Interior Landmark

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 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 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 – July 23, 2013

Designation Items Item 1 LP – 2551 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN STEINWAY & SONS RECEPTION ROOM & HALLWAY, FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, 109-113 West 57th Street Steinway & Sons moved to their Warren & Wetmore designed headquarters in 1925.  Joining other musical and artistic neighbors such as the American Fine Arts Society Building, the American Piano Company’s [...]

HDC@LPC March 19, 2013

Item 27 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 130682- Block 1407, lot 51- 150 East 73rd Street aka 1009-1017 Lexington – Upper East Side Extension Historic District A Colonial Revival style apartment building designed by Cross & Cross and built in 1922-23. Application is to establish a master plan governing the future replacement of windows. [...]

HDC@LPC – January 22, 2013

Item 17 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 138879- Block 1257, lot 1- 476 Fifth Avenue – The New York Public Library, Individual Landmark A Beaux-Arts style library building designed by Carrere & Hastings and built in a 1898-1911. Application is to install rooftop mechanical equipment, replace windows, modify a window opening and modify the [...]

HDC@LPC January 8, 2013

Item 8 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 121487- Block 270, lot 45- 38 Schermerhorn Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District A house built in 1852 and altered c. 1940. Application is to replace windows. While the proposed wood one-over-one windows would match the sister building, HDC feels a better design could be found fitting [...]

HDC@LPC September 11, 2012

Item 1 LP – 2505 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN THE RAINBOW ROOM, 30 Rockefeller Center The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts, landmarks and buildings meriting preservation. The Rainbow Room is already a landmark in the hearts and minds of many throughout the world.  Built in the midst of [...]

HDC@LPC – July 24, 2012

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 127189- Block 5917, lot 1- Buildings 207 and 207A – Fort Totten Historic District A Colonial Revival style semi-attached residence designed by the Office of the Quartermaster General and built in 1891. Application is to install a barrier-free access lift and ramps, and remove windows In general, [...]

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