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HDC@LPC- Testimony for Hearing on September 25, 2018

The Historic Districts Council (HDC) reviews every public proposal affecting New York City’s landmarks and historic districts and provides testimony to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) whenever it is needed. Please continue reading for our testimony regarding the latest items under consideration by the Commission. We invite you to visit the HDC@LPC blog for an […]

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on June 12, 2018

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 34-47 87th Street – Jackson Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket […]

Continuing Education – Accessible Historic Streetscapes

2.5 AIA / NY State credits | March 22, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. |  232 East 11th Street NY,NY 10003 March 22, 2018 Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.  New York City is an ever growing city with many layers of history which affect the people who call it home, and […]

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on September 6, 2016

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 17 Fillmore Place – Fillmore Place Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, […]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on April 7, 2015

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 – Research Department BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY, STONE AVENUE BRANCH 581 Stone […]

HDC@LPC – February 3, 2015

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.   39-90 44th Street – Sunnyside Gardens Historic District 166450- Block 182, lot 23, […]

Doreen Gallo: DUMBO

Voices from the Neighborhood   BROOKLYN Doreen Gallo: DUMBO Neighborhood Alliance Interviewed October 7, 2010, by Susan Hopper, HDC board member ——————————————————————————————————— How did you get started with preservation? In 1997, a developer proposed a plan to develop the DUMBO interbridge area between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. I organized a waterfront subcommittee of the […]

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 22, 2013

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 143623- Block 1267, lot 32- 80-01- 80-09 35th Avenue – Jackson Heights Historic District A neo-Romanesque style apartment building designed by the Cohn Brothers and built in 1941. Application is to legalize the installation of a fence, entrance way and windows without LPC permit(s). HDC feels the […]

HDC@LPC Testimony: October 1, 2013

Item 8 BINDING REPORT BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 130918- Block 1920, lot 26- 103 West 135th Street – New York Public Library, Schomburg Collection, Individual Landmark A neo-Classical style library building designed by Charles McKim of McKim, Mead & White and built in 1904. Application is to install rooftop mechanical equipment. The ivy on the side […]

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