List of National Historic Landmarks in New York City

List of National Historic Landmarks in New York City

This article lists National Historic Landmarks in New York City, of which there are 108. One of the New York City (NYC) sites is also a National Monument, and there are two more National Monuments in NYC as well. These are listed further below. It also briefly discusses NYC designated landmarks.

In all of New York State there are 256 National Historic Landmarks (NHLs), which is the most of any state. For a discussion of state NHLs inside and outside of NYC, see List of NHLs in New York State. For consistency, the sites are named here as designated under the National Historic Landmark program.

New York City Designated Historic Sites

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission was created following the preservation fight and subsequent demolition of Pennsylvania Station (New York City). New York City's right to limit owners' ability to convert landmarked buildings was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1978. Many of the NYC NHLs are listed, either individually or as part of historic districts, in the List of New York City Designated Landmarks.

National Monuments in New York City

There are three National Monuments in New York City:
*African Burial Ground National Monument, declared 27 Feb 2006, (also a National Historic Landmark)
*Governors Island National Monument, declared 19 Jan 2001, (also a National Historic Landmark)
*Statue of Liberty National Monument, declared 15 Oct 1924

ee also

*List of National Historic Landmarks in New York
*List of National Historic Landmarks by state
*List of Registered Historic Places in New York City


External links

* [ National Park Service listings of National Historic Landmarks]

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