neo-Classical style

HDC@LPC March 4, 2014

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Brooklyn 150009- Block 322, lot 24- 13 Cheever Place – Cobble Hill Historic District An Anglo-Italianate style rowhouse built in 1842-1855. Application is to enlarge dormer windows. The small, seemingly non-original dormer window on this rowhouse gives the impression of an after-thought from a subsequent era.  In an […]

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 May 14, 2013

Item 21 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 140637- Block 571, lot 7502- 22 East 14th Street – Baumann Brothers Furniture Store, Individual Landmark A store and loft building, designed by David and John Jardine and built in 1880-81, combining elements of the neo-Classical, neo-Grec and Queen Anne style. Application is to establish a Master […]

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 April 9, 2013

Item 14 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 138937- Block 527, lot 91- 27 Downing Street – Greenwich Village Extension II Historic District An American Round Arch style stable with apartments designed by Alfred Zucker and built in 1893 with major alterations in 1920, 1924, and 1925. Application is to construct a new rear façade […]

HDC@LPC September 11, 2012

Item 1 LP – 2505 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN THE RAINBOW ROOM, 30 Rockefeller Center The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts, landmarks and buildings meriting preservation. The Rainbow Room is already a landmark in the hearts and minds of many throughout the world.  Built in the midst of […]

HDC@LPC Testimony – August 7, 2012

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 129685- Block 149, lot 150- 39-38 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 legalize the installation of a retaining wall at the front […]

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 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 […]

May 8, 2012

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 128403- Block 2090, lot 37- 206 Adelphi Street – Fort Greene Historic District An Italianate style frame rowhouse built circa 1866. Application is to demolish an existing rear yard addition, construct a new rear yard addition, and alter the rear façade. Although the materials an design of […]

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