Remsen Manor Hotel Cleared to Open in Historic Franklin Building

Recently, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a contemporary six-story addition to the former Franklin Building at 186 Remsen Street in the Downtown Brooklyn Skyscraper Historic District. The Franklin Building suffered a catastrophic fire in the late 1950s that resulted in the demolition of the top two stories of the building. As part of the rehabilitation, […]

July 9th, 2019|Additions, LPC, Restoration|

Landmarks OKs Makeover for 70 Henry Street

LPC has approved a substantial addition atop the restored former butcher shop at 70 Henry Street in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District. HQ worked with Morris Adjmi Architects, Capalino + Co., and developers JMH Development and Madison Estates to secure approval for the project.

June 16th, 2015|Additions, LPC|

Landmarks Gives Nod to UWS School Conversion

LPC has approved the conversion of the former St. Agatha’s School at 555¬†West End Avenue to residential use. The 7-story structure was¬†designed by William A. Boring and constructed in 1907. Cary Tamarkin is the architect and developer for the project.

June 10th, 2015|Additions, LPC|