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HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on June 27, 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 1 841-847 St. Nicholas Avenue – Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill Northwest Historic District CERTIFICATE […]

HDC @ LPC: Historic Districts Council Statement on the Proposed Frick Expansion

Historic Districts Council Statement on the Proposed Frick Expansion October 2014 In a city of superlatives, The Frick is unique. One of the last remaining Millionaire’s Row mansions of the Gilded Age, The Frick residence was designed from the beginning to become a museum. Henry Clay Frick stipulated in his will that his home become […]

March 12, 2012 – Public Design Commission

24273, 24370, 24371 Reconstruction of the Rieglemann Boardwalk, Brighton Beach and Coney Island Beach The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. HDC regularly reviews projects affecting historic properties which are subject to public review by municipal agencies from the perspective of protecting the historic, […]

October 18, 2011

Item 9 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 122116- Block 1063, lot 37- 52 8th Avenue aka 242-253 Berkeley Place – Park Slope Historic District A mansion designed by F. Carlos Merry and built in 1886. Application is to alter openings on the Berkeley Place façade. HDC finds the proposed opening alteration appropriate, but asks […]

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