[email protected] Testimony for September 20th, 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-22-11852 91 8th Avenue – Park Slope Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A French neo-Grec style row house built in 1883. Application is to modify window openings and install a rear deck. Architect: Harper Architecture, PC HDC found this proposal to be modest, handsome and entirely appropriate. Our one comment is that we […]

[email protected] Testimony for September 13th, 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-22-09276 236 Albany Avenue – Crown Heights North III Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS An altered Renaissance Revival-style rowhouse designed by Irving B. Ells and built c. 1899. Application is to legalize storefront infill and windows installed without Landmarks Preservation Commission permit(s). HDC believes that this proposal needs further study. The […]

[email protected] Testimony for August 9th, 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-23-00178 32 Avenue of the Americas – Long Distance Building of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company – Ind. & Interior Landmark CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS An Art Deco style skyscraper with an Art Deco style interior lobby designed by McKenzie, Voorhees and Gmelin, built in 1911-14, and enlarged in 1914-16, and […]

[email protected] Testimony for August 2nd, 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-22-07520 1 Willow Place, aka 54 Joralemon Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A Greek Revival style house built in 1849. Application is to construct a stair bulkhead and install other rooftop elements, alter the parapet, modify and create window openings, and legalize the installation of a porch […]

[email protected] Testimony for July 19th 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-21-04082 140 West Broadway (aka 140-142 West Broadway and 82 Thomas Street) – Tribeca West Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS An Italianate/neo-Grec style store and loft building designed by Carl Pfeiffer and built in 1866. Application is to remove and relocate vault lights and replace the sidewalk and loading dock. Architect: A-squared […]

[email protected] Testimony for June 28th 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-22-08134 Fort Totten Campus – Fort Totten Historic District BINDING REPORT Various locations throughout the Fort Totten Historic District. Application is to construct a new switch gear house and install transformers and generators with enclosures. HDC is generally in support of this proposal but with two minor questions/observations: First, we find […]

[email protected] Testimony for July 12th 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-22-08797 35-14 88th Street – Jackson Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS An Anglo-American Garden style rowhouse designed by C.L. Varrone and built in 1925. Application is to legalize the replacement of windows and installation of bay windows without Landmarks Preservation Commission permit(s) HDC finds this proposed legalization to be inappropriate. […]

[email protected] Testimony for June 14th 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-22-07586 237 Hollywood Avenue – Douglaston Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A New England Colonial Revival style freestanding house and a contemporary garage designed by Lyle Bouleware and built in 1933. Application is to demolish the garage, remove a tree, modify an entrance, replace windows and a wall, and construct an […]

[email protected] Testimony for June 7th 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-22-06981 274 Malcolm X Boulevard – Bedford-Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS A store and flats building built c. 1879. Application is to alter and enlarge the building, including replacing the facades. Architect: ASA BARAK ARCHITECTURE STUDIO, DPC. HDC finds this proposal to be headed in a generally appropriate direction, but […]

[email protected] Testimony for May 24th 2022

Certificate of Appropriateness Testimony LPC-21-10217 7 Fillmore Place – Fillmore Place Historic District CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS An altered Colonial Revival style garage building built in 1912. Application is to replace windows, doors and ironwork, and construct a rooftop addition and other rooftop elements. Architect: Andre Gomez HDC is generally supportive of this proposal. However, two items […]