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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Berkeley Rearranges Those Deck Chairs One More Time. Category“My mind is made up—don’t confuse me with facts!” That was my father’s refrain
Berkeley Rearranges Those Deck Chairs One More Time. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 14 hours ago
“My mind is made up—don’t confuse me with facts!” That was my father’s refrain when, as a typical teenaged know-it-all, I confronted his long-held beliefs with my own ideas. That was way back in the fifties when he was still struggling to remain a... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Protesters rally against contentious Downtown Berkeley developmentAfter Berkeley community members and residents rallied outside City Council cha
Protesters rally against contentious Downtown Berkeley development
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
After Berkeley community members and residents rallied outside City Council chambers over possible construction of a contentious construction project, the city Zoning Adjustments Board reviewed updates and discussed concerns for construction at 2211... Read more
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DNA Info
Gansevoort Street Developers Get Rude Greeting From NeighborsBKSK is designing four new buildings for the south side of Gansevoort Street be
Gansevoort Street Developers Get Rude Greeting From Neighbors
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
BKSK is designing four new buildings for the south side of Gansevoort Street betwee Ninth Avenue and Washington Street. View Full Caption MEATPACKING DISTRICT — Just 10 minutes into describing a new Gansevoort Street development, the architect's... Read more
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DNA Info
Nitehawk Cinema Eyeing Park Slope's Pavilion TheaterPARK SLOPE — The saga of the Pavilion Theater could have a major plot twist in
Nitehawk Cinema Eyeing Park Slope's Pavilion Theater
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
PARK SLOPE — The saga of the Pavilion Theater could have a major plot twist in the next act. The owner of Williamsburg's Nitehawk Cinema says he would love to take over the Pavilion after its new owners renovate it. “I’ve always been interested in... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Jamesport farmhouse on National Historic RegisterThe Daniel and Henry P. Tuthill Farm in Jamesport is now officially on the Nati
Jamesport farmhouse on National Historic Register
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
The Daniel and Henry P. Tuthill Farm in Jamesport is now officially on the National Register of Historic Places, according to state Sen. Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson), who received word of the designation last week. “Listing on the National... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Jamesport farmhouse on National Historic RegisterThe Daniel and Henry P. Tuthill Farm in Jamesport is now officially on the Nati
Jamesport farmhouse on National Historic Register
The Suffolk Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Daniel and Henry P. Tuthill Farm in Jamesport is now officially on the National Register of Historic Places, according to state Sen. Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson), who received word of the designation last week. “Listing on the National... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Ground Zero Memorial and Rebuilding Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's some background information about the rebuilding of Ground Zero
Ground Zero Memorial and Rebuilding Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's some background information about the rebuilding of Ground Zero in lower Manhattan and the memorial to the victims of the September 11th attacks. September 11th Memorial: The memorial honors those killed on September 11, 2001 in all... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Aging in Place in Berkeley, But Not Quietly. CategoryThe anonymous illiterati who have nothing better to do than populate the commen
Aging in Place in Berkeley, But Not Quietly. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 7 days ago
The anonymous illiterati who have nothing better to do than populate the comments section of the newsblogs which accept them have finally found an argument in favor of what they want that is hard to argue with because it makes so little... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
How a Baltimore County schoolhouse became a charming family homeWhen the oldest of L.A. Brickner and Michael Filipczak's three sons was in midd
How a Baltimore County schoolhouse became a charming family home
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
When the oldest of L.A. Brickner and Michael Filipczak's three sons was in middle school, the couple decided that instead of sending them to local public schools, Brickner would home-school. It was a natural decision for the family. After all, they... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Application put in to landmark Neir’sNeir’s Tavern has 186 years of history inside it — and now Councilwoman Elizabe
Application put in to landmark Neir’s
Queens Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Neir’s Tavern has 186 years of history inside it — and now Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (D-Glendale) is endorsing a proposal to have the city officially recognize its significance by making it a city landmark. “It’s like no other place in the... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Landmarks board approves Southern Blvd. Bridge designLandmarks commissioners gave their final seal of approval Wednesday to the desi
Landmarks board approves Southern Blvd. Bridge design
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Landmarks commissioners gave their final seal of approval Wednesday to the design of the new Southern Boulevard Bridge. Features include decorative lights; landscaping on the causeway; and 13-foot-tall concrete obelisks, with light fixtures, that... Read more
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DNA Info
Landmarks Commission Calls Pavilion Condos 'Too Prominent' for Park SlopePARK SLOPE — The Landmarks Preservation Commission told a developer to tweak pl
Landmarks Commission Calls Pavilion Condos 'Too Prominent' for Park Slope
DNA Info / Posted 10 days ago
PARK SLOPE — The Landmarks Preservation Commission told a developer to tweak plans for a five-story condo building next to the Pavilion Theater after neighbors slammed the project as a potential "disaster." "In short, we do not like this building,"... Read more
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DNA Info
SoHo and Nolita Real Estate Selling Below Asking Price, Report SaysThis fourth-floor condo in SoHo sold for three percent less than its asking pri
SoHo and Nolita Real Estate Selling Below Asking Price, Report Says
DNA Info / Posted 10 days ago
This fourth-floor condo in SoHo sold for three percent less than its asking price. After listing the Crosby Street loft at $8.25 million, the seller agreed to part with it for $7.99 million. View Full Caption SOHO — SoHo and Nolita apartment sellers... Read more
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19 Action News Cleveland
Historic homeowners fighting tough restrictionsFor 40 years, Alice Evans has lived in a house on 5th Street in Elyria. The out
Historic homeowners fighting tough restrictions
19 Action News Cleveland / Posted 11 days ago
For 40 years, Alice Evans has lived in a house on 5th Street in Elyria. The outside looks dated and run down. Clearly it doesn't match the inside, which has bamboo floors, a jacuzzi tub and beautiful light walls. That's because Alice's hands are... Read more
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DNA Info
Owner of Dilapidated Landmarked Harlem Home Sued in Rare Move by CityThe city is suing Nina Justiniano, claiming she has refused to rehab her landma
Owner of Dilapidated Landmarked Harlem Home Sued in Rare Move by City
DNA Info / Posted 12 days ago
The city is suing Nina Justiniano, claiming she has refused to rehab her landmarked home on Astor Row in Harlem. The red-brick home has no roof and is in shambles, according to the city. View Full Caption CENTRAL HARLEM — The city is suing the owner... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Council OKs new construction timetable for 105 ClarendonThe Town Council has reset the start of a revised building permit for the recon
Council OKs new construction timetable for 105 Clarendon
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
The Town Council has reset the start of a revised building permit for the reconstruction of 105 Clarendon Ave. to Dec. 19. John Page, director of the Planning, Zoning and Building Department, told the council Aug. 11 that the need to revise plans,... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
This is How Homelessness Happens. CategoryAround 75 people piled in to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) to sto
This is How Homelessness Happens. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 12 days ago
Around 75 people piled in to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) to stop the latest jumbo scoop of brassy luxury housing from being poured on top of a Berkeley city landmark on a recent Thursday (August 13, 2015), and it was both thrilling... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Contents for The Berkeley Daily PlanetIt might be time to give up on Berkeley. Last night’s meeting of the Landmark P
Contents for The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 13 days ago
It might be time to give up on Berkeley. Last night’s meeting of the Landmark Preservation Commission was profoundly depressing, a graphic demonstration of how the city is slipping into the clutches of the corporate capital which is now taking cities... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily PlanetIt might be time to give up on Berkeley. Last night’s meeting of the Landmark P
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 13 days ago
It might be time to give up on Berkeley. Last night’s meeting of the Landmark Preservation Commission was profoundly depressing, a graphic demonstration of how the city is slipping into the clutches of the corporate capital which is now taking cities... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Attack of the Stepford Planners. CategoryBerkeley is an iconic city because of its bohemian ambiance: people dwell in Be
Attack of the Stepford Planners. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 13 days ago
Berkeley is an iconic city because of its bohemian ambiance: people dwell in Berkeley instead of elsewhere because they want to identify as intellectuals, artists, spiritual seekers, social activists, quirky, creative, and diverse. Just as we sought... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
As Expected, Berkeley's Landmark Preservation Commission Declines to Preserve Berkeley Landmark. CategoryIt might be time to give up on Berkeley. Last night’s meeting of the Landmark P
As Expected, Berkeley's Landmark Preservation Commission Declines to Preserve Berkeley Landmark. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 13 days ago
It might be time to give up on Berkeley. Last night’s meeting of the Landmark Preservation Commission was profoundly depressing, a graphic demonstration of how the city is slipping into the clutches of the corporate capital which is now taking cities... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Berkeley: Downtown high rise gains key approval despite criticismBERKELEY -- A downtown mixed-use project at 2211 Harold Way marched another ste
Berkeley: Downtown high rise gains key approval despite criticism
Inside Bay Area / Posted 14 days ago
BERKELEY -- A downtown mixed-use project at 2211 Harold Way marched another step forward toward final approval Thursday, when a divided Landmarks Preservation Commission granted a permit to demolish portions of the historic Shattuck Hotel and signed... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Local News and Opinion from The Berkeley Daily PlanetDon’t you wish you were in France right now? If you were, however, what you’d f
Local News and Opinion from The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 15 days ago
Don’t you wish you were in France right now? If you were, however, what you’d find is that many shops and even tourist sights that you might want to visit have locked the door and posted signs: “Fermé pour les vacances” (Closed for vacation.) The... Read more
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DNA Info
Landmarks Dept. Delays Vote on Jackson Heights Historic District AdditionThe corner of 37th Avenue and 85th Street in Jackson Heights, where the owner f
Landmarks Dept. Delays Vote on Jackson Heights Historic District Addition
DNA Info / Posted 17 days ago
The corner of 37th Avenue and 85th Street in Jackson Heights, where the owner filed to build a building on the roof. View Full Caption JACKSON HEIGHTS — Developers behind a controversial bid to construct apartments above a one-story building in the... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Speak Up for Berkeley On Thursday. CategoryDon’t you wish you were in France right now? If you were, however, what you’d f
Speak Up for Berkeley On Thursday. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 22 days ago
Don’t you wish you were in France right now? If you were, however, what you’d find is that many shops and even tourist sights that you might want to visit have locked the door and posted signs: “Fermé pour les vacances” (Closed for vacation.) That’s... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Contents for The Berkeley Daily PlanetDon’t you wish you were in France right now? If you were, however, what you’d f
Contents for The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 22 days ago
Don’t you wish you were in France right now? If you were, however, what you’d find is that many shops and even tourist sights that you might want to visit have locked the door and posted signs: “Fermé pour les vacances” (Closed for vacation.) That’s... Read more
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DNA Info
Pols Lament Exclusion of Broadway in UWS Historic DistrictThe entirety of West End Avenue is now part of a long historic district, but el
Pols Lament Exclusion of Broadway in UWS Historic District
DNA Info / Posted 22 days ago
The entirety of West End Avenue is now part of a long historic district, but elected officials and residents said the district should have included Broadway. View Full Caption UPPER WEST SIDE — Elected officials, preservationists and residents rued... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Berkeley Landmarks Commission to consider for Harold Way permitBERKELEY -- The proposed 18-story mixed-use development widely known as Harold
Berkeley Landmarks Commission to consider for Harold Way permit
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 23 days ago
BERKELEY -- The proposed 18-story mixed-use development widely known as Harold Way will be the subject of a public hearing before the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Thursday. The hearing, which is being continued from July 9, will cover a... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Berkeley Landmarks Commission to consider for Harold Way permitBERKELEY -- The proposed 18-story mixed-use development widely known as Harold
Berkeley Landmarks Commission to consider for Harold Way permit
Inside Bay Area / Posted 23 days ago
BERKELEY -- The proposed 18-story mixed-use development widely known as Harold Way will be the subject of a public hearing before the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Thursday. The hearing, which is being continued from July 9, will cover a... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Owner of former 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza tower to woo retailers with glassy entryways28 Liberty St. now (left) and a rendering of what it will look like after Fosun
Owner of former 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza tower to woo retailers with glassy entryways
Crain's New York Business / Posted 23 days ago
28 Liberty St. now (left) and a rendering of what it will look like after Fosun's renovation (right). The city has approved a request by Fosun, the Chinese company that owns the landmarked lower Manhattan tower formerly known as 1 Chase Manhattan... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Former 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza tower will get a glassy pedestal28 Liberty St. now (left) and a rendering of what it will look like after Fosun
Former 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza tower will get a glassy pedestal
Crain's New York Business / Posted 23 days ago
28 Liberty St. now (left) and a rendering of what it will look like after Fosun's renovation (right). The city has approved a request by Fosun, the Chinese company that owns the landmarked lower Manhattan tower formerly known as 1 Chase Manhattan... Read more
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DNA Info
Landmarks Hearing on Pavilion Theater Condos Postponed Until Aug. 18A rendering of the view from Prospect Park West of Hidrock Realty's condo build
Landmarks Hearing on Pavilion Theater Condos Postponed Until Aug. 18
DNA Info / Posted 25 days ago
A rendering of the view from Prospect Park West of Hidrock Realty's condo building and theater at the Pavilion Theater site. View Full Caption PARK SLOPE — A hearing on a developer's plan to build condos and a new cinema at the Pavilion Theater has... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Rehab for former Kennedy Winter White House earns initial nodThis season, the one-time Winter White House of President Kennedy will get its
Rehab for former Kennedy Winter White House earns initial nod
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
This season, the one-time Winter White House of President Kennedy will get its first makeover in 20 years. At its recent meeting, the Landmarks Preservation Commission unanimously approved a rehabilitation designed by Smith and Moore Architect and... Read more
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GlobeSt.com
FiDi Office Tower Buyer Steps ForwardA hotel or residential conversion is likely for 40 Exchange Place, a 250,000-sq
FiDi Office Tower Buyer Steps Forward
GlobeSt.com / Posted 29 days ago
A hotel or residential conversion is likely for 40 Exchange Place, a 250,000-square-foot office building Downtown that's about to trade. NEW YORK CITY�Northwind Group is in contract to buy 40-42 Exchange Pl.�a 250,000-square-foot office building in... Read more

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