Classical Revival style

HDC@LPC – July 23, 2013

Designation Items Item 1 LP – 2551 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN STEINWAY & SONS RECEPTION ROOM & HALLWAY, FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, 109-113 West 57th Street Steinway & Sons moved to their Warren & Wetmore designed headquarters in 1925.  Joining other musical and artistic neighbors such as the American Fine Arts Society Building, the American Piano Company’s […]

HDC@LPC – June 26, 2012

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 130180- Block 530, lot 7504- 50 Bond Street – NoHo Historic District A Classical Revival style store and loft building designed by Cleverdon and Putzel and built in 1896-97. Application is to alter a roof deck. While the proposal is to alter a roof deck, the walls […]

HDC@LPC Testimony: June 5, 2012

Item 4 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 130937- Block 266, lot 30- 210 Joralemon Street – Borough Hall Skyscraper Historic District A neo-Classical style civic building designed by McKenzie Voorhees & Gmelin and built in 1932-26. Application is to modify window openings at the ground floor, replace second story windows and install awnings and […]

September 27, 2011

Item 3 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 117865 – Block 20, lot 6- 25 Jay Street – DUMBO Historic District A Renaissance Revival style factory building designed by Flemer & Koehler and built in 1892. Application is to construct a rooftop additions and replace windows.                 In […]

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 […]

September 7, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 109653 Queens, Block: 1278, Lot: 44 78-01 37th Avenue – Jackson Heights Historic District A Moderne style commercial building designed by Oscar I. Silverstone and built in 1941. Application is to install  new storefront openings, replace storefront infill and install a marquee and signage. HDC Testimony While HDC is glad to see […]

February 2, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 104968 Brooklyn, Block: 45, Lot: 7509 72 Front Street – DUMBO Historic District An Industrial neo-Classical style factory building designed by William Higginson and built in 1911.  Application is to install a bracket sign. HDC Testimony While bracket signs may be fitting for traditional shopping districts such as the Ladies’ Mile, they […]

October 6, 2009

Hearing Date:  10/6/2009 LPC Docket Number: 102402 Queens, Block: 8027, Lot: 49 21 Beverly Road aka 235-31 Beverly Road – Douglaston Historic District A free standing Arts and Crafts style home designed by A. Maney and built in 1907. Application is to replace windows at the porch. HDC Testimony While the design of these windows […]

July 21, 2009

LPC Docket Number: 098016 Queens, Block: 1009, Lot: 1 303 Manor Road – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival style freestanding house designed by Hobart A. Walker and built in 1912. Application is to construct an addition, modify a driveway, replace retaining walls and a deck, and install HVAC equipment. HDC Testimony HDC finds that […]

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