The five are among the buildings local advocates has been pushing to landmark ahead of a proposed rezoning of the area.
A modern row house has taken the place of a deteriorating 19th century wood-frame dwelling in Clinton Hill.
A proposal for a new four-story, single-family house to be constructed on an empty lot in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District was temporarily shot down.
Of the 16 people who provided testimony at the hearing, including representatives for the owners of four of the five properties, not one person spoke against designation.
Locals and preservationists have been advocating for landmarking the buildings for years.
Recently landmarked after years of advocacy work by local preservationists, Empire State Dairy is noteworthy for its unusual architectural style and tile murals.
The Copenhagen-born architect was at the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday morning with plans for a rooftop addition to the St. George Tower.
In 2007, a brick building in Downtown Brooklyn with a connection to the abolitionist movement was saved from eminent domain. Now, in a shocking twist, it might be demolished.
At the LPC Tuesday morning, a representative from the architecture firm Archimaera laid out their plans for the massive ground floor space, which includes limited modifications to some of the built-in architectural furniture.
Each building represents the "best architectural examples of their type in the area," said LPC Chair Sarah Carroll.