South Street Seaport Historic District

HDC@LPC – Testimony for Hearing on September 18, 2018

Our take on the items before the Landmarks Commission this week.  |   Statement of the Historic Districts Council Certificate of Appropriateness Hearing 9/18/2018 375 Stuyvesant Avenue – Stuyvesant Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket #1921219 A Classical Style freestanding house and garden with Prairie Style elements, designed by Kirby & Petit, and built […]

HDC@LPC – Testimony for Public Hearing on December 12, 2017

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. At tomorrow’s hearing, the LPC will vote to put four (4) potential Individual Landmarks, […]

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on March 22, 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 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Queens 180702 – Block 8051, lot […]

HDC Testimony for LPC Hearing on August 4, 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.   848 Carroll Street – Park Slope Historic District 16-7980 – Block 1072, Lot […]

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 – June 17, 2014

  Item 4 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Bronx 157425- Block 5939, lot 395- 5288 Sycamore Avenue – Riverdale Historic District A house originally built in 1937 and altered in the Modern style by Alton L. Croft and Ludwig P. Bono in 1955. Application is to legalize the installation of a glass railing in non-compliance […]

HDC@LPC – April 29, 2014

Item 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF Queens 151939- Block 10102, lot 10- 162-24 Jamaica Avenue – Individual Landmark An Art Deco style department store designed by Allmendinger and Schlendorf and built in 1931. Application is to install signage and alter storefront. Given the generous detail and lovely palette of materials exhibited on this Art […]

E-bulletin- Save Our Seaport Rally!!- October 5th

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL October 2013, Volume 10, Number 1 SAVE OUR SEAPORT! Rally Saturday October 5th, 2:00 PM Water and Fulton Street, at the Titanic Memorial Lighthouse Join HDC, Save Our Seaport and many others as we rally against the destruction of South Street Seaport. The South Street Seaport Historic District is […]

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