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Miles Parker

Defenders of the Historic Upper East Side is a preservation advocacy group founded in 2003 and dedicated to preserving and protecting the Upper East Side historic character. The great array of architectural styles, from 19th century brownstone rowhouses to distinguished early 20th century apartment buildings make our neighborhood some of the most expensive and desirable real estate in the world and a mag- net for intense development pressure. Misguided, well-funded development projects, seeking to enrich the few at the expense of the larger community, will always assault us.

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