Paving

DOT on Paving: Belgian Blocks will not be removed!

¬†Learn about Belgium block, cobble st A study of New York City’s Belgian Block Heritage Toward Accessible Historic Streetscapes ¬† Last week, HDC released the first of its kind report about historic paving in New York City. First responding to our report, Crain’s released a story early Monday morning stating that the beloved Belgian blocks […]

HDC@LPC November 26, 2013

Item 12 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 143874- Block 146, lot 7502- 115 West Broadway – TriBeCa South Historic District A Italianate/Second Empire style store and loft building built in 1864-65. Application is to legalize the sidewalk alterations performed in non-compliance with Certificate of No Effect 08-1546 issued August 15, 2007 Vault lights are […]

HDC@LPC November 12, 2013

Item 6 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 126768- Block 274, lot 30- 76 State Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District A Gothic Revival rowhouse built in 1848, and later altered. Application is to replace the sidewalk. Bluestone sidewalks are important features of many historic districts, enhancing their character and creating a very physical link […]

HDC@LPC October 22, 2013

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 143623- Block 1267, lot 32- 80-01- 80-09 35th Avenue – Jackson Heights Historic District A neo-Romanesque style apartment building designed by the Cohn Brothers and built in 1941. Application is to legalize the installation of a fence, entrance way and windows without LPC permit(s). HDC feels the […]

HDC@LPC – May 21, 2013

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 132526- Block 307, lot 2- 277 Clinton Street – Cobble Hill Historic District A Greek Revival style rowhouse built c. 1847. Application is to excavate the cellar. Little information was available at public review regarding foundation depths of neighbors and other details needed when considering the excavation […]

HDC@LPC Testimony: May 22, 2012

Item 11 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 125412- Block 220, lot 35- 46 Laight Street – TriBeCa North Historic District An Italianate style tenement building designed by William H. Waring and built in 1874. Application is to replace ground floor infill installed in non-compliance with LPC permits, perform alterations at the roof level, and […]

January 4, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 110828 Brooklyn, Block: 5237, Lot: 142 69 Dekoven Court aka 700 East 17th Street – Fiske Terrace-Midwood Park Historic District A Queen Anne style house built in 1903. Application is to legalize the construction of a garage addition commenced without LPC permits. HDC Testimony As with other applications for legalization, this proposal […]

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