A Fall Full of Fun With HDC

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL August 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 In This Issue: Affordable Housing/ Historic Preservation A Roundtable Discussion- Sept 16 EverGreene Architectural Arts Studio Tour and Presentation- Sept 17 Six to Celebrate Walking Tour- Park Avenue- October 6 Additional Six to Celebrate Tours —————————————————————————————————— AFFORDABLE HOUSING / HISTORIC PRESERVATION: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION […]

Preservation Education

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL August 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 It’s What is on the Inside that Counts: EverGreene Architectural Arts Studio Tour and Presentation While building exteriors are often the most lauded architectural features and contribute to the sense of urbanism that defines New York City, the interior of these historic buildings-the […]

LPC Approves Apthorp Rooftop Additions

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL August 2014, Volume 11, Number 2 LPC Approves Apthorp Rooftop Additions A revised proposal for rooftop additions to the Apthorp was approved unanimously on August 12, 2014, by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). The Apthorp is a NYC Individual Landmark, designed by architects Clinton & Russell and completed in […]

HDC@LPC – August 12, 2014

Item 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 159764- Block 8037, lot 11- 320 Beverly Road – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival style freestanding house designed by John C.W. Cadoo and Henry M. Meloney and a garage both built in 1922. Application is to demolish a garage. At first glance, HDC finds it appropriate […]

Tear Down the Chrysler Building?

City Land Commentary  •  Anthony C. Wood Over 50 years ago New York City was losing its beloved landmarks (Pennsylvania Station, the Brokaw Mansion, the Savoy-Plaza being only a few on that long list) and facing the bleak prospect of losing even more. Finally after decades of civic advocacy, creative thinking, and painful losses, there was enough […]

North Brother Island: An Illustrated Book Talk

North Brother Island: The Last Unknown Place in New York City An Illustrated Book Talk Tuesday, August 5, 2014 Doors open at 6:00/Talk starts at 7:00 The Paris Café, 119 South Street (at Peck Slip) Join us for a visual exploration of the one place most New Yorkers will never get to explore on their own. […]

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HDC@LPC – August 5, 2014

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 158868- Block 8039, lot 22- 112 Manor Road – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival style house designed by William Welles Knowles and built in 1910. Application is to enclose and enlarge a porch, construct a below-grade garage, and install a curb cut.   Since porches are […]

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