Underground Railroad

Rooftop Addition to Hopper-Gibbons House Denied!

~HDC thanks Friends of LaMartine Place, our elected officials, our partner organizations, and the LPC~ On Tuesday, May 23, 2017 the Landmarks Preservation Commission denied the application to legalize the fifth story addition on the designed Hopper-Gibbons House aka 339 West 29th Street! We would like to thank Grassroots Preservation Award Winners Friends of the Hopper-Gibbons […]

E-BULLETIN-Hopper Gibbons house goes to court & NYC gets 5 new landmarked firehouses!!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL February 2013, Volume 10, Number 2 BSA Rejects Owner’s Appeal to Legalize Fifth Story on Underground Railroad House Requires LPC to Review Permits; Lawsuit Threatened On Tuesday, the Board of Standards and Appeals unanimously voted that the Hopper Gibbons house must fall under the jurisdiction of the Landmarks Preservation […]

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