Landmarks Preservation Commission

HDC Announces the De-calendaring Items as a 2015 Six to Celebrate

Update:  The LPC has released  the dates of each of the hearings along with resources files and fact sheets. The Landmarks Preservation Commission has agreed to hold hearings for each property on the calendared list! This was first reported in the Wall Street Journal on June 18, 2015. HDC & Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer’s solution […]

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 […]

Manhattan Borough President’s Office Proposed Backlog Action Plan for the LPC

April 2, 2015 PROPOSED BACKLOG ACTION PLAN FOR THE LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION (LPC) Over the last year, my office has met with a number of stakeholders: New York Landmarks Conservancy, Historic Districts Council, Municipal Art Society, Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, Friends of the Upper East Side, Landmark West!, and the Real Estate Board […]

Yuengling Brewery Complex (6 items)

Address: Amsterdam Avenue at West 127th & 128th Streets Constructed: 1905 LPC Action: Calendared 1991 This handsome 1905 complex speaks to NYC’s industrial and brewery past, which predated residential development in this part of West Harlem. Located along 10th Avenue (now Amsterdam Avenue) between 126th and 128th Streets, this complex was the home of the Bernheimer and Schwartz Brewery, with Yuengling […]

Breaking News: LPC Drops Plan to Reconsider Buildings

HDC is thrilled to announce that the New York City  Landmarks Preservation Commission will not be holding a hearing to remove 96 sites from landmark consideration on Tuesday, December 9. We’ve said plenty of times – nobody likes a backlog. HDC is committed to working with LPC to remedy this situation in a transparent, appropriate and equitable […]

Landmarks Commission to remove 96 sites from consideration

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is proposing to remove 96 sites and properties from consideration for landmark designation at a public meeting on Tuesday, December 9th.  Most of these sites have been under consideration for several years. LPC has stated to us that their reasoning for removing these properties from consideration is political in nature – […]

150 Years of LGBT History – By the Landmarks Preservation Commission

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