HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on July 21, 2015

Item 1 Proposed Mount Morris Park Historic District Extension Borough of Manhattan LP-2571 ITEM PROPOSED FOR PUBLIC HEARING The Mount Morris Park Historic District in Harlem was calendared and heard in 1966, just one year after the Commission’s creation, and designated five years later.  It is a prime example of the overly cautious boundaries set […]

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HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on July 14, 2015

Item 3 911 Park Avenue – Park Avenue Historic District 16-4713 – Block 1508, Lot 72, Zoned R10, R8B Community District 8, Manhattan CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A Renaissance Revival style apartment building designed by Schwartz & Gross and built in 1925-26. Application is to establish master plan governing the future installation of windows. Since this […]

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HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on July 7, 2015

Item 5 168 Bleecker Street, aka 187-191 Sullivan Street, and 187-201 Thompson Street -South Village Historic District 17-0925 -Block 525, Lot 7501, Zoned R7-2 Community District 2, Manhattan CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS An Italian Renaissance Revival style tenement building with commercial ground floor designed by Ernest Flagg and built in 1896. Application is to modify masonry openings and display windows at the Sullivan Street facade, and install a barrier-free access […]

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