We are asking the Landmarks Preservation Commission to finally designate the Rose Reading Room and other public rooms in the 42nd Street Library as interior landmarks. You can support our campaign by signing our petition.
We are fortunate to be supported in our efforts by numerous individuals and organizations. Their statements of support can be found in the links below [in formation]:
Community Board Five
Historic Districts Council
New York Landmarks Conservancy
New York State Senator Brad Hoylman
Municipal Arts Society
Mosette Broderick, Director of Urban Design and Architecture Studies, New York University
Ellen Fisher, Dean and VP of Academic Affairs, New York School of Interior Design
Preservation League of New York State
Carol Krinsky, Professor of Art History, New York University
Judith Gura, Faculty, Design History and Theory, New York School of Interior Design
John Massengale, architect, urbanist and author
Society of Architectural Historians
For a detailed report on the history of the rooms prepared by the Historic Districts Council, click HERE.