Two projects in Brooklyn Heights went in front of the Landmarks Preservation Commission Tuesday morning, yielding contrasting results.
Before tonight's public meeting on the rezoning of Gowanus, a coalition of preservation advocates has created a website documenting the area's architectural heritage they believe is at risk.
The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts filed an application that is going in front of the LPC for a sculpture garden at a thin, empty lot in Fort Greene.
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.