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 – August 14, 2012

Item 8 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 130009- Block 46, lot 3- 100 Broadway – American Surety Company Building, Individual Landmark A neo-Renaissance style office building designed by Bruce Price and built in 1894-96, and enlarged in the 1920s with additions designed by Herman Lee Meader. Application is to alter the façade and install […]

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 […]

March 27, 2012

ITEMS TO BE HEARD FOR DESIGNATION: Item 1 LP – 2510 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN YORKVILLE BANK BUILDING, 1511 Third Avenue HDC is happy to support the designation of the Yorkville Bank Building as an individual landmark.  The elegant Italian Renaissance Revival-style building is not only a handsome addition to Third Avenue’s streetscape, it is also […]

January 10, 2012

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 115004- Block 8023, lot 19- 336 Knollwood Avenue aka 240-30 Knollwood Avenue – Douglaston Historic District A contemporary Colonial Revival style freestanding house built in 1965. Application is to enlarge and alter the house, construct an addition and garage, remove a tree, and relocate a curb cut. […]

June 21, 2011

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 079284- Block 8162, lot 120- 32-11 Douglas Road – Douglaston Historic District A vacant lot. Application is to construct a new house. The need to build the septic system above ground, coupled with the fact that the site lies just outside of Douglas Manor whose deed restrictions […]

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