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.
The construction fence around a rare Federal-era wood frame house in Brooklyn Heights came down briefly this week, revealing the transformation of the building is nearly complete.
At an LPC hearing Tuesday, a representative for the owner of one of two buildings being proposed for landmarking accused supporters of acting in bad faith.
This morning the Landmarks Preservation Commission unanimously voted in favor of a proposed extension to the Boerum Hill Historic District.
An LPC commissioner since 2008, Bland will take over as interim chair until a new chair has been appointed.
The efforts of a coalition of preservationists, scholars and fans of Whitman got a boost Monday from six New York City Council members who signed a letter of support for designation.
The proposal includes nearly 30 individual buildings, three historic districts and one scenic landmark.
This morning, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously in favor of designating the Coney Island Boardwalk.
Six owners on Atlantic Avenue, a portion of which is included in the proposed expansion, spoke out against their buildings being included.
Preservationists outraged by recent LPC decisions have complained the group is not doing its job.