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 July 9, 2013

Item 30 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 135467- Block 611, lot 38- 130 7th Avenue South – Greenwich Village Historic District A commercial building designed by Scacchetti & Siegel and built in 1937. Application is to demolish the existing building and to construct a new building. The proposed building seems to have an identity […]

HDC@LPC – May 7, 2013

Public Meeting Item 3 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 140321- Block 466, lot 26- 131 East 10th Street – St. Mark’s in the Bowery, Individual Landmark A Georgian style church built in 1799, and altered with the construction of a Greek Revival tower by Town and Thompson in 1826-28, and the construction of an […]

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 […]

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 […]

Go to Church This Weekend!

Sacred Sites Open Doors in Statewide Event More than 140 Congregations Across State Participating   ‘Be a tourist in your own town’ Open House Weekend May 21 and 22   Landmark churches and synagogues from the five boroughs are participating in a “Sacred Sites Open House Weekend” May 21 and 22 when they will open […]

April 5, 2011

Item 14 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 117194- Block 524, lot 66- 100-110 Bleecker Street – University Village, Individual Landmark A Brutalist style residential complex designed by James Ingo Freed of I.M. Pei & Associates and built in 1964-67. Application is to modify the landscape and install a playground and assorted fixtures. In 1965 […]

October 20, 2009

LPC Docket Number: 102420 Queens, Block: 8041, Lot: 55 103 Arleigh Road – Douglaston Historic District A freestanding Colonial Revival style house designed by Robert Gilbert and built in 1924. Application is to legalize the replacement of windows, a balustrade, and driveway post, and the construction of a retaining wall without LPC permits. HDC Testimony […]

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 […]

HDC Testimony on the Reformed Dutch Church of Greenpoint

An 1870 Romanesque Revival style church designed by William B. Ditmars at 143-149 Kent Street. Application was for a residential conversion: HDC approves of much of the fine work proposed to allow for the adaptive reuse of these historic structures. Our only concern is the visibility of the solar panels. While we understand and appreciate […]

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