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HDC@LPC February 4, 2014

Item 7 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 147990- Block 1159, lot 53- 138 Underhill Avenue – Prospect Heights Historic District A Romanesque/Renaissance Revival style row house designed by William H. Reynolds and built c. 1896. Application is to alter the rear façade. Bay windows on the rear façades of row houses can be charming […]

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 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 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 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 – February 26, 2013

Item 14 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 136229- Block 230, lot 5- 321 Canal Street – SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District A Federal style rowhouse built in 1821, altered in the mid-19th century to accommodate a commercial ground floor. Application is to alter the façade and install new storefront infill, replace windows and alter the […]

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 […]

November 22, 2011

Item 4 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 123794- Block 253, lot 13- 89 Joralemon Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District An Anglo-Italianate style rowhouse built in 1861-1879. Application is to alter the stoop newel posts and areaway walls. While it is nice to see an application to improve upon this fine rowhouse, it is […]

September 27, 2011

Item 3 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 117865 – Block 20, lot 6- 25 Jay Street – DUMBO Historic District A Renaissance Revival style factory building designed by Flemer & Koehler and built in 1892. Application is to construct a rooftop additions and replace windows.                 In […]

September 6, 2011

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 111328- Block 8023, lot 16- 330 Knollwood Avenue – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival style house built in 1941. Application is to construct a rear addition.               HDC finds the proposed addition to be far too large for this Douglaston […]

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