The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission voted narrowly today to allow St. Vincent's Hospital to demolish the O'Toole building on Seventh Avenue, the center of a pitched battle between the hospital and preservationists seeking to save the 45-year-old structure. The commission voted 6-4 to approve knocking down the four-story O'Toole building, on 12th Street, and replace it with a 20-story tower.
Landmarks commission gives go-ahead to demolish St. Vincent's building
In other landmarking news:
Church and Factory Are Newest Landmarks
The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to designate two new landmarks: St. Stephen’s Church, a Roman Catholic congregation in the Murray Hill section of Manhattan, and the F. W. Devoe & Company Factory, a former paint- and brush-making plant in Greenwich Village.
Thank goodness. I was concerned that LPC might stop landmarking buildings in Manhattan...