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The 40 individual landmarks designated by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission in 2016

A Look Back at the New York City Landmarks Designated in 2016

2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the New York City landmarks law. There were occasions to celebrate, and the Landmarks Preservation Commission designated six individual landmarks and four historic districts. 2016 was considerably busier for the commission. It designated 40 individual landmarks and two historic districts, including 12 new Midtown East landmarks and 26 sites from its backlog. Here are all of them, for you to take in as the year comes to a close.

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302 Broadway

Six-Story, 18-Unit Mixed-Use Building Filed at 302 Broadway, Williamsburg

Brooklyn-based property owner Kazi Billah has filed applications for a six-story, 18-unit mixed-use building at 302 Broadway, located on the corner of Marcy Avenue in the heart of Williamsburg. The project will measure 26,070 square feet and rise 65 feet to its roof. There will be 5,790 square feet of ground-floor retail space, followed by 5,790 square feet of medical offices on the second floor. There will be 18 residential units, averaging 805 square feet apiece, across the fourth through sixth floors. A 12-car garage will be located on the third floor.


2272 82nd Street

Two Three-Story, Three-Unit Residential Buildings Coming to 2272 82nd Street, Gravesend

Brooklyn-based Jonico Construction & Development has filed applications for a second three-story, three-unit residential building at 2272-2276 82nd Street, in northern Gravesend. The first building, also a three-story, three-unit structure, was initially filed in October, YIMBY reported. Both buildings will measure 4,986 square feet each. Across both, the full-floor apartments should average 1,247 square feet apiece, indicative of family-sized units. Brooklyn-based Design Studio Associates is the architect of record. The 60-foot-wide, 6,000-square-foot site’s three-story house was demolished in November.



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