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Following Jim's Shoe Repair's landmark status denial—the application was a last-ditch effort to stay alive before being taken over by the neighboring Duane Reade—the 82-year-old family business is headed to a public hearing tomorrow to ask the Landmarks Preservation Commission for another review. "Through this hearing, Jim's can demonstrate to the court and the Commission that the shop is an iconic and historic New York City landmark." Interested in supporting the cause? Head over to 60 Center Street at 9:30am. [JVNY, Previously]