The plaque was presented as a gift from King Juan Carlos of Spain in 1976 to commemorate the Spanish martyrs who died fighting for the United States.
Despite massive public opposition to the development on a landmarked site, LPC commissioners said the design is on the right track but needs tweaking.
The proposed plan is to restore the prominent corner townhouse across the street from Fort Greene Park, remove a structurally damaged garage behind the townhouse and erect a modern carriage house in its place.
Explore New York City’s Black history through its landmarked buildings and historic districts via a new online story map released by the Landmarks Preservation Commission Tuesday.
The empty lot was formerly home to two structures that were demolished due to unsafe conditions — the first in 1995 and the second in 2002.
The vote follows decades of struggle to preserve the pre Civil War home of abolitionists Thomas and Harriet Truesdell.
Units in the unusually shaped building between the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and a landmarked church will range from studios to three-bedrooms.
With 2020 almost at an end, we take our annual look back at the Brooklyn buildings and neighborhoods considered significant enough to merit designation by the Landmarks Preservation Commission during the year.
Locals sued the city’s Landmarks Preservation Committee for green-lighting a 23-story condo tower at 130 St. Felix Street, saying the body was improperly influenced by the developer’s promise to include public benefits.
Commissioners told the architects behind a proposed new townhouse in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District that they need to simplify their design to fit in with such a diverse, varied block.