HDC@LPC – Testimony for Hearing on December 4, 2018

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below. Designation Testimony Item 1 LP-2614 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 817 Broadway Building, 817 Broadway George […]

HDC@LPC: Designation Testimony – Coney Island Boardwalk

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing April 17, 2018 Item 1 LP-2583 BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN CONEY ISLAND (RIEGELMANN) BOARDWALK (Scenic Landmark) The Coney Island Boardwalk is arguably the most famous boardwalk on Earth and an obvious landmark. The Historic Districts Council strongly supports its designation as a New York City Scenic Landmark since by […]

HDC@LPC: Designation Testimony – Central Harlem Historic District

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing April 17, 2018 LP – 2607 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN CENTRAL HARLEM WEST 130-132ND STREETS HISTORIC DISTRICT HDC is thrilled that a Central Harlem Historic District is moving forward for designation. These blocks are not only stunning and a portrait of the New York that the world knows […]

HDC Statement to NYC Planning: Loew’s 175th Street Landmark Designation

Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing February 1, 2017 Item 22 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN LOEW’S 175th STREET THEATER   The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts and neighborhoods meriting preservation. The Historic Districts Council is pleased to support the designation of the Loew’s 175th Street theater, […]

HDC@LPC – Designation and Permit Testimony for Hearing on January 24, 2017

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below.   Designation Testimony  Item 1 LP – 2591 WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL INTERIORS, 301 Park Avenue […]

HDC@LPC – Designation and Permit Testimony for Hearing on November 29, 2016

HDC regularly reviews every public proposal affecting Individual Landmarks and buildings within Historic Districts in New York City, and when needed, we comment on them. Our testimony for the latest items to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission is below.   Statement of the Historic Districts Council Designation Hearing November 29, 2016 Item 1 […]

HDC Designation Testimony for Backlog95 Hearing – November 12, 2015

The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission scheduled four “special hearings” this fall to consider 95 proposed landmarks that have been on the agency’s calendar for five years or more.  Back in November 2014, the LPC attempted to “de-calendar” all of these items, but since agreed to let the public weigh in.  Below is HDC’s testimony for […]

HDC Designation Testimony for Backlog95 Hearing – November 5, 2015

The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission has scheduled four “special hearings” this fall to consider 95 proposed landmarks that have been on the agency’s calendar for five years or more.  Back in November 2014, the LPC attempted to “de-calendar” all of these items, but since agreed to let the public weigh in.  Below is HDC’s testimony […]

HDC Designation Testimony for Backlog95 Hearing – October 22, 2015

The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission has scheduled four “special hearings” this fall to consider 95 proposed landmarks that have been on the agency’s calendar for five years or more.  Back in November 2014, the LPC attempted to “de-calendar” all of these items, but since agreed to let the public weigh in.  Below is HDC’s testimony […]