HDC@LPC: Looking Back at 2015

HDC’s Public Review Committee is the only group that reviews every single Certificate of Appropriateness application submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission. This is a tremendous task, but keeps HDC on the pulse of all New York’s historic districts. Our volunteer committee and professional staff examine each proposal with scrutiny, and create intelligent testimony which […]

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Historic Districts Council Testimony for the ZQA /MIA December 16, 2015 Hearing

December 16, 2015 Statement of the Historic Districts Council City Planning Commission Zoning for Quality & Affordability; Mandatory Inclusionary Housing Public Hearing The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods.  We represent over 500 neighborhood-based group dedicated to preserving the physical character of their communities. Many of our constituents have […]

HDC@LPC Testimony for LPC Hearing on December 15, 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 3 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Manhattan 170074- Block 593, lot 36- […]

HDC@LPC Testimony for LPC Hearing on December 8, 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 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Brooklyn 167541- Block 291, lot 13- […]

The Case of ZQA’s “Missing” Environmental Impact Statement

————————————————————————————————————————————————————– A letter from Christabel Gough answers some of our questions about ZQA/MIH’s Environmental Impact Statement Last week we were scratching our heads at Gale Brewer’s hearing: where was the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for all these controversial zoning proposals?  That document was going to explain the impact of the Mayor’s zoning ideas on all […]

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