HDC@LPC

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, [...]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on April 14, 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 2 212 Fifth Avenue – Madison Square North Historic District 166089 – [...]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on April 7, 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 – Research Department BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY, STONE AVENUE BRANCH 581 Stone [...]

Victorian Flathbush 260 E. 19th-640

Deserving but not Designated-Brooklyn

Deserved but not Designated are neighborhoods in New York City which have submitted comprehensive Requests For Evaluation (RFEs) and/or have had public hearings at the Landmarks Preservation Commission, yet remain unprotected by landmark designation.  These landmark-worthy places possess the same qualities as landmark districts, such as architectural integrity, historic significance and distinct neighborhood character. HDC [...]

HDC@ – March 24, 2015

Item 2 69 & 71-73 Greene Street – SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District 16-3169 – Block 486, Lot 25 &23, Zoned M1-5A Community District 2, Manhattan CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS Two cast iron store buildings with neo-Grec style components designed by Henry Fernbach and built in 1876-77. Application is to remove the fire escapes and balconies from [...]

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HDC@LPC 3/17/2015

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. Items 1-4 34-20 79th Street- Jackson Heights Historic District 16-7504 – Block 1265, Lot [...]

HDC@LPC – March 3, 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 3 141 Clinton Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District 163916 – Block [...]

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