Historic Preservation


Some NYC History: The MTA's Artificial Subway Reef and Belgian Paving Stones

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Stories of preservation always catch my interest. As a New York City history buff, nothing irks me more than watching an old building or a vestige of the past getting destroyed. That's why I was so interested in speaking with photographer Stephen Mallon whose exhibit, "Next Stop on the Atlantic," on view at the Frontroom Gallery captures images of retired subway cars plunging into the ocean as part of the artificial reef program. 

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Redevelopment Rolling Along for Coney Island

Sunday, August 22, 2010

As the summer season nears an end in Coney Island, some residents and preservationists are upset that it may be the last summer for some of the oldest buildings there.