Majority of Testimony Supported 287-Property Extension of Park Slope Historic District

Like the existing district, proposed extension would largely be characterized by 19th-century rowhouses, ecclesiastical structures, and 20th-century apartment buildings. On October 29, 2013, the Landmarks Preservation Commission held a hearing on the potential designation of the Park Slope Historic District Extension II. The proposed extension would lie to the north and west of the existing Park Slope Historic District, designated in 1973. A majority of the 287 properties to be incorporated into the extension … <Read More>

Landmarks approves Park Slope Historic District Extension

New Brooklyn historic district brings another 600 buildings bordering original Park Slope Historic District under Landmarks jurisdiction. On April 17, 2012, Landmarks unanimously approved the creation of the Park Slope Historic District Extension. The extension includes 600 buildings on the southwest border of the 1973-designated Park Slope Historic District. The new district is generally bounded by 7th Street to the north, 15th Street to the south, 8th Avenue to the east, and … <Read More>

Park Slope addition approved after revisions

Plan reduced after commissioners and neighbors aggressively opposed proposed rooftop addition. On December 20, 2011, Landmarks approved Thomas Dolby and Andrew Frist’s proposal to build a one-story penthouse on top of a three-story limestone-clad townhouse at 627 3rd Street in Brooklyn’s Park Slope Historic District.

The project’s architect, Eric Rowland, presented the initial design at a hearing in November 2011. Dolby and Frist’s proposal included a 600 sq.ft. limestone-clad rooftop addition and modifications to the … <Read More>

New 4-story building wins approval

Owner gets 2 approvals: 4-story cast-stone/brick building to replace existing garage; 1910 mansion to be expanded. The 1 Montgomery Place Association, the owner of two lots within the Park Slope Historic District, applied for permission to alter the existing 1910 neo-Federal-style mansion at 1 Montgomery Place and, immediately adjacent at 125 8th Avenue, to demolish a one-story garage and build a new four-story building.

BKSK Architects designed a cast-stone and brick four-story structure to replace … <Read More>