April 24, 2012

Item 25 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 125776- Block 1750, lot 34- 81 East 125th Street – Mount Morris Bank, Individual Landmark A Queen Anne/Romanesque Revival style bank building designed by Lamb and Rich and built in 1883-84 and enlarged 1889-90. Application is to reconstruct the partially demolished building. Sitting on a prominent corner […]

Park Slope Historic District Extension!

Landmarks Commission Expands the Park Slope Historic District… In a long-awaited vote, yesterday the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to designate the first expansion of the Park Slope Historic District – making the Brooklyn district the largest contiguous swath of landmark buildings in New York City (2,575 buildings vs. Greenwich Village’s collection of 2,315 and the […]

LPC Reacts Favorably to Proposal for New Pier 17 Building

  Although a formal vote was not taken, the Landmarks Preservation Commission agreed yesterday to permit the demolition of the 1985 Pier 17 Building and allow its replacement with a glassy new building by ShoP Architects. HDC opposed the proposal, stating that the building’s noted architect, Benjamin Thompson, made specific references to the South Street […]

Landmarks Commission Expands the Park Slope Historic District

In a long-awaited vote, yesterday the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to designate the first expansion of the Park Slope Historic District – making the Brooklyn district the largest contiguous swath of landmark buildings in New York City (2,575 buildings vs. Greenwich Village’s collection of 2,315 and the Upper West Side’s 2,020). The Park Slope Civic […]

April 17, 2012 – Pier 17

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Certificate of Appropriateness Hearing 4/17/2012 Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 129003- Block 73, lot 10- 89 South Street – South Street Seaport Historic District A modern pier and retail structure built circa 1980. Application is to demolish the structure on the pier and construct a new […]

April 10, 2012

Item 2 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 126491- Block 215, lot 1- 10 Hubert Street – TriBeCa North Historic District A Romanesque Revival style store and loft building designed by Julius Kastner and built in 1892. Application is to construct a rooftop addition, remove the fire-escape, alter the ground floor window and door openings, […]