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.
New York Landmark Preservation Commission
Plans to construct a single-family townhouse at 56 Middagh Street in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District have finally been approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). The LPC rejected the plans in January and December 2020, then approved the architectural plans on May 18, 2021.
Two buildings in Manhattan are now official historic landmarks following designation by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The Commissioners unanimously voted to designate The Educational Building at 70 Fifth Avenue in Greenwich Village and the Holyrood Episcopal Church-Iglesia Santa Cruz at 715 West 179th Street in Washington Heights.
Gotham Organization’s contentious new development at 130 St. Felix Street in Downtown Brooklyn is now under review by the Department of City Planning as part of the New York’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure. Known simply as ULURP, the procedure is required for projects that require special review or modifications to existing zoning regulations.
BKSK Architects again appeared before the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) seeking approvals for a single-story addition and storefront infill at 63-65 Gansevoort Street in Manhattan. Considering the property’s location in the Meatpacking District, also referred…