Greenwich Village

HDC@LPC March 4, 2014

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Brooklyn 150009- Block 322, lot 24- 13 Cheever Place – Cobble Hill Historic District An Anglo-Italianate style rowhouse built in 1842-1855. Application is to enlarge dormer windows. The small, seemingly non-original dormer window on this rowhouse gives the impression of an after-thought from a subsequent era.  In an [...]

HDC@LPC February 18, 2014

Item 19 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 150241- Block 1399, lot 23- 841 Lexington Avenue, aka 155-157 East 64th Street – Upper East Side Extension Historic District A simplified Colonial revival style store and apartment building, designed by Thomas W. Lamb Inc., and built in 1929. Application is to install a bracket sign and [...]

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 January 21, 2014

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 148228- Block 149, lot 11- 91-95 Chambers Street – TriBeCa South Historic District A store and loft building in 1852-53, and altered in the Commercial style by William F. Hemstreet in 1924. Application is to install a rooftop fence. HDC finds that the semi-circular portion 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 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 [...]

HDC@LPC October 15, 2013

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 136468- Block 2557, lot 13- 74 Kent Street – Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District A German Renaissance Revival style factory built c. 1904-08. Application is to alter the front façade and construct a rooftop bulkhead,  and excavate the rear yard. It is nice to see restoration [...]

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 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 [...]

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