Italianate style

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 December 17, 2013

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 137230- Block 149, lot 64- 39-56 47th Street – Sunnyside Gardens Historic District A brick rowhouse with Colonial revival style details designed by Clarence Stein, Henry Wright and Frederick Ackerman and built in 1925. Application is to replace a fence a the front yard. HDC is opposed […]

HDC@LPC November 26, 2013

Item 12 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 143874- Block 146, lot 7502- 115 West Broadway – TriBeCa South Historic District A Italianate/Second Empire style store and loft building built in 1864-65. Application is to legalize the sidewalk alterations performed in non-compliance with Certificate of No Effect 08-1546 issued August 15, 2007 Vault lights are […]

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 […]

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 […]

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