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New York Landmark Conservancy
The Landmarks Conservancy is a nationally recognized organization which helps owners of older buildings by providing grants, low-interest loans, hands-on consulting services, workshops, and publications. In neighborhoods throughout the City and State, we preserve homes, businesses, social service centers, cultural institutions, schools, houses of worship, and tourist destinations.

Old Stone House
The Old Stone House was originally built in Brooklyn on the Gowanus Creek by Claes Arentson Vechte, a Dutch immigrant, in 1699. Eventually the house would go on to have an eccletic and colorful New York history, including both the Revolutionary War's Battle of Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Dodgers. Today the OSH is an "historic interpretive center" runs educational programs and houses exhibits on New York history.

Orensanz Cultural Center
Built in 1849 as Anshe Chesed, this building is the oldest surviving building in New York City built specifically as a synagogue. This Gothic Revival structure, inspired by Cologne Cathedral, was rescued from destruction by the Orensanz Foundation and adaptively used as a magnificent performance space.

OUR LADY OF SORROWS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Flamboyant colors give this soaring 1867 church an operatic presence.

Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims
This National Historic Landmark building was part of NYC's underground railroad network in the 19th century.

Queens County Farm Museum
Situated on what was a family farm from 1772 until 1927, the Queens County Farm Museum now serves to educate visitors about the history of farming in Queens. The 47 acre New York City park features planted fields and grazing livestock to illustrate the basic workings of a farm. Visitors can also learn about the rich history of the site through tours of the farmhouse. Built in 1772 and added to in the 1830s, the house combines Dutch and English architectural styles. It has a steeply pitched roof,...

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