Nipper in the News

April 26th, 2016, 11:00 am by Greg

Yes, Nipper is back in the news – big time – thanks to Senator Charles Schumer. Of course, we here at Nippertown would like it better if the discussion was actually more about the art rather than the tax breaks. But we’re all for anything that reminds everybody how important Nipper is to our Local 518 landscape, our skyline, our cultural identity.

Here’s a round-up of this week’s “Nipper in the News” stories:

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From Senator Charles Schumer:
Schumer: Albany’s Landmark “Nipper” Building Should Be Added to the National & State Registers of Historic Places; Senator Urges National Park Service & NYS Historic Preservation to Expedite Approval Process So That Vital Federal Historic Tax Credits Can Be Used to Transform the Building and Preserve the Beloved Statue for Future Generations

From WAMC-FM:
The Dog Stays
Schumer Wants To Save “Nipper” Building

From AllOverAlbany.com:
Making Nipper a landmark – officially

From WNYT-TV:
Schumer seeks federal funds for Albany’s ‘Nipper’ dog

From The Times Union:
Schumer: Give Nipper historic status
Schumer: Make Albany’s Nipper statue a national historic landmark

From NewYorkUpsdtate.com:
Schumer: Give Nipper, Albany’s iconic dog, historic status

From The Team Radio:
Schumer to Give Nipper Historic Status

From Time Warner Cable News:
Schumer Pushes to Put Albany’s ‘Nipper’ Building on Historic Registry

2 thoughts on “Nipper in the News”

  1. Bob Rosinsky says:

    Man oh man…. Chuckles has some extra time on his hands, huh?

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