Coffee Talk: Understanding NYC’s Home Improvement Business Law

  Title: Coffee Talk: Understanding NYC’s Home Improvement Business Law Location: Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, Between Second and Third Avenues, Manhattan Date: October 1 Time: 8:30 am-10:00 am Description: As many homeowners know, undertaking restoration or repair work can present a myriad of challenges that go beyond the work itself. The Department of Consumer […]

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Park Avenue in Context, Tour of the South Bronx & Walking Tour Brochures!

September 2012, Volume 9, Number 2 Park Avenue in Context: Film Clips and a Discussion of the Midtown Rezoning Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 6:00pm Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street Between Second and Third Avenues, Manhattan   In this fun program of film clips and commentary, architectural historian John Kriskiewicz will examine Midtown’s Park […]

HDC@LPC September 11, 2012

Item 1 LP – 2505 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN THE RAINBOW ROOM, 30 Rockefeller Center The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts, landmarks and buildings meriting preservation. The Rainbow Room is already a landmark in the hearts and minds of many throughout the world.  Built in the midst of […]

Resources and Information About Proposed Changes to the Landmarks Law

May 2, 2012 City Council Materials On May 2, 2012, the City Council held a Joint Meeting of the Land Use Committee and the Housing and Buildings Committee to discuss 11 proposed bills that, if adopted, could greatly impact the workings of the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Here, thanks to the City Council’s improved website, are […]

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HDC@LPC September 4, 2012

Item 22 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 115555- Block 744, lot 10- 353 West 20th Street – Chelsea Historic District A Greek Revival/Italianate style rowhouse built in 1852-53. Application is to construct a rear yard addition. While the proposed addition’s depth is modest, HDC objects to this proposal as it would remove too much […]

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