Unlike at the last hearing, those who testified were generally in favor of the proposed changes.
Tall, narrow windows are one of the defining characteristics of a brownstone, and for some lucky homeowners, the century-old wood windows remain intact.
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.
Preservation groups and others were unanimous in their praise for the appointment of Sarah Carroll, a longtime LPC staff member, as head of the agency.
A developer is planning a 14-story hotel at 186 Remsen Street in Brooklyn Heights, known as the Franklin Building, but needs approval from the LPC.
This morning the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to designate two properties on President Street in Carroll Gardens.
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.