Second Empire Style

HDC@LPC December 17, 2013

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 137230- Block 149, lot 64- 39-56 47th Street – Sunnyside Gardens Historic District A brick rowhouse with Colonial revival style details designed by Clarence Stein, Henry Wright and Frederick Ackerman and built in 1925. Application is to replace a fence a the front yard. HDC is opposed […]

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 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 September 24, 2013

Item 7 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF STATEN ISLAND 126478- Block 7900, lot 5- 7484 Amboy Road – James and Lucinda Bedell House, Individual Landmark A free-standing Second-Empire style residence built c. 1869-74. Application is to demolish existing additions and construct a new addition, install new paving, cellar access and mechanical equipment in the yard, […]

HDC@LPC – June 18, 2013

Item 7 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 141230- Block 1903, lot 53- 228 Washington Avenue – Clinton Hill Historic District An Italianate style rowhouse built c. 1868 with an associated garage built in the 20th century. Application is to demolish the garage and to construct a new connected building, and to extend the areaway […]

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 November 13, 2012

Item 40 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Manhattan 133914- Block 1406, lot 11- 123 East 71st Street – Upper East Side Historic District An Italianate style residence built c. 1865, and heavily altered in 1904 by Thomas Nash. Application is to construct a rooftop addition. HDC feels adding a mansard roof with dormers is certainly […]

December 6, 2011

Item 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 119285- Block 270, lot 9- 163 State Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District A Greek Revival style rowhouse built in 1841. Application is to replace paired entrance doors.                   While the LPC’s rowhouse manual is certainly a valuable resource, […]

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 […]

August 9, 2011

ITEM 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 12-0228 – Block 2102, lot 54- 314 Carlton Avenue – Fort Greene Historic District An Italianate style house built c. 1857. Application is to demolish an existing rear extension and construct a rear addition. While the existing extension is modest in scale, the new extension would project […]

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