Proposed Landmark Designation Of The Tremont Branch Of The NYPL In The Bronx

Published on March 04, 2024, 1:58 pm
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On Tuesday, March 5, 2024, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will vote on the proposed designation of the Tremont Branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL), located at 1866 Washington Avenue in the Tremont neighborhood of the Bronx. 

Constructed in 1905, the Tremont Branch is one of 67 circulating libraries constructed for the city’s library system funded by Andrew Carnegie. It was designed by the prominent firm of Carrère and Hastings, who designed 14 Carnegie-funded libraries in New York.

LPC’s public hearing/meeting will be held in the agency’s hearing room at 1 Centre Street, 9th Floor, Borough of Manhattan, and will be live-streamed on the agency’s YouTube channel here. For more information on LPC public hearings/meetings and how to participate, see our hearings page here.

The event will take place at Landmarks Preservation Commission, 1 Centre Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10029, starting at 9:30 a.m.

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