William Higginson

HDC@LPC October 2, 2012

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 117051- Block 10313, lot 32- 115-16 179th Street – Addisleigh Park Historic District A Tudor Revival style free-standing house built prior to 1926. Application is to replace aluminum siding. In cases where the tax photo and other documentation are unclear and the existing material is obviously not […]

November 9, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 108132 Queens, Block: 1475, Lot: 59 37-37 87th Street – Jackson Heights Historic District An Anglo-American Garden Home style attached house, designed by C.F. McAvoy and built in 1924. Application is to legalize alterations to the areaway fence and wall without LPC permits. HDC Testimony The commission has seen applications for legalizing […]

September 7, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 109653 Queens, Block: 1278, Lot: 44 78-01 37th Avenue – Jackson Heights Historic District A Moderne style commercial building designed by Oscar I. Silverstone and built in 1941. Application is to install¬† new storefront openings, replace storefront infill and install a marquee and signage. HDC Testimony While HDC is glad to see […]

February 2, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 104968 Brooklyn, Block: 45, Lot: 7509 72 Front Street – DUMBO Historic District An Industrial neo-Classical style factory building designed by William Higginson and built in 1911.¬† Application is to install a bracket sign. HDC Testimony While bracket signs may be fitting for traditional shopping districts such as the Ladies’ Mile, they […]

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