OCTOBER 2023 Newsletter

The following item will be heard at the Landmarks Preservation Commission, (212-669-7855) 1 Centre Street, 9th Floor, Manhattan, on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 and also by teleconference.

The Upper East Side item is:

1000 Fifth Avenue- The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Individual and Interior Landmark
A Beaux-Arts and Roman style museum building built in 1864-1965 and designed by Vaux and Mould, R.M Hunt, McKim Mead and White, and others: with designated interior spaces including an entrance vestibule, the Great Hall, a passageway, corridors, the Grand Staircase halls, balconies, and all vaults and domes above these halls and balconies, designed by Richard Morris Hunt and Richard Howland Hunt, with consulting architect George B. Post and built in 1895-1902.  Application is to install interior digital display screens.

The link to the Community Board 8 Landmarks Committee on October 16, 2023 https://forms.gle/aWyut4sAWVd3tVXy7    

The items are:

163 East 70th Street – Upper East Side Historic District
A Neo-Italian Renaissance style building designed by C.P.H. Gilbert and constructed in 1902.  Application is for a rooftop addition, not visible from any public thoroughfare.

854 Fifth Avenue – Individual Landmark & Upper East Side Historic District
A Beaux-Arts style residence designed by Warren & Wetmore and constructed in 1904-5.  Application for alterations including the replacement of the front door and modifications to the existing areaway, the construction of bulkheads, and infill of an existing interior court.

Landmark Preservation Commission Action September, 2023

101 East 63rd Street – Upper East Side Historic District
A Modern style residence and garage designed by Paul Rudolph and built in 1966.  Application is to modify the entrance.
This application was approved.