The commissioners were unanimous in their decision to calendar Sunset Park North, Central Sunset Park, Sunset Park 50th Street and Sunset Park South.
The commission will consider calendaring four historic districts in Sunset Park: Sunset Park North, Central Sunset Park, Sunset Park 50th Street and Sunset Park South.
But the approval came with some trepidation about the finances of the project and the relationship between the church and the crooked, twisting residential building rising next to it.
Commissioners told the architects and developers behind a planned hotel on Remsen Street to come back and try again, with a vote of no action.
The building, already under construction, will stand next to the St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, which is an individual landmark.
As the year comes to a close, we take a look back at the Brooklyn buildings considered significant enough to merit designation by the Landmarks Preservation Commission in 2018.
Commissioners at the Landmarks Preservation Commission have voted in favor of an initially controversial proposal to change the rules under which the agency operates.
Unlike at the last hearing, those who testified were generally in favor of the proposed changes.
At an LPC hearing Tuesday afternoon, both the public and the commissioners were unanimous in their criticism of plans to build a five-story apartment building in the backyard of a prominent Bed Stuy landmark.
After nearly a year of heated debate between preservationists and the Landmarks Preservation Commission over a controversial proposal to change the rules under which the agency operates, the LPC announced they will hold another public hearing on the matter on October 16.