Jackson Heights

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on October 16, 2018

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below. Item 1 37-22 79th Street – Jackson Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket […]

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on June 12, 2018

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below. Item 1 34-47 87th Street – Jackson Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket […]

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on May 15, 2018

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below. Item 1 39-44 47th Street – Sunnyside Gardens Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket […]

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on April 24, 2018

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below. Item 2 35-25 87th Street – Jackson Heights Historic District  CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket […]

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on August 15, 2017

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below. Item 1 34-15 83rd Street – Jackson Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket […]

HDC@LPC – Testimony for Hearing on March 14/21, 2016

Due to severe weather, the LPC’s March 14, 2017, Public Hearing was continued to March 21, 2017. HDC’s testimony for items on the March 14th calendar, posted below, will be read on March 21st. HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment […]

Secret Lives Tour: The Gardens of Jackson Heights

Saturday, October 15, 2016 11 am Jackson Heights in Queens was the first Garden Community and continues to be the largest in the United States. These garden style apartments, detached and semi-detached houses were built as an answer to the crowded slums of Manhattan. The Queensboro Corporation successfully campaigned to have the subway extended through Jackson […]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on August 11, 2015

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below.   Item 1 875 Manhattan Avenue – Greenpoint Historic District 153643 – Block 2563, […]

HDC@LPC 3/17/2015

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below. Items 1-4 34-20 79th Street- Jackson Heights Historic District 16-7504 – Block 1265, Lot […]

HDC@LPC – October 21, 2014

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF STATEN ISLAND 155819- Block 76, lot 200- 1000A Richmond Terrace Building A, – Individual Landmark Historic District A Greek Revival style building designed by Richard Smyth and built in 1879-81. Application is to install banners and signage. The proposed aluminum signage is over-scaled and an excessive application to […]

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