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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: 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 […]

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” […]

February 2, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 104968 Brooklyn, Block: 45, Lot: 7509 72 Front Street – DUMBO Historic District An Industrial neo-Classical style factory building designed by William Higginson and built in 1911.  Application is to install a bracket sign. HDC Testimony While bracket signs may be fitting for traditional shopping districts such as the Ladies’ Mile, they […]

November 10, 2009

LPC Docket Number: 098825 Manhattan, Block: 50, Lot: 1 115 Broadway – Individual Landmark A neo-Gothic style office building designed by Francis H. Kimball and built in 1904-07. Application is to install a canopy. HDC Testimony HDC does not approve of this application to install a canopy at this very carefully designed entry.  Clear glass […]

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