NoHo Extension

HDC@LPC Testimony for LPC Hearing on October 20, 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 17 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Manhattan 168487 – Block 545, lot […]

HDC@LPC – August 5, 2014

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 158868- Block 8039, lot 22- 112 Manor Road – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival style house designed by William Welles Knowles and built in 1910. Application is to enclose and enlarge a porch, construct a below-grade garage, and install a curb cut.   Since porches are […]

HDC@LPC – May 13, 2014

  Item 4 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Manhattan 155592- Block 531, lot 45- 48 Great Jones Street – NoHo Extension Historic District A Renaissance Revivals style store and loft building designed by A. V. Porter and built in 1896-97. Application is to remove cast iron vault lights. In addition to providing sunlight for subterranean […]

Voices from the Neighborhood

Neighborhood leaders from across the city told their preservation stories to HDC board member Susan Hopper. To read their stories and find out how HDC assisted them view below. BROOKLYN Linda Mariano: FROGG (Friends and Residents of Greater Gowanus) “Simeon Bankoff [HDC’s Executive Director], and HDC staff are providing help with the property owners list for […]

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