Amsterdam Houses, a cluster of 13 public housing buildings behind Lincoln Center on Manhattan's Upper West Side, marked its 60th anniversary with a three days of celebration that included a moonlight Circle Line cruise on Friday and an entertainment-packed afternoon program yesterday.
Amsterdam Houses Celebrate 60 Years
According to the preservation group, Landmark West!, which in 2005 added Amsterdam Houses to its list of buildings that merit landmark protection, the state of New York has determined that the complex is eligible to be placed on the state and national registers of historic places.
Amsterdam Houses Celebrates 60th Anniversary
Enough with the housing projects already! Are these the landmarks that best represent this city? Don't enough of our tax dollars already go toward the maintenance of these ugly structures? Why would we celebrate this part of the legacy of Robert Moses who may possibly be the king tweeder of all time?