MARCH 2022 NEWSLETTER

 If further Landmark items come up, we will email all Defenders

The following addresses are on this month’s list:

16 East 79th Street

20 East 79th Street

38 East 75th Street

112 East 75th Street

1083 Fifth Avenue

21 East 63rd Street

18 East 68th Street

The link to the Community Board 8 Landmarks Committee March 7, 2022 is https://forms.gle/2GgfCBxBaqZdZZaw9 and the agenda is attached.  The items are:

20 East 79th Street – Metropolitan Museum Historic District
A French neo-Classical style building designed by C.P.H. Gilbert and constructed in 1912. Application is to add a building sign to the frieze of the portico above the main entry door.

38 East 75th Street – Upper East Side Historical District
A no-style row house designed by Thom & Wilson and constructed in 1881-82 and altered by John W. Ingle in 1926. Application is to demo the existing front and rear facades, as well as the upper floors, and construct a new five-story limestone façade with a mansarded sixth story and setback bulkheads above.

201 East 65th Street – (Individual Landmark) 
A modern style building designed by Mayer & Whittlesy, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and constructed in 1947-1951. Application is for legalizing installation of entrance awing along East 65th Street for medical office located in the cellar.

The link to the Landmarks Preservation Commission March 1, 2022 Hearing has not yet been published.  We will email it to Defenders as soon as it becomes available.

The Upper East Side items are:

112 East 75th Street – Upper East Side Historic District
A modern style synagogue building designed by Schuman & Lichtenstein and erected 1964-1968.  Application is to alter the façade, enclose the recessed ground floor and replace windows.

1083 Fifth Avenue – Expanded Carnegie Hill Historic District
A Beaux-Arts style townhouse designed by Turner & Kilian and built in 1901-02, with significant alterations by Ogden Codman in 1913-15. Application is to alter the areaway and construct an areaway wall.

The link to the Landmarks Preservation Commission March 22, 2022 Hearing has not yet been published.  We will email it to Defenders as soon as it becomes available.

The Upper East Side item is:

20 East 79th Street – Metropolitan Museum Historic District
A French neo-Classical style house designed by C.P.H. Gilbert and built in 1912.  Application is to install signage.

Landmark Preservation Commission Actions February, 2022

21 East 63rd Street – Upper East Side Historic District
A Beaux-Arts style rowhouse built in 1900 and designed by Guchman and Fox and altered in 1980.  Application is to remove the stoop, alter the ground floor and modify the areaway walls and ironwork.
This application was approved with modifications.

18 East 68th Street  –  Upper East Side Historic District
A Beaux-Arts style residence designed by C.P.H. Gilbert and built in 1904-1905.  Application is to install sculptural figures and a gate at the stoop.
This application was approved in part/denied in part