Crown Heights North

HDC@LPC – Testimony for Hearing on January 10, 2017

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below.   Item 1 320 Kenmore Road – Douglaston Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket […]

Deserving but not Designated: Brooklyn

Deserved but not Designated are neighborhoods in New York City which have submitted comprehensive Requests For Evaluation (RFEs) and/or have had public hearings at the Landmarks Preservation Commission, yet remain unprotected by landmark designation. These landmark-worthy places possess the same qualities as landmark districts, such as architectural integrity, historic significance and distinct neighborhood character. HDC’s […]

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 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 […]

August 9, 2011

ITEM 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 12-0228 – Block 2102, lot 54- 314 Carlton Avenue – Fort Greene Historic District An Italianate style house built c. 1857. Application is to demolish an existing rear extension and construct a rear addition. While the existing extension is modest in scale, the new extension would project […]

Regarding the Designation of the second Crown Heights Historic District

October 27, 2009 Statement of the Historic Districts Council before the Landmarks Preservation Commission in support of the designation of the proposed Crown Heights North II Historic District  The Historic Districts Council is the city-wide advocate for New York City’s historic districts and for neighborhood meriting preservation.  HDC is very pleased to offer enthusiastic support […]

May 18, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 103866 Brooklyn, Block: 301, Lot: 29 274 Clinton Street – Cobble Hill Historic District An Italianate style row house constructed in 1864-67. Application is to construct a rear deck, modify window openings and alter the areaway. HDC Testimony While we approve of alterations to the areaway, HDC finds the proposed deck to […]

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 […]

Come Explore the Hidden Jewels of Crown Heights North

JOIN THE CROWN HEIGHTS NORTH ASSOCIATION ON A WALKING TOUR OF THE NEWLY DESIGNATED CROWN HEIGHTS NORTH HISTORIC DISTRICT & GARDEN TEA WHEN: Sunday, June 10, 2007 WHERE: Starting at : St. Gregory’s RC Church — 991 St. Johns Place (bet. Brooklyn & NY Aves.) Groups will meet in front of the church outside. TIME: […]

Crown Heights North Designated!

The LPC designated Crown Heights North (phase 1) as Brooklyn’s newest historic district this morning! Here’s an article from the New York Times April 24, 2007Crown Heights JournalSeeking Landmark Status, and Hoping to Lose a Label of UnrestBy MICHAEL WILSON The bass player’s widow looked down Dean Street and remembered her neighbors by the work […]

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