Iconic NYC Bookstore Owner Pleads: Don’t Landmark My Property


Our friends at Reason have been following a fascinating story unfolding in New York City, in which a business owner is trying to fend off what many people would consider to be a high honor: the designation of her building as a historic landmark.

The owner of the famous Strand Bookstore in Manhattan doesn’t want the city’s help preserving her building. She doesn’t want tax breaks or government subsidies. She just wants to be left alone. But the city may have other ideas. 

Following up on their online story from earlier in December, the crew at ReasonTV has just released the following video: