HDC@LPC – September 30, 2014

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Brooklyn 161708- Block 210, lot 25- 15 Willow Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District A Greek Revival style rowhouse built in 1834. Application is to alter the facades and roof, construct a new bulkhead, and install new  decks and mechanical units. HDC does not object to the reintroduction […]

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Come On A Walking Tour With HDC!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 In This Issue: Secret Lives Tour: The Loew’s Valencia- October 4 Six to Celebrate Tour- Bronx and Harlem Carnegie Libraries- October 18 Secret Lives Tour: Loew’s Valencia Theatre Saturday, October 4, 2014  11:30 AM Following last year’s successful tour of the Loew’s United Palace Theatre on […]

Six to Celebrate Feature: Madison Square North

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2014, Volume 11, Number 4 MADISON SQUARE NORTH, MANHATTAN     The area immediately north of Madison Square Park has experienced many waves of development since the park opened in 1847. This layered history is still clearly seen when surveying the area’s historic architecture, which mostly dates to between […]

HDC@LPC – September 23, 2014

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Queens 158355- Block 149, lot 150- 39-38 47th Street – Sunnyside Gardens Historic District A brick rowhouse with Colonial Revival style details, designed by Clarence Stein, Henry Wright, and Frederick Ackerman and built in 1925. Application is to alter the front porch, stoop, and sidewalk, install a new […]

Oh The Many Places You Will Go, With HDC

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL September 2014, Volume 11, Number 2  Historic Tour of  Atlantic Avenue! Saturday, September 13 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM The Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District invites you to join a tour of Atlantic Avenue, one of Brooklyn’s most dynamic commercial thoroughfares for over one hundred years. This diverse retail […]

HDC@LPC – September 9, 2014

  Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Queens 155446- Block 1289, lot 15- 37-18 79th Street – Jackson Heights Historic District An Anglo-American Garden Home style attached house designed by Benjamin Dreisler and built in 1926-27. Application is to modify a window opening. While this window modification may seem relatively minor, these blocks within […]

Leo J. Blackman Appointed Historic Districts Council’s President

   The Historic Districts Council, the advocate for New York City’s historic neighborhoods, is pleased to announce the election of Leo J. Blackman as the new board president. Mr. Blackman has a Masters in Architecture from Columbia University with an emphasis on Historic Preservation and has over twenty-five years of experience in architectural design and […]

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