Greenpoint

Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center Tour

Secret Lives Tour: Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center

Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center Tour 1155-1205 Manhattan Avenue Tuesday, October 6, 2015 11-12:30 pm Join the Historic Districts Council and Preservation Greenpoint for a tour of the Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center’s private flagship building (1155-1205 Manhattan Avenue) on Tuesday, October 6 from 11-12:30pm. This extraordinary place has a rich history as one of […]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on August 11, 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 1 875 Manhattan Avenue – Greenpoint Historic District 153643 – Block 2563, […]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on May 19, 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 1 150 East 42nd Street – Individual Landmark 166138 – Block 1296, […]

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2013 Six to Celebrate Walking Tour Brochures

Enjoy the beautiful summer weather with our Six to Celebrate walking tour brochures ! Take a Literary Tour of New York’s Neighborhoods! Walking Tour Brochures are now available for purchase, and as downloadable PDFs. For the past three years the Historic Districts Council has been producing these beautiful brochures complete with historic and contemporary information […]

HDC@LPC November 12, 2013

Item 6 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 126768- Block 274, lot 30- 76 State Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District A Gothic Revival rowhouse built in 1848, and later altered. Application is to replace the sidewalk. Bluestone sidewalks are important features of many historic districts, enhancing their character and creating a very physical link […]

E-BULLETIN-Lectures about NY, Walking tours of NY, Mapping NY, HDC has all NYC covered!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2013, Volume 10, Number 7 Monday Morning Coffee Talk: Governors Island At A Crossroads: A Peek At Plans For The Island’s Future Monday, November 4th 8:30 AM – 10 AM FREE!   Governors Island, a rich and storied resource in the middle of New York Harbor, is at a […]

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 August 13, 2013

Item 15 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 131817- Block 1150, lot 48- 140 West 79th Street – Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District A neo-Tudor style apartment designed by Rose & Goldstone and built in 1913-14. Application is to construct a rooftop addition. HDC finds that the visibility of the new rooftop addition […]

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The Domino Effect: A Walking Tour of Williamsburg- August 15, 2013

The Domino Effect: A Walking Tour of Williamsburg Thursday, August 15, 2013 6:00pm (tour will take approximately 2 hours)   Click here to view pictures from the July 11th tour!      HDC held a complementary tour on July 11th  as a follow-up to HDC’s screening of The Domino Effect. It was so well received  that we […]

July 28, 2009

Hearing Date: 7/28/2009 LPC Docket Number: 099190 Brooklyn, Block: 2563, Lot: 45 881-885 Manhattan Ave – Greenpoint Historic District A pair of one-story commercial buildings originally built in 1886, and altered in 1950. Application is to install a storefront infill and signage. HDC Testimony While this one-story commercial building altered in 1950 is not typical […]

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