Prospect Heights

HDC@LPC – Testimony for Hearing on March 14/21, 2016

Due to severe weather, the LPC’s March 14, 2017, Public Hearing was continued to March 21, 2017. HDC’s testimony for items on the March 14th calendar, posted below, will be read on March 21st. HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment […]

HDC@LPC Testimony for LPC Hearing on November 15, 2016

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 1 – DESIGNATION TESTIMONY LP – 2137 BOROUGH OF QUEENS 143-11 (143-19) […]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on May 19, 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 1 150 East 42nd Street – Individual Landmark 166138 – Block 1296, […]

HDC@LPC – November 18, 2014

Item 1CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Bronx 160850- Block 2285, lot 69- 445 East 140th Street – Mott Haven East Historic District A neo-Renaissance style tenement building designed by George F. Pelham and built in 1902-03. Application is to replace windows.   Item 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Bronx 160851- Block 2285, lot 67- […]

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 20, 2014

  Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Brooklyn 155492- Block 2225, lot 42- 125 Heyward Street – Individual Landmark A Second Empire style building designed by James W. Naughton and built in 1888-89. Application is to modify the building entrance and construct additions. HDC feels that this grand structure demands a high standard for […]

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 January 21, 2014

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 148228- Block 149, lot 11- 91-95 Chambers Street – TriBeCa South Historic District A store and loft building in 1852-53, and altered in the Commercial style by William F. Hemstreet in 1924. Application is to install a rooftop fence. HDC finds that the semi-circular portion of the […]

HDC@LPC October 8, 2013

Item 13 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 137503- Block 1164, lot 42- 230 Park Place – Prospect Heights Historic District An Art Deco style apartment building designed by Phillip Birnbaum and built in 1937. Application is to establish a Master Plan governing the installation of windows. While it is nice that the proposal includes […]

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 […]

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