James Lima testifies before NYC Landmarks in support of Upper East Side preservation project

JLP+D provided expert testimony before the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) in support of the Friends of the Upper East Side Historic District’s successful¬†effort to preserve the First Avenue Estate¬†(also known as City and Suburban Homes) from demolition. Following further legal challenges to this effort, in January 2016 the New York State Supreme Court ruled in favor of the LPCs action, ensuring the protection of these historic buildings.