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HDC@LPC – July 23, 2013

Designation Items Item 1 LP – 2551 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN STEINWAY & SONS RECEPTION ROOM & HALLWAY, FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, 109-113 West 57th Street Steinway & Sons moved to their Warren & Wetmore designed headquarters in 1925.  Joining other musical and artistic neighbors such as the American Fine Arts Society Building, the American Piano Company’s […]

HDC@LPC July 9, 2013

Item 30 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 135467- Block 611, lot 38- 130 7th Avenue South – Greenwich Village Historic District A commercial building designed by Scacchetti & Siegel and built in 1937. Application is to demolish the existing building and to construct a new building. The proposed building seems to have an identity […]

HDC@LPC October 2, 2012

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 117051- Block 10313, lot 32- 115-16 179th Street – Addisleigh Park Historic District A Tudor Revival style free-standing house built prior to 1926. Application is to replace aluminum siding. In cases where the tax photo and other documentation are unclear and the existing material is obviously not […]

HDC@LPC – July 24, 2012

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 127189- Block 5917, lot 1- Buildings 207 and 207A – Fort Totten Historic District A Colonial Revival style semi-attached residence designed by the Office of the Quartermaster General and built in 1891. Application is to install a barrier-free access lift and ramps, and remove windows In general, […]

May 15, 2012

DESIGNATION TESTIMONY Item 1 LP – 2087 BOROUGH OF QUEENS BRINCKERHOFF CEMETERY, 60-65 182nd Street The LPC does not just designate sites for what they are, but sees landmarks for what they could be.  Just as a building can be restored to its former glory, so too could the Brinckerhoff Cemetery, the last link this […]

April 24, 2012

Item 25 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 125776- Block 1750, lot 34- 81 East 125th Street – Mount Morris Bank, Individual Landmark A Queen Anne/Romanesque Revival style bank building designed by Lamb and Rich and built in 1883-84 and enlarged 1889-90. Application is to reconstruct the partially demolished building. Sitting on a prominent corner […]

March 15, 2011

LPC Docket Number: 115333 Manhattan, Block: 1258, Lot: 40 510 Fifth Avenue – Individual Landmark and Interior Landmark Historic District An International style building designed by Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill and built in 1953-54. Application is to alter facades, install signage and new entrances, and to replace and reconfigure interior features and finishes. HDC Testimony […]

HDc Testimony on the Interior of the Manufacturer’s Trust Company

February 1, 2011 Statement of the Historic Districts Council before the Landmarks Preservation Commission In support of the preservation of the interior of 510 Fifth Avenue As a New York City Designated Interior Landmark The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods and buildings. HDC is pleased to have this […]

September 21, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 111226 Manhattan, Block: 627, Lot: 7 34 Gansevoort Street – Gansevoort Market Historic District An Italianate style French flats with store building designed by Charles Mettam and built in 1870. Application is to install signage. HDC Testimony HDC approves of the blade sign as it is a traditional type of  signage in […]

May 4, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 091749 Queens, Block: 8017, Lot: 46 343 Knollwood Avenue – Douglaston Historic District A cottage style house designed by G.A. Mezger and built in 1929. Application is to replace the windows. HDC Testimony The removal of four façades worth of original steel casement windows (including ones readily visible from the street) would […]

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