The proposed district of bay-fronted limestone houses on Bay Ridge Parkway is a “distinguished example" of the transformation of the area from suburban to urban in the early 20th century, said an LPC researcher.
More than 40 residents and preservation advocates, many who have lived in the same houses for multiple generations, spoke passionately about the neighborhood.
The iconic landmarked restaurant, located at 372-374 Fulton Street, was in operation in Downtown Brooklyn from 1892 to 2004.
The High Victorian Gothic rock-faced brownstone was built for a lumber magnate, a friend of Mark Twain, in 1869-70.
A proposal for developing the site of the landmarked Empire State Dairy in East New York with more than 330 affordable apartments did not pass muster with the Landmarks Preservation Commission Tuesday morning.
The team behind Island Oyster, Grand Banks and Pilot propose constructing a pavilion and docking a vintage fireboat at the pier to house a new bar and restaurant.
The "standout" group of 54 Renaissance Revival limestone townhouses was built between 1906 and 1913.
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.