Dozens of elected officials and advocates testified before city preservation gurus at a July 14 hearing in favor of landmarking 227 Duffield St., a Downtown Brooklyn building that housed abolitionists in the 19th century.

State Attorney General Letitia James said the Landmarks Preservation Commission should designate the row house a landmark as the country grapples with controversial monuments to the past and as many other buildings of its era have been bulldozed in favor of luxury high-rises in the neighborhood.

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Dozens of elected officials and advocates testified before city preservation gurus at a July 14 hearing in favor of landmarking 227 Duffield St., a Downtown Brooklyn […]

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