Landmarks Preservation Commission Items

Each month FRIENDS’ Preservation Committee reviews all Certificates of Appropriateness applications for both individual landmarks and buildings within the six Historic Districts on the Upper East Side. A representative of FRIENDS attends the Landmarks Committee of Community Board 8 and testifies to the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s (LPC) public hearings.

Please call the office (212) 535-2526, if you would like more information on any of these items.

*Public Testimony*

All members of the public are encouraged to attend the Community Board 8 meetings or the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s (LPC) public hearings. The public can also submit written testimony.

*Index of Public Hearings*

Tuesday, August 16th 2005

LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISION CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARING

*17 East 96th Street – Carnegie Hill Historic District*
A neo-Classical style apartment building built in 1923-24. Application is to install a through-the-wall air conditioner unit.
NO QUOROM, LPC HEARING DATE TBA

*24-26 East 95th Street – Carnegie Hill Historic District*
A Renaissance Revival style rowhouse designed by Thomas Graham and built in 1899-1901. Application is to install a flagpole banner.
NO QUOROM, LPC HEARING DATE TBA

*15 East 84th Street – Metropolitan Museum Historic District*
A residence designed by Renwick, Aspinwall and Owen, and built in 1899 and altered in 1928 by Adam Lanfear Norris. Application is to alter the entrance and construct a rooftop bulkhead.
NO QUOROM, LPC HEARING DATE TBA

*995 Fifth Avenue-Metropolitan Museum Historic District*
A hotel building designed by Rosario Candela and built in 1925-26. Application is to construct a rooftop addition and to construct planting beds at the sidewalk.
NO QUOROM, LPC HEARING DATE TBA

*133 East 74th Street – Upper East Side Historic District*
A rowhouse built in 187—1878 and altered in the neo-Federal style by A. Wallace McCrea in 1921. Application is to reclad the penthouse façade and alter the masonry openings.
NO QUOROM, LPC HEARING DATE TBA

*4-8 East 73rd Street- Upper East Side Historic District*
An Italianate style rowhouse constructed in 1875 and altered in 1913 with the addition of a neo-Classical style two story front extension designed by Donn Barber. Application is to modify the facade and areaway.
NO QUOROM, LPC HEARING DATE TBA

Tuesday August 9, 2005

LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISION CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARING

*132 East 92nd Street – Carnegie Hill Historic District*
A pair of rowhouses built in 1887 and redesigned as a neo-Regency style residence by William Bottomley in 1893-1894. Application is to alter the front facade and the areaway, and to install a garbage enclosure.
NO DECISION, LPC HEARING TBA

Tuesday July 26, 2005

LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARING

*41 East 62nd Street – Upper East Side Historic District*
A residence built in 1896 and altered in the neo-Colonial style in 1946 by J. B. Snook & Sons. Application is to construct a rooftop elevator bulkhead.
APPROVED

Tuesday June 28, 2005

LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARING

*768 Fifth Avenue – Plaza Hotel – Individual Landmark*
A French Renaissance style hotel designed by Henry J. Hardenberg and built in 1905-07, with an addition designed by Warren and Whetmore and built in 1921. Application is to modify the West 58th Street storefront openings, install a garage door, modify a window opening to create a barrier-free entrance, create new window openings, to construct an addition in the courtyard, and to install new rooftop HVAC equipment.

*768 Fifth Avenue – Plaza Hotel – Individual Landmark*
Application is to request that the Landmarks Preservation Commission issue a report to the City Planning Commission relating to an application for a Modification of Use pursuant to Section 74-711 of the Zoning Resolution.