Officially not landmarked.(Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Well, the Anti-Defamation League’s scarcely coherent opposition was apparently not enough: This morning, New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously to deny landmark status to 45-47 Park Place, the building two blocks from Ground Zero in lower Manhattan that is the planned spot for a new Islamic center. (Last month, Mark Bergen reported on a heated hearing in front of the Commission.) Cordoba House is one big step closer to realization.

NYC Panel OKs Building Islamic Center, Mosque Near Ground Zero [USA Today]
Earlier: Ground Zero for a Fight
ADL Comes Out Against Ground Zero Center