2015 Grassroots and Preservation Party Awardees

Grassroots Winners: Suzanne Spellen learned to appreciate architecture and history by growing up in Gilbertsville, a historic village in upstate NY. After attending Yale University, she moved to New York City to pursue a career in opera. Suzanne is a board member of the Crown Heights North Association, Inc. (CNHA), which has worked tirelessly for landmark […]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on May 19, 2015

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below.   Item 1 150 East 42nd Street – Individual Landmark 166138 – Block 1296, […]

Corbin Building, Designation Testimony-May 12, 2015

May 12, 2015 Item 1 Corbin Building, 11 John Street (aka 1-13 John Street; 192 Broadway), Manhattan LP-2569 Landmark Site: Manhattan Block 79, Lot 15 Community District 1   The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate […]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on May 5, 2015

Item 1 111 Noble Street – Greenpoint Historic District 16-8795 – Block 2566, Lot 74, Zoned R6B Community District 1, Brooklyn CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS An altered frame house built in 1855. Application is to legalize the installation of siding, and windows, and alterations to the areaway wall without Landmarks Preservation Commission permit(s). A series of sad interventions happened […]

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