Boerum Hill

HDC@LPC – Testimony for Hearing on March 7, 2017

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 18-33 41st Street (Steinway House) Individual Landmark CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket […]

HDC@LPC – September 23, 2014

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Queens 158355- Block 149, lot 150- 39-38 47th Street – Sunnyside Gardens Historic District A brick rowhouse with Colonial Revival style details, designed by Clarence Stein, Henry Wright, and Frederick Ackerman and built in 1925. Application is to alter the front porch, stoop, and sidewalk, install a new […]

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 […]

December 6, 2011

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 119285- Block 270, lot 9- 163 State Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District A Greek Revival style rowhouse built in 1841. Application is to replace paired entrance doors.                   While the LPC’s rowhouse manual is certainly a valuable resource, […]

November 1, 2011

Item 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 117642- Block 1079, lot 49- 627 3rd Street – Park Slope Historic District A neo-Renaissance style rowhouse designed by Axel S. Hedman and built in 1910. Application is construct a rooftop addition, perform excavation, and modify the rear façade and front areaway. HDC finds the proposed work […]

May 3, 2011

Item 10 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 117324- Block 195, lot 26- 178 Dean Street – Boerum Hill Historic District A modified Italianate style rowhouse built in 1859. Application is to construct rooftop and rear yard additions. While we applaud the restoration work going on at the front facade, HDC feels this application for […]

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 […]

August 10, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 110451 Brooklyn, Block: 249, Lot: 36 150 Montague Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District An Anglo-Italianate style rowhouse with commercial ground floor, built c. 1861-1879. Application is to install storefront infill and signage. HDC Testimony While the proposed may be an improvement over the existing, HDC feels the tax photo should be […]

June 1, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 105027 Manhattan, Block: 181, Lot: 16 179 Franklin Street – TriBeCa West Historic District A late 19th-Century Commercial style store and loft building designed by Havilah H. Smith & Son and Hugo Kafka and built in 1888. Application is to legalize the installation of storefront infill without LPC permits. HDC Testimony HDC […]

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