Zoning

HDC Statement- Zoning for Quality & Affordability Scoping Session

March 25, 2015 Statement of the Historic Districts Council City Planning Commission Zoning for Quality & Affordability   The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods.  We represent over 500 neighborhood-based group dedicated to preserving the physical character of their communities. Many of our constituents have spent years working with […]

Simeon Bankoff: Taking the Context out of Contextual Zoning

City Land 04/14/2015 In March 2015, the City Planning Commission announced a proposal called Zoning for Affordability and Quality, which broadly calls for three principal changes in the current citywide zoning resolution. The plan proposes to change and enlarge definitions of senior housing to include more types of housing providers than currently permitted. It also proposes […]

HDC Statement- Zoning for Quality & Affordability Scoping Session

March 25, 2015 Statement of the Historic Districts Council City Planning Commission Zoning for Quality & Affordability   The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods.  We represent over 500 neighborhood-based group dedicated to preserving the physical character of their communities. Many of our constituents have spent years working with […]

HDC Statement on Zone Green Text Amendment

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Regarding the Proposed Zone Green Text Amendment Being Considered by City Council, Zoning & Franchises Subcommittee April, 24th, 2012 The Historic Districts Council is the citywide advocate for New York’s historic neighborhoods. HDC’s mission is to protect designated landmarks and historic districts as well as neighborhoods meriting preservation.  As […]

October 6, 2009

Hearing Date:  10/6/2009 LPC Docket Number: 102402 Queens, Block: 8027, Lot: 49 21 Beverly Road aka 235-31 Beverly Road – Douglaston Historic District A free standing Arts and Crafts style home designed by A. Maney and built in 1907. Application is to replace windows at the porch. HDC Testimony While the design of these windows […]

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