HDC@LPC

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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Stonewall Inn, Designation Testimony – June 23, 2015

  Item 1 Stonewall Inn, 51-53 Christopher Street, Manhattan LP-2574 Landmark Site: Manhattan Block 610, Lot 1 in part consisting of the land on which the buildings at 51-53 Christopher Street are situated Community District 2   HDC supports the designation of the Stonewall Inn as an Individual Landmark. While the structure itself is already [...]

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HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on June 16, 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 1 178-15 Murdock Avenue – Addisleigh Park Historic District 144604 – Block [...]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on June 2, 2015

Research Department Public Hearing Items Item 2 Henry and Susan McDonald House, 128 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn LP-2543 Landmark Site: Brooklyn Block 1887, Lot 82 Community District 2 ITEM FOR PUBLIC HEARING An Italianate frame house with Greek Revival style elements built in 1853-54. The Henry and Susan McDonald House is a charming building that instantly [...]

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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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HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on April 21, 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 32-11 Douglas Road – Douglaston Historic District 164552 – Block 8162, [...]

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