70 Mulberry Street, the former PS 23, is one of the most historic buildings in the historic core of Manhattan's Chinatown. The City has started demolishing the building, a pillar to the community - this destruction cannot be allowed to continue.
Take Action Now to let NYC's mayor and our local elected officials know 70 Mulberry, the former PS 23, must be restored and rehabilitate to retain its current community center use.
I’m writing to ask you to support the restoration of the historic 70 Mulberry Street, the former Public School 23. Although the Mayor had previously promised to restore the building, which had been damaged by a fire at the upper floors this winter, the City has now started demolition work. Therefore time is of the essence to save it from complete destruction.
Constructed in 1891, the building is one of the most historic buildings in Chinatown’s historic core. It warrants restoration due to its:
See HERE for more information, including building photos.
Please send a letter of support for restoration to your local official by using our pre-drafted letter, or change the wording of the letter to suit yourself.
The new coronavirus has already threatened and harmed Chinatown’s unique cultural heritage. The destruction of one of the neighborhood’s most historic buildings would only add to this devastation.
We're counting on you to take action to help protect this wonderful historic building in the heart of Chinatown.
Send a Message to the Mayor and the City Council