Clinton Hill

HDC@LPC – August 12, 2014

Item 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 159764- Block 8037, lot 11- 320 Beverly Road – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival style freestanding house designed by John C.W. Cadoo and Henry M. Meloney and a garage both built in 1922. Application is to demolish a garage. At first glance, HDC finds it appropriate [...]

HDC@LPC – April 1, 2014

Item 4 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Manhattan 149648- Block 23, lot 19- 18 Broad Street – Individual Landmark Historic District A neo-Classical  style building designed  by George B. Post and built in 1901-03. Application is to install a Fast Acting Security Shutter. HDC finds the proposed security shutter too much of an intrusion for [...]

HDC@LPC February 18, 2014

Item 19 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 150241- Block 1399, lot 23- 841 Lexington Avenue, aka 155-157 East 64th Street – Upper East Side Extension Historic District A simplified Colonial revival style store and apartment building, designed by Thomas W. Lamb Inc., and built in 1929. Application is to install a bracket sign and [...]

HDC@LPC October 8, 2013

Item 13 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 137503- Block 1164, lot 42- 230 Park Place – Prospect Heights Historic District An Art Deco style apartment building designed by Phillip Birnbaum and built in 1937. Application is to establish a Master Plan governing the installation of windows. While it is nice that the proposal includes [...]

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 18, 2013

Item 7 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 141230- Block 1903, lot 53- 228 Washington Avenue – Clinton Hill Historic District An Italianate style rowhouse built c. 1868 with an associated garage built in the 20th century. Application is to demolish the garage and to construct a new connected building, and to extend the areaway [...]

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 [...]

December 6, 2011

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 119285- Block 270, lot 9- 163 State Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District A Greek Revival style rowhouse built in 1841. Application is to replace paired entrance doors.                   While the LPC’s rowhouse manual is certainly a valuable resource, [...]

The Secret Lives of Public Places

Grand Institutions of Clinton Hill: Travel to an era of opulence and craft in three of Clinton Hill’s turn-of-the-century structures!  Our Lady Queen of All Saints: A soaring century-old parish church. The white stone gothic structure styled after Paris’ Sainte Chapelle features original woodwork and rare four manual organ. Fourteen mosaic windows along the nave portraying [...]

Grand Institutions of Clinton Hill Queen of All Saints Church, Pratt Library, Caroline Ladd Pratt Ho

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