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    This article about the Aeolian building includes...

    This article about the Aeolian building includes some recent pics of the Takashimaya nextdoor, shrouded in construction netting. Scroll to the bottom....
  2. Midtown East buildings at risk. Includes the...

    Midtown East buildings at risk. Includes the Roosevelt Hotel.
    http://www.nylandmarks.org/advocacy/preservation_issues/proposed_midtown_east_rezoning_targets_historic_buildings
  3. Interesting article about some of the building's...

    Interesting article about some of the building's architectural features. ...
  4. Any updates on this? Are there still plans for...

    Any updates on this? Are there still plans for this site? Did the LPC ever make a determination?
  5. I received a response this morning in reference...

    I received a response this morning in reference to the evaluation request form I submitted sometime last year for the Roosevelt Hotel. Does this mean things are going in the right direction, or is it...
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    That's the cotton exchange built in 1885. Another...

    That's the cotton exchange built in 1885. Another one of George B. Post's designs, like the Produce Exchange, that was pulled down.
    More info can be found in Nathan Silver's terrific book Lost New...
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    I hear the Cunard Building has a wonderful lobby,...

    I hear the Cunard Building has a wonderful lobby, and I've been meaning to visit. Anybody have pics?
  8. Those 2 in the foreground were the famous...

    Those 2 in the foreground were the famous Vanderbilt twin brownstones and the one further downtown was Alva Vanderbilt's french chateau. They were on 5th avenue opposite the park. I'm not sure which...
  9. I did see Urinetown, but remember very little...

    I did see Urinetown, but remember very little about the interior. Maybe that speaks for itself. I do remember a lot of plywood everywhere though.

    I imagine the theatre was in better shape in '82...
  10. Looks like they did a beautiful job. After seeing...

    Looks like they did a beautiful job. After seeing recent shows in both The Music Box and the New Victory, I'm in awe of how beautiful some of our theatres are. I look forward to seeing the...
  11. Sticky: From a quick look, it's not mentioned in The...

    From a quick look, it's not mentioned in The Architecture of Delano & Aldrich, but that book does mostly focus on their country estates.
  12. Sticky: If this is the right building, it looks like a...

    If this is the right building, it looks like a beauty by Delano & Aldrich. Could anybody get a better photo?
    http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=15west38street-newyorkcity-ny-usa
  13. Sticky: My pleasure Stache. This link contains a...

    My pleasure Stache.

    This link contains a picture of the Gimbel's skybridge in case anyone is interested.
    http://www.nyc-architecture.com/MID/MID126.htm

    Also, this is a good site for searching...
  14. Sticky: I'm just copying and pasting my post from the...

    I'm just copying and pasting my post from the Roosevelt Hotel thread here in case people haven't read it and are confused about the nature of this new thread....

    Thank you antinimby for providing...
  15. Thank you antinimby for providing the information...

    Thank you antinimby for providing the information and link. I sent in a "Request for Evaluation" form and will get other people I know to do so as well. It certainly can't hurt. Great pictures of the...
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    Sorry, I put in brackets that caused some of the...

    Sorry, I put in brackets that caused some of the links not to work. Here they are again.
    http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/lirr/html/lirrmap.htm
    http://www.oldbethpage.org/...
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    Hi Boffy, I've lived on Long Island all my...

    Hi Boffy,

    I've lived on Long Island all my life and can assure you that there are plenty of small traditional american towns to be found here. The problem is that the best examples are fairly far...
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