Reconstruction

HDC@LPC – February 26, 2013

Item 14 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 136229- Block 230, lot 5- 321 Canal Street – SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District A Federal style rowhouse built in 1821, altered in the mid-19th century to accommodate a commercial ground floor. Application is to alter the façade and install new storefront infill, replace windows and alter the [...]

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 [...]

April 24, 2012

Item 25 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 125776- Block 1750, lot 34- 81 East 125th Street – Mount Morris Bank, Individual Landmark A Queen Anne/Romanesque Revival style bank building designed by Lamb and Rich and built in 1883-84 and enlarged 1889-90. Application is to reconstruct the partially demolished building. Sitting on a prominent corner [...]

September 6, 2011

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 111328- Block 8023, lot 16- 330 Knollwood Avenue – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival style house built in 1941. Application is to construct a rear addition.               HDC finds the proposed addition to be far too large for this Douglaston [...]

February 16, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 098343 Queens, Block: 8023, Lot: 1 300 Knollwood Ave – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival Style ranch house designed by Carl Salminen and built in 1950. Application is to demolish the house and construct a new house. HDC Testimony HDC is sorry to see yet another mid-century Colonial Revival Style ranch [...]

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 [...]

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