Demolition

LPC Reacts Favorably to Proposal for New Pier 17 Building

  Although a formal vote was not taken, the Landmarks Preservation Commission agreed yesterday to permit the demolition of the 1985 Pier 17 Building and allow its replacement with a glassy new building by ShoP Architects. HDC opposed the proposal, stating that the building’s noted architect, Benjamin Thompson, made specific references to the South Street [...]

Six To Celebrate Tours & the Demolition of Pier 17

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL April 2012, Volume 9, Number 3 ~Six to Celebrate Tour Series~ Announcing our 2012 Six to Celebrate neighborhood walking and bike tours! Come join us and learn about each community’s diverse cultural and architectural histories. Noted tour guides and local community advocates will be leading each tour. •Van Cortlandt [...]

Help Save A Landmark From Demolition!

The owners of the individually designated City and Suburban Homes First Avenue Estate (the full-block complex from First to York Avenues between East 64th and East 65th Streets) have submitted an application for the demolition of 429 East 64th Street and 430 East 65th Street on the ground that they do not generate a sufficient [...]

Parks Department Rationale for Its Demolition of Historic District in Staten Island

Behold the glory of the Parks Department’s plans to DEMOLISH a National Register-eligible Historic District on Staten Island, a borough not exactly rife with protected landmarks. There’s no way to pretty this up – the Parks Department is planning on demolishing 43 out of 50 historic structures in order to build a park that no [...]

Parks Meeting with Community Board on Cedar Grove Beach Club

11/17/11 7:00PM Staten Island Community Board 2 Sea View Hospital Lou Caravone Community Service Building, 460 Brielle Avenue, Parks will use CB#2 to follow up on their last Public Hearing on the Rehabilitation of Cedar Grove Beach. From Eleanor Dugan, former tenant at Cedar Grove (and HDC Grassroots Award winner): “There is of course NO [...]

Rally to Save the Bowery: May 25 @ 6pm

Federal Agency Chides National Guard for Admirals Row Deterioration

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Winter Garden Stairs

Here is an article describing the stairs and why they merit protection. Saving the World Financial Center Stairs — But How? http://batteryparkcity.com/news/world-financial-center-winter-garden-stairs-save-landmark/

Winter Garden staircase

Brookfield Properties plans to demolish the beautiful staircase in the Winter Garden at the World Trade Center as part of its redevelopment of the Winter Garden in light of the new tunnel that is being built under the Westside Highway to connect the new Trade Center to the Winter garden. The grand staircase was rebuilt [...]

LPC Ready To Move on NoHo; Demoliiton Plans Delayed

Developer Cries Foul as Landmarks Panel Delays NoHo ProjectBY BRADLEY HOPE – Staff Reporter of the SunJanuary 3, 2008URL: http://www.nysun.com/article/68867 In an unusual move, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission is refusing to give clearance to a developer seeking to build an as-of-right apartment building in NoHo. Adam Gordon is planning to tear down [...]

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