789 Madison Avenue789 Madison Avenue
Upper East Side Historic District

An Italianate/neo-Grec style row house designed by F.S. Barus, and altered in 1909 by Albro and Lindeberg to accommodate a two-story commercial storefront extension. Application is to install new storefront infill and awnings at the upper floors.  

CB8 Hearing: 02/11/13 (Approved)
LPC Hearing: 02/26/13 (Approved)

FRIENDS Testimony: The Preservation Committee at FRIENDS finds that the proposed storefront infill and new awnings are in keeping with the character of this portion of Madison Avenue. The committee especially appreciates the retention of the Doric frieze and pilasters on the lower levels of 789 Madison Avenue. FRIENDS supports Commission approval of this project.