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Landmarks Puts Brakes On Alterations To Truman Capote House

The plan for the 176-year-old home at 70 Willow Street included a lot of changes, billed as a “restoration,” though many in the room saw it as a “renovation” or as “replicating” the past, not “restoring” it.

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35 Willow Place Getting Penthouse

The structure, as it stands today, is a three-story Greek Revival style rowhouse built in 1846.

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Redesign For Small Old Fulton Street Building Wins Over Landmarks Comission

A long-underutilized lot down at 20 Old Fulton Street will be getting a new commercial building.

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Here are the Renderings for the Three Townhouses To Fill Vacant Lot On Hicks Street

The lot at 295-299 Hicks Street has been vacant since the 1940s, but the Landmarks Preservation Commission has cleared the way for that to change.

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Landmarks Commission Approves New Façade For 48 Hicks Street

48 Hicks Street, the four-story building originally constructed as a Federal style frame house in 1829 and altered significantly over the years, will be altered yet again.

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Landmarks Commission Approves Changes To 15 Willow Street

After making changes to their proposal, the four-story building at 15 Willow Street (which is at the corner of Middagh Street) will be getting a new façade. The Landmarks Preservation Commission approved those changes at Tuesday morning’s session.

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Old Fulton Street Site To Remain Vacant After Landmarks Rejects Proposal

The lot at 20 Old Fulton Street (between Everit and Elizabeth) has been vacant since for nearly 40 years.

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Landmarks Commission Says Hicks Street Townhouses Are A No-Go

A proposal for three neighboring townhouses at 295-299 Hicks Street (between Joralemon and State) did not pass muster at Tuesday’s session of the Landmarks Preservation Commission, Curbed NY’s Evan Bindelglass reported. The townhouses would each have had four bedrooms, four stories, and front and rear terraces. The idea for townhouses on the long-vacant site didn’t […]

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Inside the Landmarks Preservation Committee’s Hearing on Modifications to Two Brooklyn Heights Properties

The owners of 13 Cranberry Street sought a Certificate of Appropriateness from the LPC last week for modifications to the rear of their home. The LPC has posted video of the hearing and it gives those who haven’t gone through the process a taste of what it’s like. While the changes requested may seem pretty […]

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Brownstoner: 72 Poplar Renovation Plans Approved

“A tipster” said the City’s Department of Buildings has approved the plans of Daten Group LLP, who purchased the former police building at 72 Poplar Street last May for $7.5 million, to convert the building for residential use.

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