neo-Georgian style

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 September 24, 2013

Item 7 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF STATEN ISLAND 126478- Block 7900, lot 5- 7484 Amboy Road – James and Lucinda Bedell House, Individual Landmark A free-standing Second-Empire style residence built c. 1869-74. Application is to demolish existing additions and construct a new addition, install new paving, cellar access and mechanical equipment in the yard, [...]

HDC@LPC September 17, 2013

Item 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 138845- Block 1409, lot 69- 815 Park Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District A neo-Georgian style apartment building designed by W.L. Rouse and L.A. Goldstone and built in 1917. Application is to establish a master plan governing the future replacement of windows. 815 Park Avenue is [...]

HDC@LPC January 8, 2013

Item 8 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 121487- Block 270, lot 45- 38 Schermerhorn Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District A house built in 1852 and altered c. 1940. Application is to replace windows. While the proposed wood one-over-one windows would match the sister building, HDC feels a better design could be found fitting [...]

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 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 [...]

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” [...]

June 21, 2011

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 079284- Block 8162, lot 120- 32-11 Douglas Road – Douglaston Historic District A vacant lot. Application is to construct a new house. The need to build the septic system above ground, coupled with the fact that the site lies just outside of Douglas Manor whose deed restrictions [...]

May 4, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 091749 Queens, Block: 8017, Lot: 46 343 Knollwood Avenue – Douglaston Historic District A cottage style house designed by G.A. Mezger and built in 1929. Application is to replace the windows. HDC Testimony The removal of four façades worth of original steel casement windows (including ones readily visible from the street) would [...]

January 19, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 103725 Manhattan, Block: 530, Lot: 19 25 Great Jones – NoHo Historic District A partially constructed building. Application is to approve revisions to the design of the facades. HDC Testimony HDC finds 25 Great Jones Street to not only be inappropriate for the NoHo Historic District, but also an example of what [...]

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