Demolition

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on July 18, 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. RESEARCH DEPARTMENT PUBLIC HEARING Item 1 476 Fifth Avenue – aka 460-476 Fifth Ave. […]

HDC@LPC December 17, 2013

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 137230- Block 149, lot 64- 39-56 47th Street – Sunnyside Gardens Historic District A brick rowhouse with Colonial revival style details designed by Clarence Stein, Henry Wright and Frederick Ackerman and built in 1925. Application is to replace a fence a the front yard. HDC is opposed […]

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 September 17, 2013

Item 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 138845- Block 1409, lot 69- 815 Park Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District A neo-Georgian style apartment building designed by W.L. Rouse and L.A. Goldstone and built in 1917. Application is to establish a master plan governing the future replacement of windows. 815 Park Avenue is […]

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 March 19, 2013

Item 27 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 130682- Block 1407, lot 51- 150 East 73rd Street aka 1009-1017 Lexington – Upper East Side Extension Historic District A Colonial Revival style apartment building designed by Cross & Cross and built in 1922-23. Application is to establish a master plan governing the future replacement of windows. […]

HDC@LPC November 27, 2012

Item 15 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 117958- Block 592, lot 79- 123 Washington Place – Greenwich Village Historic District A transitional Federal style rowhouse, built in 1831. Application is to construct a rear yard addition, alter a dormer window and excavate the rear yard. HDC is opposed to this project as it is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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