The Landmarks Preservation Commission scheduled a public hearing for the Bedford Historic District, which extends south from Monroe Street to Verona Place (at Fulton) and east from Bedford to Tompkins Avenue. The Bed Stuy community has pushed for this district for years now and has garnered a lot of community support. This area is particularly rich in late 19th century buildings by some of the borough’s most prominent architects, including Montrose Morris. If landmarked, more than 600 Renaissance, Greek Revival and Queen Anne townhouses would be protected. LPC will hold the public hearing on October 30th at 11 am, in the 9th Floor Conference Room at 1 Centre Street in Manhattan. They calendared the proposed district on May 15.
Tomorrow: Calendaring the Bedford Historic District [Brownstoner]
Three contiguous buildings with the same architect but two different owners are going up at the corner of Putnam and Bedford. The furthest along is 1192 Bedford Avenue, at the far left above, a mixed-use building of five stories with six apartments, according to DOB filings. Next door at 1190 Bedford is what seems to […]
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