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The Reach of the Landmarks Law: A Balancing Act

When New York's landmarks law took effect 50 years ago, it forever changed the course of the city's history. But has its proponents' full vision been realized this past half century? In some cases, the law may have in fact been surpassed by newer legislation in other cities. Could ours be strengthened, or are additional preservation tools needed to complement the law? At this panel, preservation experts will discuss these and other questions exploring the possibilities, limitations, and challenges of the landmarks law. This program delves into the themes of our exhibition Saving Place: 50 Years of New York City Landmarks

Reception to follow!

Alison G. Greenberg, Partner, Calcagni & Kanefsky
Paul W. Edmondson, Chief Legal Officer/General Counsel, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Leonard Koerner, Chief Assistant Corporation Counsel, NYC Law Department, Office of the Corporation 
Michael T. Sillerman, Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
Meredith J. Kane (moderator), Partner at Paul Weiss 

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for its operating support.
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