Carrere & Hastings

Campaign to Preserve the Carnegie Libraries-Tremont Branch

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2014, Volume 11, Number 3 In This Issue: • Six to Celebrate -Carnegie Library Tremont Branch • Campaign to Preserve the Carnegie Libraries —————————————————————— Campaign to Preserve the Carnegie Libraries Starting in 2009, HDC initiated a survey to document the existing Carnegie Libraries throughout New York City. We […]

HDC@LPC January 21, 2014

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 148228- Block 149, lot 11- 91-95 Chambers Street – TriBeCa South Historic District A store and loft building in 1852-53, and altered in the Commercial style by William F. Hemstreet in 1924. Application is to install a rooftop fence. HDC finds that the semi-circular portion of the […]

HDC@LPC October 22, 2013

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 143623- Block 1267, lot 32- 80-01- 80-09 35th Avenue – Jackson Heights Historic District A neo-Romanesque style apartment building designed by the Cohn Brothers and built in 1941. Application is to legalize the installation of a fence, entrance way and windows without LPC permit(s). HDC feels the […]

HDC@LPC – January 22, 2013

Item 17 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 138879- Block 1257, lot 1- 476 Fifth Avenue – The New York Public Library, Individual Landmark A Beaux-Arts style library building designed by Carrere & Hastings and built in a 1898-1911. Application is to install rooftop mechanical equipment, replace windows, modify a window opening and modify the […]

April 10, 2012

Item 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 126491- Block 215, lot 1- 10 Hubert Street – TriBeCa North Historic District A Romanesque Revival style store and loft building designed by Julius Kastner and built in 1892. Application is to construct a rooftop addition, remove the fire-escape, alter the ground floor window and door openings, […]

November 9, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 108132 Queens, Block: 1475, Lot: 59 37-37 87th Street – Jackson Heights Historic District An Anglo-American Garden Home style attached house, designed by C.F. McAvoy and built in 1924. Application is to legalize alterations to the areaway fence and wall without LPC permits. HDC Testimony The commission has seen applications for legalizing […]

June 22, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 108711 Manhattan, Block: 1385, Lot: 1 1 East 70th Street, Frick House – Individual Landmark,  Upper East Side Historic District A French Louis XVI style mansion designed by Carrere & Hastings, built in 1913-14 and altered by John Russell Pope in 1931-35. Application is to enclose a loggia. HDC Testimony HDC congratulates […]

June 15, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 104900 Brooklyn, Block: 8502, Lot: 20 1940 East 36th Street – Hendrick I. Lott House, Individual Landmark A Dutch Colonial style wood-frame house built in 1800, incorporating a structure built in 1720. Application is to install fencing, alter circulation paths, construct outbuildings and a barrier-free access ramp. HDC Testimony HDC is thrilled […]

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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