thursday that is likely to draw a very big c … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS HISTORY: THE BEAUTIFUL STODDARD THEATER, NOW SELLING GROCERIES

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The historic Stoddard Theater stood at the Southwest corner of 90th street and Broadway for 70 ye … Read the rest of this entry >>

REPAIRING 117 YEARS OF FOOTSTEPS AT ST. PAUL & ST. ANDREW

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The beautiful sagging steps of steps of St. Paul & St. Andrew United Methodist Church on 86th street and West End Avenu … Read the rest of this entry >>

TIME CAPSULE REVEALS THE PREOCCUPATIONS OF BUSINESSMEN IN 1914

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By Nancy Novick Wednesday’s unsealing of a time capsule at the New York Historical Society may well have been a once-in-a-lifetime event for most of those pres … Read the rest of this entry >>

100-YEAR-OLD TIME CAPSULE TO BE OPENED WEDNESDAY

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The New-York Historical Society is set to open a chest first nailed shut 100 years ago and stocked with who knows w … Read the rest of this entry >>

A NEW FACE FOR A CLASSIC RESTAURANT

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Check out the new sign at Kosher restaurant and delicatessen Fine & Schapiro, just installed last week. The spiffiest 87-year-old on the block (138 West 72nd str … Read the rest of this entry >>

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