Cobble Hill

HDC@LPC March 4, 2014

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Brooklyn 150009- Block 322, lot 24- 13 Cheever Place – Cobble Hill Historic District An Anglo-Italianate style rowhouse built in 1842-1855. Application is to enlarge dormer windows. The small, seemingly non-original dormer window on this rowhouse gives the impression of an after-thought from a subsequent era.  In an [...]

HDC@LPC January 7, 2014

Item 18 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 130395- Block 520, lot 54- 43 King Street – Charlton-King-Vandam Historic District A rowhouse built c. 1830 and altered c. 1955. Application is to alter the front façade and construct rear yard and rooftop additions. While a simpler entrance, like that proposed here, could be appropriate, it [...]

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 August 13, 2013

Item 15 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 131817- Block 1150, lot 48- 140 West 79th Street – Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District A neo-Tudor style apartment designed by Rose & Goldstone and built in 1913-14. Application is to construct a rooftop addition. HDC finds that the visibility of the new rooftop addition [...]

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 [...]

HDC@LPC April 9, 2013

Item 14 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 138937- Block 527, lot 91- 27 Downing Street – Greenwich Village Extension II Historic District An American Round Arch style stable with apartments designed by Alfred Zucker and built in 1893 with major alterations in 1920, 1924, and 1925. Application is to construct a new rear façade [...]

HDC@LPC October 23, 2012

Item 9 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 133268- Block 1075, lot 5- 274 Garfield Place, aka 175 8th Avenue – Park Slope Historic District A neo-Romanesque Art Deco style school building associated with Temple Beth Elohim, designed by Mortimer Freehof and David Levy, and built in 1928. Application is to install stretch banners. The [...]

HDC@LPC September 11, 2012

Item 1 LP – 2505 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN THE RAINBOW ROOM, 30 Rockefeller Center The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts, landmarks and buildings meriting preservation. The Rainbow Room is already a landmark in the hearts and minds of many throughout the world.  Built in the midst of [...]

HDC@LPC September 4, 2012

Item 22 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 115555- Block 744, lot 10- 353 West 20th Street – Chelsea Historic District A Greek Revival/Italianate style rowhouse built in 1852-53. Application is to construct a rear yard addition. While the proposed addition’s depth is modest, HDC objects to this proposal as it would remove too much [...]

HDC@LPC – July 10, 2012

Item 3 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 132618- Block 264, lot 17- 130 Clinton Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District A commercial Gothic style office building designed by Mortimer E. Freehof and built in 1925. Application is to replace storefront infill. 130 Clinton Street is a distinctive commercial Gothic style office building, one that [...]

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