South Village

HDC@LPC – Testimony for LPC Hearing on May 17, 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 BROOKLYN 179343 – Block 1083, lot […]

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 – October 21, 2014

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF STATEN ISLAND 155819- Block 76, lot 200- 1000A Richmond Terrace Building A, – Individual Landmark Historic District A Greek Revival style building designed by Richard Smyth and built in 1879-81. Application is to install banners and signage. The proposed aluminum signage is over-scaled and an excessive application to […]

HDC@LPC – June 25, 2013

Item 1 LP – 2490 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN TAMMANY HALL, 100-102 East 17th Street/44-48 Union Square East As many of you know, the Historic Districts Council and others have been advocating for more than a decade for the designation of this corner stone of Union Square.  The 1928 Colonial Revival style building, now home to […]

Greenwich Village: Past, Present, and Future – An HDC Panel at MCNY

Greenwich Village: Past, Present, and Future Wednesday, June 8, 6:30 pm Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue The Village has been transformed over the centuries from farmland to row houses to tenements to luxury condominiums. How does a district that has long celebrated newcomers and defiant outsiders balance the old and […]

South Village Landmarking Meeting

From the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, Want to help save your neighborhood? Come to the SOUTH VILLAGE TOWN HALL MEETING Find out what’s going on with the effort to secure landmark status for the South Village, and how you can help. Join us in fighting to stop the growing number of demolitions […]

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Gansevoort, St. Vincent’s, NoHo & South Village Updates

from the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation Gansevoort Market Update: GVSHP continues the fight against the proliferation of illegal billboards in the Meatpacking District, and throughout our neighborhoods (see ). We have some good news to report on that front – two illegal billboards we targeted have recently been removed. The first covered […]

Updates on St. Vincent’s Plan & the South Village landmarking efforts

from the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation St. Vincent’s/Rudin Plan Public Meeting: St. Vincent’s Hospital will be hosting its “Community Working Group” on Wednesday, November 14th at 6:30 pm in its Cronin Cafeteria, 170 W. 12th Street. These meetings are open to the public and provide an opportunity to hear from the hospital and […]

South Village Preservation Efforts Continue

Looking to save S. VillageBefore ‘the wolves’ tear it apart, locals seek historic district statusby amy zimmer / metro new york MANHATTAN. The three 19th Century rowhouses on the corner of Bleecker and Carmine streets — believed to be the inspiration for Edward Hopper’s “Early Sunday Morning” painting — are sagging and deteriorating. If preservationists […]

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St. Vincent’s Plan Revealed, NYU Long Term Plans, the Truth about Trump and more

St. Vincent’s/Rudin Development Plan Unveiled: On Wednesday, St. Vincent’s Hospital and developers the Rudin family unveiled their initial draft plans for a new hospital and several new luxury housing developments on the current St. Vincent’s Hospital site. The plan is to tear down all eight of their current hospital buildings east of 7th Avenue, and […]

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