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 […]

Six to Celebrate Neighborhood Presentations

Six to Celebrate Neighborhood Talks: Come learn about the architectual and cultural histories of our Six To Celebrate neighborhoods. Jackson Heights: Monday, October 17, 6:00pm Bed-Stuy: Monday, November 7, 6:00pm Bowery:Tuesday, November 15, 6:30pm

Bowery Tour Again!!!

For all you Bowery lovers we are doing another Bowery Tour on Oct. 22nd this will be the last one so be sure to RSVP today before it sells out again!!

Council Overturns Landmark Designation of an 1817 Building

  On Wednesday, the City Council voted to deny the landmark designation of the  Hardenbrook Somarindyck House at 135 Bowery an 1817 Federal-style rowhouse in Lower Manhattan. At the request of local Council member Margaret Chin, the Council exercised its authority to overturn the actions of the Landmarks Commission for the second time in two […]

September 20, 2011

Item 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 121799- Block 195, lot 7- 396 Broadway – TriBeCa East Historic District A Renaissance Revival-style office building designed by William H. Birkmire and built in 1899. Application is to construct rooftop additions, install storefront infill, and alter the facade. Although rooftop mechanicals and other accretions are not […]

Six to Celebrate tour of The Bowery

Six to Celebrate tour of The Bowery  On September 17th we will tour The Bowery, one of Manhattan’s oldest thoroughfares, stretching from Cooper Square to Chatham Square. The area has a fascinatingly rich history, ranging from a fashionable shopping and residential neighborhood at the end of the 18th century, to a bustling center of dry […]

Lost Stages of the Lower East Side: Walking Tour of Theaters

 Lost Stages of the Lower East Side Saturday, August 13, 2011 12:00pm-2:00pm Cezar Del Valle will be conducting a walking tour for the Lower East Side History Project $20 per person, RSVP not required Meet Outside of the Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery Subway: F train to 2nd Avenue More Information: 347-465-7767

July 12, 2011

Item 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 120763- Block 2099, lot 6- 65 South Elliott Place – Fort Greene Historic District An altered early Italianate style frame rowhouse built c. 1854. Application is to construct a rear yard addition.                     While HDC is not opposed […]

Greenwich Village: Past, Present, and Future – An HDC Panel at MCNY

Greenwich Village: Past, Present, and Future Wednesday, June 8, 6:30 pm Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue The Village has been transformed over the centuries from farmland to row houses to tenements to luxury condominiums. How does a district that has long celebrated newcomers and defiant outsiders balance the old and […]

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