Sunnyside Gardens

HDC@LPC February 18, 2014

Item 19 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 150241- Block 1399, lot 23- 841 Lexington Avenue, aka 155-157 East 64th Street – Upper East Side Extension Historic District A simplified Colonial revival style store and apartment building, designed by Thomas W. Lamb Inc., and built in 1929. Application is to install a bracket sign and [...]

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 October 15, 2013

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 136468- Block 2557, lot 13- 74 Kent Street – Eberhard Faber Pencil Company Historic District A German Renaissance Revival style factory built c. 1904-08. Application is to alter the front façade and construct a rooftop bulkhead,  and excavate the rear yard. It is nice to see restoration [...]

HDC@LPC Testimony – August 7, 2012

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 129685- Block 149, lot 150- 39-38 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 legalize the installation of a retaining wall at the front [...]

April 6, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 106293 Queens, Block: 148, Lot: 777 West of 48th Street, East of 47th Street – Sunnyside Gardens Historic District A court, divided into eight rows comprised of 74 houses, covering most of the block bounded by 39th Avenue (north), 48th Street (east), Skillman Avenue (south), and 47th Street (west), designed by Clarence [...]

Walking Tour of Queens’ Newest Historic District

The Sunnyside Gardens Preservation Alliance Announces a Spring Walking Tour Sunnyside Gardens:Queens’ Newest Landmark District,New York’s most famous Planned CommunitySaturday, May 17, 1:00–3:30 PM Just 20 minutes from Manhattan, Sunnyside Gardens was designed by noted architects Clarence Stein and Henry Wright from 1924-28 as a “garden city” for working families. Linked by common walkways, its [...]

Best of 2007: The Designation of the Sunnyside Gardens Historic District

As grassroots activists create new campaign and advocacy tactics, the preservation toolbox continues to grow. Yet official designation by the LPC still remains the preservationist’s holy grail, which is just one reason why the designation of the Sunnyside Gardens Historic District makes our shortlist this year. Now the largest historic district in Queens, with over [...]

Sunnyside Gardens Designation Affirmed by City Council

49-0. Congratulations all.

Sunnyside Passes City Council Subcommittee Vote

Direct from City Council: http://www.nyccouncil.info/pdf_files/newswire/102_102407_sunnyside.pdf CITY HALL – The subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Siting and Maritime Uses, chaired by Council Member Jessica Lappin, today recommended landmark status for the historicneighborhood of Sunnyside Gardens in Queens. One of the most significant planned residential communities in New York City, Sunnyside Gardens has achieved national and international recognition [...]

Supporting Sunnyside Gardens

From: Eric Gioia Date: Sep 26, 2007 11:34 AMSubject: Sunnyside News from Councilman Eric Gioia Dear Friends and Neighbors: Greetings to you and your family! As fall arrives, I wanted to write and update you on some important neighborhood developments, including the creation of the Sunnyside Business Improvement District, City Council hearings on landmarking Sunnyside [...]

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