Barrier-free access

HDC@LPC September 10, 2013

Item 3 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 126740- Block 8045, lot 17- 102 Park Lane – Douglaston Historic District A vernacular Colonial revival style house designed by Eugene McMurray and built in 1936. Application is to construct an addition and alter the facades. While the proposed addition is not inappropriate in its size, HDC […]

HDC@LPC November 27, 2012

Item 15 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 117958- Block 592, lot 79- 123 Washington Place – Greenwich Village Historic District A transitional Federal style rowhouse, built in 1831. Application is to construct a rear yard addition, alter a dormer window and excavate the rear yard. HDC is opposed to this project as it is […]

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, […]

February 16, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 098343 Queens, Block: 8023, Lot: 1 300 Knollwood Ave – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival Style ranch house designed by Carl Salminen and built in 1950. Application is to demolish the house and construct a new house. HDC Testimony HDC is sorry to see yet another mid-century Colonial Revival Style ranch […]

February 2, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 104968 Brooklyn, Block: 45, Lot: 7509 72 Front Street – DUMBO Historic District An Industrial neo-Classical style factory building designed by William Higginson and built in 1911.  Application is to install a bracket sign. HDC Testimony While bracket signs may be fitting for traditional shopping districts such as the Ladies’ Mile, they […]

December 15, 2009

LPC Docket Number: 103819 Bronx, Block: 2281, Lot: 10 431-445 East 136th Street – Bertine Block Historic District Two rows of Renaissance Revival style tenements, designed by Harry T. Howell, built in 1897-98 and 1898-99. Application is to install a barrier free access at the areaway and install windows. HDC Testimony Wonderful work has gone […]

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