TONIGHT: CB1 to Hear Domino Landmarks Application
Tonight (31 January):
Community Board #1's Landmarks Committee will meet at the Board's District Office, 435 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211 (Corner of Frost Street) on Thursday, January 31 at 6:30pm.
AGENDA: · Presentation on plans for the landmarking of the Refinery, part of the Domino Project - by Ms. Susan Pollock, Project Director/Community Preservation Corporation and Mr. Michael Wetstone, Architect/Beyer Blinder & Belle.
WGPA members are encouraged to attend to review the project. The project material will also be available for public viewing on Friday, 1 February, at the the Landmarks Preservation Commission offices, 1 Centre Street, 9th Floor North, Manhattan starting at 9am.
Tuesday (5 February):
The Landmarks Preservation Commission will review this application at a public hearing on Tuesday, February 5 (time TBA) at 1 Centre Street, 9th Floor North, Manhattan (the Municipal Building). The LPC description of the project is as follows:
"292-314 Kent Avenue - Havemeyers & Elder Filter, Pan & Finishing House, later known as the American Sugar Refining Company and the Domino Sugar Refinery-Individual Landmark.
Three American round-arch style industrial buildings, designed by Theodore A. Havemeyer and others and built in 1881-1884. Application is to construct rooftop and rear additions, modify and create masonry openings; and install bulkheads, mechanical equipment, windows, ground floor infill, signage, a canopy and awnings."
Public testimony will be heard after the applicant has made their presentation.