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LPC Backlog: Fifty Years of MAS testimony

As recently highlighted in the NY Times, the Landmarks Preservation Commission will decide the fate of 95 “backlog” items at a public meeting tomorrow. Last fall, MAS submitted favorable testimony on 47 of those properties, which you can read here: MAS has a long history of supporting new landmarks. In fact, we testified on many of these proprieties at their original designation hearing! Click through to read testimony for 2 Oliver Street from 1966, the Loew’s 175th Street Theater in 1970 (written by none other than James Marston Fitch!), the Vanderbilt Mausoleum and Cemetery in 1980, the Pepsi-Cola Sign in 1988, and more!