Madison Avenue

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on May 23, 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 1 204 6th Avenue – Park Slope Historic District Extension II CERTIFICATE OF […]

HDC@LPC – January 6, 2015

Item 1 70 Willow Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District 16-5466 – Block 224, Lot 16, Zoned R6 Community District 2, Brooklyn CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A Greek Revival style residence constructed in 1839. Application is to replace front doors and ironwork, remove sills, strip paint, alter the side and rear facades, excavate the rear yard, […]

December 20, 2011

  Item 1 LP – 2202 BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN New York and Long Island Coignet Stone Company Building, 360 Third Avenue Avenue, Tax Map Bock 987, Lot 7 HDC is opposed to the significant decrease proposed for the landmarked site of the New York and Long Island Coignet Stone Company Building.  A five-foot “buffer zone” […]

October 18, 2011

Item 9 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 122116- Block 1063, lot 37- 52 8th Avenue aka 242-253 Berkeley Place – Park Slope Historic District A mansion designed by F. Carlos Merry and built in 1886. Application is to alter openings on the Berkeley Place façade. HDC finds the proposed opening alteration appropriate, but asks […]

July 19, 2011

CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 115555- Block 744, lot 10- 353 West 20th Street – Chelsea Historic District A Greek Revival/Italianate style rowhouse built in 1852-53. Application is to construct a rear yard addition and rooftop addition.           HDC is opposed to this application as it removes far too much […]

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