The Metropolitan Chapter of the Victorian Society in America

Archive of Public Testimony

The Victorian Society New York actively promotes preservation of the incomparable wealth of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century historic districts, individual landmarks, interiors and civic art in the New York City area. Over the past five decades, the Victorian Society New York has delivered testimony on many occasions at NYC Landmarks Preservation Committee Public Hearings, the NYC Public Design Commission and other agencies.

Please see below for a selection of recent testimony presented during public hearings and letters drafted in response to preservation policy changes and current events. VSNY will be adding to this page soon to make the full archive of past testimony available.

October 2020 – Testimony for the Flatiron Building and the Brooklyn Methodist Episcopal Church Home

July 2020 – Testimony Concerning Proposed NYC 5G Infrastructure

June 2020 – Letter to LPC to express concerns about the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s process for review of applications for work in designated scenic landmarks. 

May 2020 – Testimony for 49-51 Chambers St

May 2020 – Manida Street Historic District

September 2019 – Demarest Building

August 2019 – Greenwich Village and the East Village below Union Square

May 2019 – LGBT Sites

March 2019 – First Hungarian Church


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