117 Second Avenue

APPLICATION APPROVED
Application Closed

East Village/Lower East Side Historic District
Between East 6th and 7th Streets

—- APPLICATION INFORMATION —-

1) From the LPC agenda: An altered Greek Revival style rowhouse originally built c. 1842-43, altered in the Queen Anne style in 1883, and further altered in 1910 with the installation of a two-story storefront. Application 1: Application is to legalize the reconstruction of the second floor facade performed without Landmarks Preservation Commission permit(s). Application 2: Application is to replace storefront infill.

2) LPC Designation Report: An architectural and historical description of the building is available in the designation report.

3) Photos of the application: initial design; approved design

4) Receive updates by email:
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—- HEARING TIMES & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT —-

1) Community Board 3 public hearing:
Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 6:30pm
BRC Senior Services Center, 30 Delancey Street

As this information is subject to change, please visit the community board’s website for the latest available agenda.

Please note: The Community Board 3 Landmarks Subcommittee does not always meet to view proposals in advance of the LPC public hearing. If this is the case, we will have photographs of the proposal available on this page on the Friday before the scheduled LPC hearing. You can also view this proposal in person by attending the materials viewing in the public hearing room of the Landmarks Preservation Commission (The Municipal Building, 1 Centre Street, 9th floor), which takes place the Friday before the scheduled public hearing from 10am – 2pm.


2) Landmarks Preservation Commission public hearing:

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at time TBD
The Municipal Building, 1 Centre Street, 9th Floor North, public hearing room

On the Friday afternoon before the hearing, please click the agenda link on the LPC public calendar for the approximate hearing time (we recommend that you arrive 30 minutes prior). Note that items can sometimes be postponed (laid over) to a future date. At this hearing, the Commission will officially vote to approve or deny the application, or ask that the applicant return at a later date with revisions. Public attendance and testimony are welcome (note: this will most likely be the last opportunity for public comment on this application).


3) Email Community Board 3 or the Landmarks Preservation Commission
If you cannot attend the public hearing but would still like to comment, please click here to contact the Community Board or the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Be sure to send them your comments before the hearing date indicated above.

 

—- STATUS OF THIS APPLICATION —-

This section provides updates if there are changes to the hearing dates listed above, which includes instances when an application has been laid over (aka postponed). If applicable, LPC public meeting dates for this application will also be tracked here. You can read more about public meetings on our blog, Off the Grid.

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As of:

  • 3/12/13: Application approved at today’s LPC public meeting, and is now closed. Second story application: The Commission found that the removal of the modern cladding was an improvement and reconstructing this story in brick returns it to its historic look. The widened window at the Second Avenue storefront relates to the rest of the avenue. Storefront application: The fixed display windows at the corner, black finished aluminum infill, and operable doors are appropriate for this stretch of Second Avenue.
  • 3/8/13: LPC meeting scheduled for 3/12. Please note public testimony is not taken at this time.
  • 2/26/13: At today’s public hearing, the LPC took a vote of no action on both applications. For the facade work application, the LPC requested that the applicant work with staff to either remove the steel beam and get ride of the cornice addition on the facade or figure out a better way to seamlessly connect the second and third floors, perhaps by extending the second floor windows. They also felt that the stucco box should be removed. For the storefront application, the LPC requested that the applicant again work with staff to remove the accordion style doors and to look to other restaurants in the area for inspiration. The applicant will present revisions at a future public meeting, date TBD.
  • 2/7/13: Application rescheduled for a 2/26 LPC hearing; CB3 hearing to be held 2/14.
  • 2/1/13: Application laid over at LPC. Future date TBD. This could be due to the fact that CB3 was not able to schedule a hearing beforehand.
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