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Above: Members of AGBANY protest the demolition of Pennsylvania Station, 1962; Courtesy of David Hirsch
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07.12.21

Saving 227 Duffield Street A Symbol of Freedom

By Pamela Wong The years-long fight to save 277 Duffield Street, a 19th-century row house that embodies Brooklyn’s anti-slavery movement,…

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08.03.21
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Inspired by Grassroots Stories: Community Architectural Advocacy

Join us for the second installment in our new series, Inspired by Grassroots Stories: Community Architectural Advocacy. Kelly Carroll, preservation…

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