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HDC@LPC – October 21, 2014

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF STATEN ISLAND 155819- Block 76, lot 200- 1000A Richmond Terrace Building A, – Individual Landmark Historic District A Greek Revival style building designed by Richard Smyth and built in 1879-81. Application is to install banners and signage. The proposed aluminum signage is over-scaled and an excessive application to […]

HDC@LPC – June 24, 2014

  Item 10 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Manhattan 157594- Block 1111, lot 1- Central Park East 72nd Street Adventure Playground – Scenic Landmark A 1930s playground, redesigned by Richard Dattner and rebuilt in 1970, and adjoining landscaping, within an English Romantic style public park designed in 1856 by Olmsted and Vaux. Application is to […]

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HDC@LPC – May 21, 2013

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 132526- Block 307, lot 2- 277 Clinton Street – Cobble Hill Historic District A Greek Revival style rowhouse built c. 1847. Application is to excavate the cellar. Little information was available at public review regarding foundation depths of neighbors and other details needed when considering the excavation […]

February 21,2012

Item 5BINDING REPORT BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 128066- Block 921, lot 1- Sunset Park – Sunset Play Center, Individual Landmark A complex, including a bath house, pools, bleachers, filter house, perimeter walls, fencing, and paving, designed by Herbert Magoon, lead architect, and consulting architects Aymer Embury II, Henry Ahrens and others and built in 1934-1936. Application […]

December 12, 2011 – Public Design Commission

  Statement of the Historic Districts Council Design Commission Public Hearing 12/12/2011 Re:   Reconstruction of the North Harlem Meer Landscape, Shoreline, and Playground The Historic Districts Council is the citywide non-profit advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. HDC is happy to see attention being turned to the northern most […]

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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 […]

September 28, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 110521 Brooklyn, Block: 296, Lot: 32 177 Congress Street – Cobble Hill Historic District An Italianate style rowhouse built in the early 1850s and later altered. Application is to legalize and modify door, windows and planter installation at front façade and areaway without LPC permits. HDC Testimony HDC does not approve of […]

March 2, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 104962 Brooklyn, Block: 6600, Lot: 119 820 East 16th Street –  Avenue H Station House, Individual Landmark A cottage style office building with Colonial Revival and Queen Anne style elements built in the 20th Century. Application is to install a sculpture. HDC Testimony HDC is incredibly pleased that this project is before […]

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