Underground Railroad

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Fergus Bordewich has thrown his support behind an effort to save 857 Riverside Drive from the wrecking ball.

Raul Rothblatt, an activist and member of Save 227 Duffield, called the city's purchase of the home "an incredible relief."

“There are very few landmarks in our city that link to the anti-slavery movement... only three in Manhattan. None in Upper Manhattan.”

The owner of 227 Duffield Street last week filed an application with the Department of Buildings to construct a 13-story mixed use building that would contain 21 residential units.

'This should be a national landmark,' said Michael Higgins, an organizer at Families United for Racial and Economic Equality. 'Why can't we figure out a way to save it?'

The church in whose cemetery the graves were found was an important stop on the Underground Railroad.

This morning there was a rally to save the historic Underground

The Real Deal (via Brownstoner) is reporting that, according to a recent

A number of buildings with a possible connection to Brooklyn's abolitionist past

Yesterday, Mayor Bloomberg announced a project to commemorate abolitionist activity that occurred