HDC@LPC

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on February 2, 2016

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 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Brooklyn 180027- Block 306, lot 18- […]

HDC@LPC Testimony for LPC Public Meeting on January 19, 2016

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Brooklyn 178044- Block 2558, lot 6- 154 Franklin Street – Greenpoint Historic District An Italianate style building built in 1858. Application is to install storefront infill. While No. 154’s façade has suffered a dismal fate compared to its neighbors, this intervention is an opportunity to make it right […]

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HDC@LPC Testimony for LPC Public Meeting on January 12, 2016

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. **The following was read into the record on 1/5/2016** 1/12/2016 Items 1 & 2 […]

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HDC@LPC Testimony for LPC Hearing on January 5, 2016

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 Brooklyn 176630- Block 1982, lot 50- 48 […]

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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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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- […]

HDC@LPC Testimony for LPC Hearing on November 10, 2015

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Bronx 175413- Block 5807, lot 639- 4520 Waldo Avenue – Fieldston Historic District A neo-Colonial style house built circa 1933-38. Application is to demolish the garage, construct additions, and alter the façade. This modest house reflects its time—developed in a picturesque style the 1930s determined by the strict […]

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HDC@LPC Testimony for LPC Hearing on November 24, 2015

Item 3 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Brooklyn 173274- Block 208, lot 504- 8 Montague Terrace – Brooklyn Heights Historic District An Anglo-Italianate style rowhouse built C. 1861-79. Application is to alter masonry openings at the rear façade; modify an historic tea porch; install balconies, a cornice, roof railings, and HVAC equipment; and construct bulkheads […]

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HDC Designation Testimony for Backlog95 Hearing – November 12, 2015

The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission scheduled four “special hearings” this fall to consider 95 proposed landmarks that have been on the agency’s calendar for five years or more.  Back in November 2014, the LPC attempted to “de-calendar” all of these items, but since agreed to let the public weigh in.  Below is HDC’s testimony for […]

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