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.

2003 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARINGS

Tuesday, November 25, 2003
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARING
 
695 Park Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District (04-2021- Block 1403, lot 1) An International Modern style college building built in 1938-41 designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon. Application is to redesign the plaza and entrances on the East 68th Street facade and courtyard. (BINDING REPORT)129 East 73rd Street – Upper East Side Historic District (04-2715- Block 1408, lot 14) A neo-Italian Renaissance style residence designed by Harry Allen Jacobs and built in 1907-08. Application is to replace the front doors. (CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS)19 East 62nd Street – Upper East Side Historic District (03-2912- Block 1377, lot 13) A rowhouse built in 1871 and altered in the neo-Federal style in 1917 by Harry Allen Jacobs. Application is to legalize the installation of windows without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits. (CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS)12 East 87th Street – Carnegie Hill Historic District (04-1390- Block 1498, lot 61), A neo Renaissance style apartment building built in 1911 and designed by George and Edward Blum. Application is for a building-wide window replacement. CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS
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Thursday, October 30, 2003
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARING
55 East 74th Street – Upper East Side Historic District (03-5741- Block 1389, lot 33) A neo-Renaissance style rowhouse built in 1898 and designed by Buchman & Deisler. Application is to legalize the installation of gates at the areaway and stoop without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits.988 Fifth Avenue – Metropolitan Museum Historic District (03-4437- Block 1491, lot 7502-) An Italian Renaissance style apartment building, designed by J.E.R. Carpenter, and built in 1925-1926. Application is to legalize the installation of windows on the 5th floor without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits.71 East 77th Street – Upper East Side Historic District (03-7279- Block 1392, lot 30-) A neo-Tudor style apartment building designed by Caughey & Evans and constructed in 1928. Application is to alter a window on the third floor to install an air conditioning unit.19 East 64th Street – Upper East Side Historic District (04-1469- Block 1379, lot 14-) A neo-French Classic style gallery building built in 1931-32 and designed by Horace Trumbauer. Application is to legalize the installation of windows without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits.44 East 67th Street – Upper East Side Historic District (04-0106- Block 1381, lot 1-) A Art Deco style apartment building designed by Rosario Candela and built in 1940-41. Application is to establish a master plan governing the future installation of windows and through-the-wall air conditioning units.55 East 76th Street – Upper East Side Historic District (04-0939- Block 1391, lot 29-) A neo-Grec style flathouse built in 1882-83 designed by F.T. Cramp. Application is to replace the sidewalk.3 East 95th Street – Carnegie Hill Historic District (04-2008- Block 1307, lot 5-) A Beaux Arts style townhouse built in 1913-16 designed by Horace Trumbauer. Application is to construct a one-story rooftop addition above the penthouse. Zoned R8B/R10 (MP).
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Tuesday, September 9, 2003
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARING
 
141 East 65th Street, aka 869 Lexington Avenue – St. Vincent Ferrer Priory and School – Individual Landmark (03-776 – Block 1400, lot 20). A Victorian Gothic style building designed by Wilfrid Edwards Anthony and constructed in 1930. Application is to install through-the-wall air-conditioning units.
32 East 69th Street – Upper East Side Historic District (04-0151- Block 1383, lot 49-). A rowhouse constructed in 1880, altered in 1956 and refaced in 1998 by Annabelle Selldorf. Application is to construct a rear yard addition.Zoned C5-1/R8B
940 Madison Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District (03-6427- Block 1389, lot 17). A neo-Classical style bank building designed by Henry Otis Chapman and built in 1921-22. Application is to install signage.
1316 Madison Avenue, aka 33 East 93rd Street – Carnegie Hill Historic District (03-7643- Block 1505, lot 18). A Renaissance Revival style rowhouse designed by Gilbert A. Schellenger and built in 1889-90. Application is to install an entrance door and sidewalk canopy at the Madison Avenue entrance.
 
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Tuesday, July 22, 2003
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARING
 
Queensboro Bridge – Queensboro Bridge – Individual landmark (03-6402- Block 1434, lot 1) A cantilevered bridge with Beaux-Arts style elements designed by Gustav Lindenthal and Henry Hornbostel and built in 1901-08. Application is to dismantle the kiosk on the Manhattan side of the bridge and store the pieces off-site for future reuse elsewhere.
FRIENDS Recommended Denial, LPC made no decision (7/29/03). LPC Denied on 12/9/03.

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55 East 74th Street – Upper East Side Historic District (03-5741- Block 1389, lot 33) A neo-Renaissance style rowhouse built in 1898 and designed by Buchman & Deisler. Application is to legalize the installation of gates at the areaway and stoop without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits.
Not Heard
 
1030 Fifth Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District (037332- Block 1496, lot 1) An apartment building designed by J.E.R. Carpenter and constructed in 1924-25. Application is to construct pergolas at the roof.
FRIENDS Recommended Approval, LPC Approved (7/29/03)
 
631 Park Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District (03-6673- Block 1400, lot 72) A rowhouse built in 1869 and altered in 1936. Application is to construct a greenhouse addition at the rear. Zoned R-10.
FRIENDS Recommended Approval, LPC Approved (7/22/03)
 

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Tuesday, June 24, 2003
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARING
 
5 East 95th Street – Carnegie Hill Historic District (03-6334- Block 1307, lot 7). A Modern style school addition built in 1957-58 designed by Henri Dureux. Application is to demolish the existing building and to construct a new three-story plus penthouse building. Zoned R10- R8B/PI.
FRIENDS Recommended Approval, LPC made no decision (6/24/03), will be heard again on 7/8/03.
 
Madison Avenue, between East 61st and East 77th Streets – Upper East Side Historic District and Madison Avenue, at East 78th Street and at East 84th Street – Metropolitan Museum Historic District (BINDING REPORT). A commercial thoroughfare with a variety of building types, including converted townhouses, large apartment buildings and hotels, and small commercial buildings. Application is to install newspaper boxes at various locations on Madison Avenue between East 61st and East 77th Streets and East 78th Street and at East 84th Street.
FRIENDS Recommended Approval, LPC Approved with Modifications (7/01/03)

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19 East 72nd Street – Upper East Side Historic District (03-5793- Block 1387, lot 14) A Modern/neo-Classical style apartment building, designed by Rosario Candela and built in 1936-37. Application is to establish a master plan governing the future installation of through-the-wall air conditioning units.

FRIENDS Recommended Denial, LPC made no decision (6/24/03)

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52 East 73rd Street – Upper East Side Historic District (03-3636- Block 1617, lot 65). A rowhouse built in 1885-86 and altered in the neo-Federal style in 1916 by Harry Allan Jacobs. Application is to excavate the side yard and to construct a full-lot coverage rear yard addition. Zoned R8-B LH-1A.

FRIENDS Recommended Denial, LPC made no decision (6/24/03)
 
715 Park Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District (03-6302- Block 1404, lot 7501). An apartment building, designed by Emery Roth and Sons, and built in 1948-49. Application is to remove the masonry water tank enclosure at the roof.
LPC made no decision (6/24/03)
 
789 Madison Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District (037046- Block 1381, lot 50). An Italianate/neo-Grec style rowhouse designed by F.S. Barus, and altered in 1909 with a two-story commercial storefront extension. Application is to paint the facade a limestone color.
FRIENDS Recommended Denial, LPC Approved (6/24/03)
945 Madison Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District (03-6619- Block 1389, lot 50). A Modern style museum building designed by Marcel Breuer & Associates and built in 1964-66. Application is to retain as permanent a pole and banners which were installed as temporary pursuant to Certificate of No Effect 02-5040.

FRIENDS Recommended Approval, LPC Approved (6/24/03)

820 Fifth Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District-03-6347- Block 1378, lot 1. A neo-Renaissance style apartment building designed by Starrett and Van Vleck and built in 1916. Application is to install mechanical equipment on the roof.

FRIENDS Recommended Approval, LPC Approved (6/24/03)
 

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Tuesday, May 27, 2003 (heard on June 3, 2003)
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARING
 
Historic Playground between West and Center Park Drives, south of the 65th St. Transverse Road – Central Park – Scenic Landmark (03-6167- Block 1111, lot 1-) An English Romantic style public park designed in 1856 by Olmsted and Vaux. Application is to alter the landscape surrounding the playground. ADVISORY REPORT
LPC made no decision (6/3/03)
 
11-13 East 62nd Street – Upper East Side Historic District (03-6342- Block 1137, lot 11) A Beaux-Arts style residence designed by Haydel & Shepard and constructed in 1898-1900. Application is to install a canopy.

FRIENDS recommended denial, LPC denied (6/2/03)

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122 East 71st Street – Upper East Side Historic District (03-6419- Block 1405, lot 163-) A rowhouse built in 1878 and altered prior to designation. Application is to alter the front facade.
LPC made no decision (6/3/03)
 
55 East 74th Street – Upper East Side Historic District (03-5741- Block 1389, lot 33-) A neo-Renaissance style rowhouse built in 1898 and designed by Buchman & Deisler. Application is to legalize the installation of gates at the areaway and stoop without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits.
Not Heard
 
246 East 62nd Street – Treadwell Farm Historic District (03-5159- Block 1416, lot 29-) A neo-Grec style rowhouse built in 1871 and altered in the 20th-century. Application is to alter the facade and to construct a rear yard addition. Zoned R8B.

FRIENDS recommended denial, LPC approved with minor modifications (6/3/03)

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April 22, 2003 (Heard on April 29, 2003)
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARING
46 East 69th Street – Upper East Side Historic District (03-4540- Block 1383, lot 42) A neo-English Regency style rowhouse designed by Mott B. Schmidt and built in 1925-26. Application is to construct a one-story rooftop addition. Zoned R8B.
FRIENDS recommended approval, LPC Approved (6/3/03)

123 East 73rd Street – Upper East Side Historic District (035482- Block 1408, lot 11). A neo-Georgian style house built in 1903-04 designed by Robertson & Potter. Application is to alter the existing rooftop addition.
Approved 5/13/03

319 East 94th Street – Carnegie Hill Historic District (03-5372- Block 1506, lot 13) A rowhouse built in 1892-94 and altered in 2002-03. Application is to construct a two-story rear yard addition. Zoned R8B.
FRIENDS Recommended Denial, LPC Approved (4/29/03)
 
27 East 67th Street, aka 793 Madison Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District (03-5396- Block 1382, lot 24). A neo-Grec style rowhouse, designed by Thom and Wilson, built in 1881 and remodelled in 1896 and in 1907. Application is to install mechanical equipment on the East 67th Street facade.
FRIENDS  Recommended Denial, LPC Approved (4/29/03)
36 East 63rd Street – Upper East Side Historic District (02-3973- Block 1377, lot 46) A neo-Georgian style rowhouse built in 1929-30 and designed by Cross & Cross. Application is to legalize the installation of a roof railing without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits.
FRIENDS  Recommended Denial, LPC Denied Legalization (4/29/03)

173 East 73rd Street (03-5033- Block 1408, lot 29) – Individual Landmark A Romanesque Revival style carriage house designed by Hobart H. Walker and built in 1893. Application is to alter the rear facade and to enlarge the top floor. Zoned R8B.
FRIENDS  Recommended Approval, LPC Approved (4/29/03)

 
March 25, 2003
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARING
52 East 73rd Street – Upper East Side Historic District (03-3636- Block 1617, lot 65-) A rowhouse built in 1885-86 and altered in the neo-Federal style in 1916 by Harry Allan Jacobs. Application is to construct a full-lot coverage rear yard addition. Zoned R8-B LH-1A.
Not Heard
 205 East 61st Street – Treadwell Farm Historic District (03-4390- Block 1416, lot 105-) A rowhouse built in 1873-74 and remodeled in the 20th century. Application is to construct a rooftop addition and a rear yard addition, alter the areaway fence and existing doorway, install a chair lift, install a door, and alter the facade. Zoned R8B, C1-9.
3/25/03: No Decision
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 810 Fifth Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District (03-4552- Block 1377, lot 1-) A neo-Italian Renaissance style apartment building designed by J. E. R. Carpenter and built in 1925-26. Application is to establish a master plan governing the future installation of windows.
3/25/03: No Decision
5/13/03: Approved with modifications
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 1132 Madison Avenue – Metropolitan Museum Historic District (03-3571- Block 1496, lot 16-) A neo-Classical style rowhouse designed by John H. Duncan and built in 1890-92. Application is to legalize the installation of a sidewalk canopy without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits.
3/25/03: Denied
 
1134 Madison Avenue – Metropolitan Museum Historic District (01-6543- Block 1496, lot 16-) A neo-Classical style rowhouse designed by John H. Duncan and built in 1890-92. Application is to legalize the installation of awnings and a display box without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits.
3/25/03: Denied
 
February 25, 2003
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARING
995 Fifth Avenue – Metropolitan Museum Historic District: A hotel built in 1925-26 designed by Rosario Candela. Application is to install a distinctive sidewalk.
3/25/03: Approved
 
3 East 82nd Street – Metropolitan Museum Historic District: A Beaux-Arts style rowhouse built in 1900-01 designed by E. Harris Janes and Richard L. Leo. Application is to create new window openings and to reconfigure the rear facade.
2/25/03: Approved
 
829 Madison Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District: A Queen Anne style rowhouse with a commercial base, built in 1885-86 and designed by Charles Buek & Company. Application is to legalize the installation of windows at the third and fourth floors without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits
3/25/03: Denied
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1080 Fifth Avenue, aka 1 East 89th Street – Carnegie Hill Historic District: A Modern style apartment building designed by Wechsler & Schimenti and built in 1960-61. Application is to construct a stair bulkhead, enlarge an addition, construct a greenhouse addition and to modify window openings. Zoned R-10.

 
January 28, 2003
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS HEARING
 
163 East 67th Street – Park East Synagogue – Individual Landmark (03-2992- Block 1402, lot 30) A Moorish revival style synagogue designed by Schneider and Herter and constructed in 1889-90. Application is to construct an elevator tower in the service alley. Zoned R8B
1/28/03: Approved
Read FRIENDS’ Testimony by Clicking Here10 East 92nd Street – Carnegie Hill Historic District A Renaissance Revival style rowhouse designed by Thomas Graham and built in 1890- 92. Application is to demolish an existing rear yard addition and construct a new rear yard addition. Zoned R-8B.108 East 73rd Street – Upper East Side Historic District A Queen Anne and neo-Renaissance style rowhouse designed by Thom & Wilson and built in 1884-85. Application is to legalize the installation of a stoop gate without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits.
1/28/03: Denied