HDC@LPC July 8, 2014

Item 3 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 157412- Block 8020, lot 6- 10 Richmond Road – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival style house built in 1966. Application is to legalize repaving the driveway, sidewalk, and gutter, enlarging and repaving the front walkway, rebuilding the entrance steps, and rebuilding the driveway retaining wall without […]

New Design + Old Places: Post Conference Tours

This year the Historic Districts Council will present the conference tours over a number of spring weekends, instead of including them all on the Sunday of the conference weekend. See our three exciting conference tours below! Modern Interventions in Park Slope  Sunday, March 30, 2014, 11am- View Pictures Of The Tour While there is rarely […]

Last Word on the Douglaston Hill Extension (we hope)

Douglaston House In District by Liz Rhoades , Managing EditorThe Queens Chronicle It’s official. The City Council voted 47-1 on July 25 to keep a disputed Douglaston house in its landmarked district. Earlier last week, the council’s Land Use Committee voted in favor of the proposal. In the full council vote, only Staten Island Councilman […]

Douglaston Hill House Returned to District

From the Queens Times-Ledger 07/26/2007240th St. home historic: Cityby Joseph Gargiulo and Elizabeth Stein The City Council’s Subcommittee for Landmarks, Public Citing and Maritime Usage decided Monday that a home belonged in the Douglaston Hill Historic District after the owners attempted to have their house exempted from the designation.The 5-2 decision came after a re-evaluation […]

Douglaston Hill House to be decided on at City Council

From the New York SunCouncil Weighs Historic District DisputeBY ELIOT BROWN – Special to the SunJuly 13, 2007URL: A protracted dispute between a Queens couple and the city is nearing a terminus, as the City Council is mulling over the historic status of a Douglaston home. The micro-battle, which could come to an end […]

Roundup on Landmarks Issues

Posted on Queens Crap (to which we’re incredbily thankful for their eagle eye and patience in monitoring the flood that is Thursday’s local media coverage) Landmarking: Pro & Con From Queens Courier:Many questions — no answers (about the Broadway-Flushing landmark bid) A response from Councilman Avella: Clarifying the Constitution Letter to the Times Ledger: Why […]

Coda on the Mosley Decision

From the Queens Tribune After Major Renovations: Home Still Deemed Historic EnoughBy THERESA JUVA Mountains of dirt, stacks of lumber and piles of pipes surround the Mosley home on 240th Street in Douglaston Hill. The lawn is barren and marked by deep tire tracks; an invisible bird whistles nearby. The construction site is quiet. A […]

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LPC Deems Douglaston Hill House is A Landmark, despite owner’s complaints

From the Queens Chronicle City: House Can’t Opt Out Of Douglaston Hill Districtby Liz Rhoades, Managing Editor04/05/2007 In a unanimous vote, the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission voted Tuesday afternoon to keep a disputed house in the Douglaston Hill landmarked district. Kevin and Diana Mosley, both attorneys, who own the house at 41-45 240th St., wanted […]

Property Excised from Douglaston Hill

From the Queens Chronicle 03/15/2007Couple Want Out Of Landmarked Districtby Liz Rhoades , Managing Editor For Kevin and Diana Mosley, their dream house has turned into a nightmare. They are fighting the city — and some of their neighbors — to opt out of the historic district that includes their Douglaston home. The couple testified […]

Douglaston Hill Resident Wants Home out of Historic District

From some background, and another view on this, see : Douglaston Hill Resident Wants Home out of Historic DistrictBy John Tozzi03/01/2007 The city will re-evaluate whether a house belongs in the Douglaston Hill Historic District this month after the owner sued to have the home removed. But owner Kevin Mosley said his property is […]

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