New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will soon review proposals to renovate and expand a row of historic structures in Manhattan’s Gansevoort Market Historic District, otherwise known as the Meatpacking District. The properties are located at 44-54 Ninth Avenue and 351-355 West 14th Street at the corner of 14th Street and Ninth Avenue.
New York Landmark Preservation Commission
GKV Architects has unveiled proposals to renovate an existing rental property at 240 West 73rd Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Known as The Tempo, the building is located in the West End-Collegiate Historic District and could eventually be renamed “The Penelope.”
Local architects Groves & Co. has proposed the expansion of an elegant, historic townhouse located at 42 West 94th Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Given the property’s location within the picturesque Central Park West Historic District, the design team must gain approvals from the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission.
The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation will soon break ground on two acres of public area surrounding the iconic structure’s exit ramp in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Most recently, the Landmarks Preservation Commission reviewed plans to construct a new pedestrian plaza beneath the bridge, closest to Pier 1.
Proposals to construct a new observation deck on the upper floors of the Chrysler Building have arrived for review by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. As promised by Aby Rosen, co-founder of RFR Holding and part-owner of the Midtown East icon, these plans comprise just one phase of his vision to invigorate interior spaces of the landmark at 405 Lexington Avenue with new restaurants, a food hall, and retail spaces.