Help Preserve The Museum

In 2014, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a plan for construction of an eight-story hotel next door to the 1832 Merchant’s House, New York City’s only family home preserved intact, inside and out, from the 19th century. The Merchant’s House is a federal, state, and city landmark and was the first building in Manhattan designated in 1965 under the new landmarks law. Today, it is one of only 117 buildings...

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  • Why we're campaigning to save The Merchants House Museum

    The area of NoHo (the area north of Houston Street in which the Museum is located) is sought after, both for residents of Manhattan and for tourists visiting the city... More