Borough and State: Manhattan, New York Listed: Local historic district in 2002, extended in 2004; National Register historic district in 2003 (National Register boundaries are larger than local historic district boundaries.) Type of district: National Register historic district, local historic district Main Intersection: East 37th Street and Lexington Avenue [icon name=icon-download-alt]Murray Hill National Register Historic […]
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Carnegie Hill Historic District Certified in 2003 To get a glimpse of New York City more than 100 years ago, take a stroll along upper Fifth Avenue. Varied and harmonious streetscapes abound in Carnegie Hill where a variety of architectural styles comprise its mansions, rowhouses, apartments and institutional buildings. About 400 historic buildings are included […]
Queens, New York The Douglaston Historic District in Queens, N.Y., is one of New York City’s most suburban neighborhoods. Situated on a mile-long peninsula jutting out into Little Neck Bay from the northern shore of Long Island, this certified local historic district has more than 500 historic homes – many with bay views – lining […]
Welcome to the Architectural Ambler, a monthly publication of the Trust for Architectural Easements. Each month, the Ambler will explore the history and architecture of a different historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the nation’s official list of certified historic districts and buildings. Only buildings listed on the National Register or […]
President’s Message Marked by storms and plummeting temperatures, winter is typically a preservationist’s off-season. It is a quiet period when architectural historians spend important time in study or research. Architectural historians are all around us. Their jobs and skills are widely divergent, but their passion for old buildings binds them together as strongly as the […]