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NY Times: Bringing the High Line Back to Earth

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/15/opinion/15Rybczynski.html Bringing the High Line Back to Earth: THE second section of the High Line, the park built atop an abandoned elevated rail trestle on the west side of Manhattan, is scheduled to open next month. Like a movie sequel, High Line II will have some things that are the same — more of those […]

January 4, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 110828 Brooklyn, Block: 5237, Lot: 142 69 Dekoven Court aka 700 East 17th Street – Fiske Terrace-Midwood Park Historic District A Queen Anne style house built in 1903. Application is to legalize the construction of a garage addition commenced without LPC permits. HDC Testimony As with other applications for legalization, this proposal […]

October 20, 2009

LPC Docket Number: 102420 Queens, Block: 8041, Lot: 55 103 Arleigh Road – Douglaston Historic District A freestanding Colonial Revival style house designed by Robert Gilbert and built in 1924. Application is to legalize the replacement of windows, a balustrade, and driveway post, and the construction of a retaining wall without LPC permits. HDC Testimony […]

Fight over High Line Disputes Costs of Preservation

This is an odd one; trying to prove the High Line gives enough value to retain it. Thus the slippery slope of economic justification for preservation lies. From Crain’s Fight looms over High Line sectionBy: Julie SatowPublished: May 8, 2007 – 3:36 pm Developers and preservationists are about to face off over whether to preserve […]

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