HDC@LPC

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 [...]

HDC@LPC – February 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.   ITEM1 404 Richmond Terrace – Saint George/New Brighton Historic District  162685- Block 3, [...]

HDC@LPC – February 10, 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 4 920 Broadway – Ladies’ Mile Historic District 165207- Block 849, lot [...]

HDC@LPC – February 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.   39-90 44th Street – Sunnyside Gardens Historic District 166450- Block 182, lot 23, [...]

HDC@LPC – January 20, 2015

  Item 1 111 Ridge Road, aka 234-33 Ridge Road – Douglaston Historic District 162102 – Block 8045, lot 55, Zoned R1-2 Community District 11, Queens CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A Colonial Revival style freestanding house designed by Josephine Wright Chapman and built in 1909. Application is to replace entrance infill and windows, modify window openings, [...]

HDC@LPC – January 6, 2015

Item 1 70 Willow Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District 16-5466 – Block 224, Lot 16, Zoned R6 Community District 2, Brooklyn CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A Greek Revival style residence constructed in 1839. Application is to replace front doors and ironwork, remove sills, strip paint, alter the side and rear facades, excavate the rear yard, [...]

HDC@LPC – December 16, 2014

Item 6   56-58 Warren Street – Tribeca South Historic District Extension   14-5913 – Block 136, Lot 12, Zoned M-15   Community District 1, Manhattan   CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A Renaissance Revival style store and lofts building designed by Elians and James R. Brevoort and built in 1880-1881. Application to replace the sidewalk.   [...]

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HDC@LPC – December 9, 2014

Proposed Central Ridgewood Historic District   PROPOSED FOR DESIGNATION Nine hundred and ninety buildings with various styles and various architects built in the early 20th century. HDC is pleased to note that the Landmarks Commission has scheduled a vote on the very large Central Ridgewood Historic District at tomorrow’s Public Hearing. The proposed 990-building historic [...]

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HDC@LPC – December 2, 2014

Item 2 6 South Oxford Street – Fort Greene Historic District 16-3536 – Block 2100, Lot 41, Zoned R6B Community District 2, Brooklyn CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS An Italianate style house built in 1864. Application is to replace and enlarge windows. HDC feels that this is a lot of demolition proposed for an intact, 1864 house. [...]

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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 – [...]

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