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Six to Celebrate Tour Pictures 2014

  For full information about these tours go to our Six to Celebrate website by clicking here  All tours are $5 for friends, students and seniors/ $10 for non-friends Atlantic Avenue: June 14, 2014 (Joe Svehlak) SOLD OUT! View Pictures of the Atlantic Avenue Tour        Forest Close/Forest Hills: June 7,2014 (Barry Lewis) [...]

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, April 23, 2013

Item 12 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 132604- Block 586, lot 7- 74 Wooster Street – SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District A factory designed by Charles Mattam and built in 1869. Application is to install new storefront infill, remove shutters, enlarge a light well and construct a rooftop addition. While HDC finds the storefront infill [...]

HDC@LPC – August 14, 2012

Item 8 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 130009- Block 46, lot 3- 100 Broadway – American Surety Company Building, Individual Landmark A neo-Renaissance style office building designed by Bruce Price and built in 1894-96, and enlarged in the 1920s with additions designed by Herman Lee Meader. Application is to alter the façade and install [...]

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, [...]

HDC@LPC Testimony June 19, 2012

Item 29 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 130104- Block 829, lot 36- 236-238 5th Avenue – Madison Square North Historic District A Beaux-Arts style loft building designs by Buchman and Fox and built in 1906-1907. Application is to legalize the installation of windows without LPC permits. HDC finds that the windows are not up [...]

January 24, 2012

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 126503- Block 214, lot 15- 12 Middagh Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District A 19th century carriage house. Application is to alter the ground floor. HDC is opposed to this application to alter the ground floor as it would greatly affect the building and turn a 19th-century [...]

December 14, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 109622 Manhattan, Block: 210, Lot: 9 326 Canal Street – TriBeCa East Historic District An Italianate style store and loft building designed by John M. Hoffman and built in 1866-67, and altered by Samuel Edson Gage in 1920-21. Application is to install storefront infill. HDC Testimony This proposal is a generally good [...]

July 7, 2009

LPC Docket Number: 097625 Queens, Block: 8066, Lot: 7 220 Forest Road – Douglaston Historic District A Contemporary Colonial Revival style house built in 1961. Application is to construct a rear addition and alter the facades. HDC Testimony While HDC appreciates an attempt to make a house built after Douglaston’s period of significance more in [...]

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