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The Frick Collection Rethinks Its Expansion Plan

Last night, it was announced that the controversial plan to expand the landmark Frick Collection has been withdrawn by its Board of Trustees.  The Historic Districts Council vigorously opposed this plan, believing it to be a myopic solution which would compromise the museum’s unique character. We are very pleased that the leadership of the Frick Collection […]

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 […]

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