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The Barbizon Hotel for Women is on the Way to Becoming the Upper East Side’s 127th Individual Landmark!

From the Landmarks Preservation Commission: The Barbizon Hotel for Women was built in 1927-28 as a residence for single women, who at that time were increasingly attending college and seeking professional careers. The demand for inexpensive housing for single women … Continue reading

140 East 63rd Street

140 East 63rd Street — Barbizon Hotel for Women —  Individual Landmark  An Italian Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance ornament style building originally designed by Murgatroyd & Ogden and constructed in 1927-28. Application is to replace the existing glass door with sidelight, block … Continue reading

Remember your FRIENDS this special year!

Thirty years! As illustrated by the timeline above, Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts is celebrating 30 years of vigorous work preserving and promoting our irreplaceable Upper East Side neighborhoods. Over the years, FRIENDS, together with invaluable supporters … Continue reading

The Upper East Side has its 127th landmark!!

On Tuesday, April 17th, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted for the  individual designation of the Barbizon Hotel for Women! Situated just outside the recently designated Upper East Side Historic District Expansion, the Barbizon represents one of the earliest residential alternatives … Continue reading

Individual Landmarks

INDIVIDUAL LANDMARKS 1009 Fifth Avenue House (aka Duke Residence), 1009 Fifth Avenue, designated 1974 11 East 70th Street House, 11 East 70th Street, designated 1974 1321 Madison Avenue House, 1321 Madison Avenue, designated 1974 160 East 92nd Street House, 160 East 92nd Street, … Continue reading

Read All About It!

Lots of News about the Barbizon Hotel for Women! Supporters Argue for Former Barbizon Hotel to Become Landmark, by Olivia Scheck. DNAinfo, July 26, 2011 Barbizon, New York Could Achieve Landmark Status, by Allison Halliday. Realty Biz News, July 25, … Continue reading

Past Events

Step in, Stand Clear, Drink Up! Thanks to the Second Avenue Subway, you can get all the way from the Upper East Side to Coney Island via the Q Train. We’re kicking off summer, and celebrating this new route to … Continue reading


2018 Community groups launch lawsuit to block in-progress Upper East Side tower, by Joe Anuta, Crain’s New York Business, February 9, 2018. Upper East Side residents sue over 524-foot-tall development, by Sarina Trangle, AMNY, February 8, 2017. City Wants to Cut Down … Continue reading