DUMBO

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, [...]

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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 [...]

HDC@LPC September 10, 2013

Item 3 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 126740- Block 8045, lot 17- 102 Park Lane – Douglaston Historic District A vernacular Colonial revival style house designed by Eugene McMurray and built in 1936. Application is to construct an addition and alter the facades. While the proposed addition is not inappropriate in its size, HDC [...]

HDC@LPC February 5, 2013

Item 6 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 126510- Block 2090, lot 16- 239 Carlton Avenue – Fort Greene Historic District A Greek Revival style rowhouse built c. 1845. Application is to construct a rear yard addition and excavate a portion of the rear yard. While there are some intrusions in this garden as displayed [...]

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 October 2, 2012

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 117051- Block 10313, lot 32- 115-16 179th Street – Addisleigh Park Historic District A Tudor Revival style free-standing house built prior to 1926. Application is to replace aluminum siding. In cases where the tax photo and other documentation are unclear and the existing material is obviously not [...]

HDC@LPC Testimony: May 22, 2012

Item 11 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 125412- Block 220, lot 35- 46 Laight Street – TriBeCa North Historic District An Italianate style tenement building designed by William H. Waring and built in 1874. Application is to replace ground floor infill installed in non-compliance with LPC permits, perform alterations at the roof level, and [...]

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