The Landmarks Preservation Commission is reviewing proposals to update the iconic Rockefeller Center public plaza in the heart of Midtown, Manhattan. Revised illustrations from developer Tishman Speyer and architect Gabellini Sheppard Associates offer a new look at the many changes their team team has in store for the historic plaza.
New York Landmark Preservation Commission
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will again review proposals to construct a 20,000-square-foot private residence at 11 Hubert Street in Manhattan’s TriBeCa West Historic District. Designed by E. Cobb Architects, this iteration of proposals includes updates to the structure’s glass facade, ground-floor privacy paneling, and cornice materials.
In 2016, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) granted approvals for a commercial office conversion of two aging townhouses at 61-63 Crosby Street in SoHo, Manhattan. Architect David Grider, who oversaw the initial design and application process, will return to the LPC on Tuesday, April 21st with proposals to modernize and restore the buildings’ existing facades.
As the Landmarks Preservation Commission resumes its review of construction applications, a slew of newly proposed developments have come to light. One of these projects includes a major retrofit of the former Hotel Wales at 1295 Madison Avenue in Carnegie Hill, Manhattan.
Chan Ascher Architecture has delivered proposals to construct a two-story vertical expansion and an exterior facelift at 16 Leroy Street in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. Located within the Greenwich Village Historic District, the plans require approval from the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC).