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Michael Perlman
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:03 am:   

I was just informed by Landmark West that the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission has postponed the Broadway & 104th St Automat designation hearing to December 12, 2006. Please paste the above Automat-related links into your browser & still sign the petition. For the most up to date information, please contact [email protected] and feel free to write or carbon copy me as well.
Michael Perlman
Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2006 - 7:24 pm:   

One of the best ways to preserve memories of the Automat and their legacy is to advocate for landmark status. GOOD NEWS...There will be a public Landmarks hearing on October 17th for one of the last standing (former) Automats on Broadway & W 104th St, NYC. As for its future, your help is integral in preventing it from being demolished. This is a rare gem, & their low-rise presence makes the Automat vulnerable to demolition and redevelopment.

To sign an online petition, please follow:

For preservation advocacy group, Landmark West's recommended actions you can take, a background on the Automat, photos, contacts, and the latest landmarks hearing information, please access:

If you can encourage your friends to take the recommended actions, sign & forward the petition link, and testify at the 10/17 hearing, you will be a huge help towards the preservation of a classic NYC architectural, cultural, & social institution. Thanking you in advance!

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