Preservation commission

Preservation commission

A generic term for a municipal agency that designates and regulates historic districts and landmarks; it may be called a historic district review board or commission, landmarks commission, or architectural or design review board.
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Tenders are invited for Atty Services for Historic Board of Review and Historic Preservation Commission.
In June, the Historic Preservation Commission voted 6-0 in favor of the district.
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has released Guidelines for Storefront Design in Historic Districts to help business owners, as well as property owners understand LPC's rules and regulations for new storefronts in historic districts so that they can make good design decisions that meet LPC requirements and get faster approval of their permit.
Granting the property a landmark overlay would mean that any alterations or demolitions would be reviewed by the Historic Preservation Commission. As it stands now, a demolition or an alteration-type permit that was requested for the property could be reviewed by the city staff and not in the public process.
22, in a ninth-floor room at 1 Centre Street, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously to approve the design for a permanent memorial to the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, the conflagration that took place on March 25, 1911, and claimed the lives of 146 New Yorkers, many of whom were Jewish and Italian immigrant garment workers.
This spring the Frick put forth a more modest expansion plan which, despite some serious opposition, made its way through the politically charged land-use-review process that includes input from the local community board and approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission, a city government agency.
The real estate investment firm purchased the property in 2016 and worked closely with the Paterson Historic Preservation Commission in its redevelopment.
This illustrated coffee table book gathers photos and background on all of the properties and neighborhoods designated as landmarks by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. Documenting New YorkAEs architectural history, entries are presented chronologically by date of construction, from colonial farmhouses to skyscrapers.
Louis Historic Preservation Commission believes its new website is a unique tool that can show residents locally and elsewhere the economic benefits of caring for historic districts.
An official with the Capitol Preservation Commission, which has jurisdiction over the facility and grounds, noted that the Ten Commandments monument is being challenged in state court and said it's best to wait until that matter is resolved.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission has voted unanimously in favor of the designation of a prominent Beaux-Arts bank building at the base of the Manhattan Bridge, the government agency announced yesterday.
Just as it happens in the real world of work, when advertising and graphic design students at North Carolina's Randolph Community College presented their logo designs to the Randolph County Historic Landmark Preservation Commission, none of the designs were quite what the commission was seeking.

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