Designed by Renwick, Aspinwall and Tucker, the ASPCA's finest surviving structure in New York City and the horse drinking fountain in front of it constitute an elegant reminder of the early promotion of humane treatment of animals, and New York's central role in the national anti-cruelty movement.
Gowanus Canal Flushing Tunnel Pumping Station and Gate House was built in the early 20th century to house the mechanical systems needed to flush the Gowanus Canal , it represents one of the most important infrastructure projects in Brooklyn.
The Monumental BRT Central Power Station Engine House is a prominent reminder of the era when Gowanus Canal was a significant inland waterway and the Gowanus neighborhood was a major industrial center.
Somers Brothers Tinware Factory (later American Can Company) was once one of the largest decorated tinware manufacturing complexes in the United States, it remains one of Gowanus's most distinctive industrial buildings.
The Montauk Paint Manufacturing Company Building was built in 1908 as part of the growing industrial development surrounding the Gowanus Canal and remains one of the finest buildings in the neighborhood recalling this history.
The Bay Ridge Parkway - Doctors' Row Historic District is an intact block of row houses representative of Bay Ridge's development as a middle-class urban neighborhood in the early 20th century. The block has been and continues to be known for its large number of medical professionals.
Designation report for Gay Activists Alliance founded in December 1969 "to secure basic human rights, dignity, and freedom for all gay people." 99 Wooster Street served as the organization's headquarters from 1971 to 1974.
No. 31 Cornelia Street was the home of the Caffe Cino a coffee shop and experimental theater venue from 1958-1968. The Caffe Cino is significant as the birthplace of Off-Off Broadway and New York City's first gay theater.
Designation report for 137 West 71st Street the most significant surviving building in the United States associated with the celebrated novelist, essayist, poet, and civil rights advocate James Baldwin.