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HDC@LPC April 2, 2013

Item 1 LP – 2530 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN THE MARINE MIDLAND BANK BUILDING, 140 Broadway The Marine Midland Bank Building on Lower Broadway was one of the first tall buildings to be constructed under the 1961 zoning ordinance.  Almost the definition of minimalism, the 52-story, flat tower without set backs or ornament rises 677 feet [...]

HDC@LPC January 15, 2013

Item 1 BOROUGH OF STATEN ISLAND LP 2513 PROPOSED HARRISON STREET HISTORIC DISTRICT   HDC is especially pleased to be speaking in favor of the proposed Harrison Street Historic District, a designation which we and the community have sought for several years.  If designated, Harrison Street will be Staten Island’s fourth historic district, the last one [...]

HDC@LPC Testimony: June 5, 2012

Item 4 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 130937- Block 266, lot 30- 210 Joralemon Street – Borough Hall Skyscraper Historic District A neo-Classical style civic building designed by McKenzie Voorhees & Gmelin and built in 1932-26. Application is to modify window openings at the ground floor, replace second story windows and install awnings and [...]

July 26, 2011

Item 11 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 121781- Block 1, lot 10- Buildings 96, 146, 147, 148, 309, 400,  a garage, and a pool – Governor’s Island Historic District A wood frame garage constructed mid-20th century; a shop building built in 1986; two one-story brick transformer buildings built in 1934; a ferry waiting room [...]

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