Associate Professor Jeffrey Kroessler, head of circulation, reference and instruction for the Lloyd George Sealy Library at John Jay, published “The Historic Districts Council Says the City's Historic Districts are Not to Blame for the Shortage of Affordable Housing,” in the New York Daily News and “Preservation Pays! REBNY’S Campaign Against Landmark Protection Is Misguided,” in the New York Observer.
Both pieces discuss the irrelevancy of the Real Estate Board of New York’s claim that the preservation of New York City’s historical neighborhoods is responsible for the city’s shortage of affordable housing. Professor Kroessler is a member of the Board of Directors of the Historic Districts Council.
Read the full article in the New York Daily News here.
Read the full article in the New York Observer here.
Professor Kroessler’s research areas of expertise include historic preservation; New York City history; crime in New York; Queens; sports history and urban and suburban history.