Earlier this week, Meltzer/Mandl Architects revealed the first renderings of a new six-story multifamily building at 15 Greenwich Street in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village Historic District. Drawings and illustrations of the proposed development were revealed in a public hearing with the Landmarks Preservation Commission, which must issue a Certificate of Appropriateness before construction can break ground.
New York Landmark Preservation Commission
The Landmarks Preservation Commission is now reviewing proposals from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill to renovate and restore the historic Lever House at 390 Park Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan. Scope of work for the proposed alterations includes replacement of non-original plaza paving and bases, the installation of new signage and stainless steel doors, a new entrance into the Casa Lever restaurant on the ground floor, and the replacement of aluminum panelling and glass storefronts at the ground floor. The design team will also restore exterior stone, metal, and ceiling materials around the property.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) recently approved proposals to renovate and partially replace an aging masonry façade at 109 State Street in Brooklyn Heights. The property’s location within the Brooklyn Heights Historic District requires strict LPC approval of any proposed construction or modifications.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) recently reviewed proposals to install new awnings and signage at Balthazar Restaurant in Soho. Located at 80 Spring Street, the restaurant occupies the ground floor of the building that was originally constructed in 1903. Today, the restaurant is one of the most popular destinations in the neighborhood.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission will this week review proposals to replace The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s sloped glazing wall at the institution’s Rockefeller Wing. The museum has partnered with Beyer Blinder Belle to complete the project, which will replace deteriorating elements of the building’s glass facade.