November 23, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 113445 Brooklyn, Block: 41, Lot: 1 192 Water Street – DUMBO Historic District An American Round Arch style stable building designed by Edward N. Stone and built in 1898. Application is to construct a roof-top addition and alter ground floor openings. HDC Testimony HDC approves of the rooftop addition as it is […]

November 23, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 113445 Brooklyn, Block: 41, Lot: 1 192 Water Street – DUMBO Historic District An American Round Arch style stable building designed by Edward N. Stone and built in 1898. Application is to construct a roof-top addition and alter ground floor openings. HDC Testimony HDC approves of the rooftop addition as it is […]

April 6, 2010

LPC Docket Number: 106293 Queens, Block: 148, Lot: 777 West of 48th Street, East of 47th Street – Sunnyside Gardens Historic District A court, divided into eight rows comprised of 74 houses, covering most of the block bounded by 39th Avenue (north), 48th Street (east), Skillman Avenue (south), and 47th Street (west), designed by Clarence […]

Carroll Gardens Landmarking Information Meeting

It feels unseemly to report on an event which I served on as an invited panelist, but the Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Association’s Landmarking Forum last night was well-attended (at least 120 + people from where I was sitting). The LPC sent two representatives who patiently and consistently explained how buildings were regulated by the agency, […]

Carroll Gardens Forum on Landmarking & Zoning, November 19th

Thankfully copied from Pardon Me For Asking I’m going to one of the speakers on the panel. CGNA Landmarking ForumBy Glenn KellyThe Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Association (CGNA) has requested NYC Planning to change the zoning of Carroll Gardens (CG) to protect the brownstone row houses and control the scale of new development.This request was made […]

Carroll Gardens Residents Want Over Development Stopped NOW

From the Brooklyn Daily Eagle ‘Stop the Clock’ On Development, Say Carroll Gardens Residentsby Phoebe Neidl (phoebe@brooklyneagle.net), published online 08-24-2007 Approximately 150 people gathered at a town hall meeting in Carroll Gardens last week to strategize on ways to shape the future of the neighborhood — a concern given some urgency by the 70-foot development […]

Carroll Gardens Seeks Rezoning

From Courier-Life: 05/26/2007New Bklyn nabe on city’s rezoning radar – Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Association meets with City Planning officialsBy Joe Maniscalco Members of the Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Association (CGNA) aren’t claiming victory in their battle to rezone their community after a meeting with City Planning last week, but they are guardedly optimistic about their prospects […]

Rezoning for Carroll Gardens?

From Courier-Life 03/16/2007Rezoning advocates home in on high density problemBy Joe Maniscalco Efforts to rezone Carroll Gardens against the rise of more out-of-scale development are progressing this week as the Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Association presented a comprehensive overview of neighborhood density on Monday night. John Hatheway, architect and member of the group’s zoning committee, gave […]