Brooklyn Academy of Music

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on June 12, 2018

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 34-47 87th Street – Jackson Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket […]

New Design + Old Places: Post Conference Tours-BAM-Pictures

Brooklyn Academy of Music as New Design Sunday, March 9, 2014, 11am Join HDC and 2013 HDC Landmarks Lion recipient Hugh Hardy, as we visit several Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) interiors and exteriors, which were renovated, restored and reused under the guidance of Hardy, an architect of many theatrical spaces. Attendees will see the award-winning […]

HDC@LPC February 4, 2014

Item 7 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 147990- Block 1159, lot 53- 138 Underhill Avenue – Prospect Heights Historic District A Romanesque/Renaissance Revival style row house designed by William H. Reynolds and built c. 1896. Application is to alter the rear façade. Bay windows on the rear façades of row houses can be charming […]

HDC@LPC, April 23, 2013

Item 12 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 132604- Block 586, lot 7- 74 Wooster Street – SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District A factory designed by Charles Mattam and built in 1869. Application is to install new storefront infill, remove shutters, enlarge a light well and construct a rooftop addition. While HDC finds the storefront infill […]

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 […]

June 16, 2009

LPC Docket Number: 091475 Brooklyn, Block: 2111, Lot: 111 321 Ashland Place – Brooklyn Academy of Music Historic District A Classically inspired institutional building designed by Vorrhees, Gmelin & Walker, and built in 1927. Application is to demolish a portion of the existing building and construct an addition. HDC Testimony HDC would like to thank […]

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