[email protected] Testimony for January 31st, 2023

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-23-04408 11-15 East 26th Street – Madison Square North Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A neo-Gothic style store and loft building designed by Rouse & Goldstone and built in 1912- 13. Application is to install storefront infill, a revolving door and a marquee, remove interior lot-line walls, reconstruct and alter the […]

[email protected] Testimony for January 24th, 2023

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-22-11971 3 Hillcrest Avenue – Douglaston Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A Colonial Revival style freestanding house built c. 1925. Application is to modify a masonry opening and replace a door. HDC finds this proposal generally appropriate but suggests a few minor changes to this scheme. On the front facade, the […]

[email protected] Testimony for January 10, 2023

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-23-01133 101 St. John’s Place – Park Slope Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A neo-Grec style rowhouse built in 1881-82. Application is to construct a rear yard addition Architect: NDNY Architecture and Design HDC finds the massing of this proposed addition appropriate, but we agree with our colleagues at the Park […]

[email protected] Testimony for December 13, 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-22-11159 43 Barrow Street – Greenwich Village Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A Federal style rowhouse built in 1828. Application is to construct a rooftop addition, alter the facade and excavate the cellar. Architect: SUK Design Group The proposal for 43 Barrow street contains a number of elements that are inappropriate and […]

[email protected] Testimony for December 6, 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-23-03161 48 West 85th Street- Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A Queen Anne style rowhouse with neo-Grec elements designed by Thom & Wilson and built in 1886-87. Application is to construct rooftop and rear yard additions. Architect: DXA studio HDC finds this proposed rear-yard addition to […]

[email protected] Testimony for November 22, 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-22-08844 34-19 83rd Street – Jackson Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A neo-Tudor style garden home designed by Pierce L. Kieswetter and built in 1928-29. Application is to install mechanical units in the front yard. We appreciate this homeowner’s attempt to conceal their condensing unit, but feel that the front […]

[email protected] Testimony for November 15, 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-21-05595 565 Broadway – SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS An Italianate style store and loft building designed by John Kellum and built in 1859-60. Application is to replace marble units with a substitute material. Architect: Sullivan Engineering This proposal suggests a mixture of marble replacement and GFRC. HDC finds the […]

[email protected] Testimony for November 1, 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-22-11440  9 Willow Place – Brooklyn Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS An Anglo-Italianate style rowhouse built in 1859. Application is to modify openings and replace windows and doors. Architect: Baxt/Ingui HDC finds this proposal to be in need of further study. In particular, we believe the large-format glass sliders are compositionally […]

[email protected] Testimony for October 25, 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-23-02025  34-16 84th Street – Jackson Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS An Anglo-American Garden Home style attached house designed by Robert Tappan and built in 1927. Application is to replace roofing material. HDC appreciates the challenge of finding Terra Cotta roof tiles to match 100-year-old existing versions of them for […]

[email protected] Testimony for October 18, 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-23-02281 10 South Street – Battery Maritime Building – Individual Landmark LPC-23-02281 BINDING REPORT A Beaux-Arts style marine terminal building designed by Walker & Morris and built in 1906- 09. Application is to legalize rooftop work, the construction of elevator bulkheads, and signage modifications performed in non-compliance with and/or without Landmarks […]