Excellent news, earlier this week the New York City Landmarks and Preservation Commission launched their website digital archives of designated properties, photos and all for all five boroughs. For preservation geeks such as ourselves, it maybe feels like Christmas.
“The free-to-use and easy-to-access searchable archive, dubbed the LPC Designation Photo Collection, is geared to serve not only as a resource for journalists, armchair historians, and everyday New Yorkers curious about landmarked sites in their own neighborhoods, but also to building owners, architects, and contractors, who can download designation photos of properties when considering potential work. As noted by the LPC, these high-resolution photos were previously only available by request.”
Full article over at The Architects Newspaper – New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission launches free digital archive of designation photos.