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February 14, 2018

What was once one of New York’s most polluted waterways has been transformed.  The Preservation League advocates for Staten Island's natural as well as its built environment.

https://ny.curbed.com/2017/12/7/16746644/staten-island-new-york-richmond-creek-photo-essay

February 12, 2018

Deny zoning variance and protect Richmondtown freshwater wetlands, PLSI tells city Board of Standards and Appeals.

Read the February 12, 2018 letter below: 

Honorable Margery Perlmutter, R.A. Esq 
Chair
New York City Board of Standards and Appeals 
250 Broadway, 29th Flo...

February 12, 2018

The Olmsted-Beil House, the one-time home of Frederick Law Olmsted, who designed Central Park with Calvert Vaux sits in disrepair behind unwelcoming signs.

The city bought the house about 12 years ago.  It is now negotiating to buy an adjacent house and lot that would m...

February 5, 2018

The review panel of Staten Island Arts has awarded PLSI Board member Virginia N. Sherry with a 2018 Art Fund Grant from the city Department of Cultural Affairs to support her project, “Vanishing Historic Garages on Staten Island: Cultural and Architectural Significance...

February 5, 2018

ADVOCACY NEWS: On February 1, 2018, PLSI submitted a formal complaint to the Enforcement Department of the city Landmark Preservation Commission. The complaint noted the deteriorated state of the landmarked Physician's Residence on the campus of Bayley Seton Hospital i...

February 4, 2018

The controversial plan to build a BJ's wholesale Club and several other retail outlets on South Avenue is moving forward.  But some say the move will put nearby residents at risk of flooding since the construction would disrupt nearby wetlands.NY1's Anthony Pascale spe...

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