UPDATE: Marx Brothers’ Childhood Home Won’t Be City Landmark

July 22, 2010

Yesterday, we reported that the Community Board 8 had voted in favor of making the Marx Brothers’ Upper East Side childhood home a New York landmark, sending the decision along to the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Unfortunately, the LPC announced that they wrote a letter against making it into a landmark, and now fans and supporters are speaking out, specifically against NYC Council Member Dan Garodnick.

To read more about the vote and the Marx Brothers’ home, click here or go to http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2010/07/22/preservationists_feeling_groucho_about_marx_brothers_place.php.

Check out our informational website Neighborhood NYC at http://www.neighborhoodnyc.com

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2 Responses to “UPDATE: Marx Brothers’ Childhood Home Won’t Be City Landmark”


  1. NYC Council Member Dan Garodnick torpedoed Marx Brothers Place without so much as a heads up to his own constituents: http://the-marx-brothers-place-report.blogspot.com/2010/07/nyc-council-member-dan-garodnick-takes.html

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