23 Cornelia Street

Application closed
Application approved on 12/14/10

Greenwich Village Historic District Extension II

Between Bleecker & West 4th Streets

APPLICATION:


A utilitarian style stable building designed by Charles B. Meyers and built in 1912. Application is to construct a rooftop addition and reconstruct the rear facade.

APPLICATION STATUS:


Status as of December 14th, 2010LATEST NEWS
The applicant presented the revised proposal to the Landmarks Preservation Commission at a public meeting on December 14th.  The applicant proposed lowering the penthouse an additional 2 feet and the pergola an additional 6 feet from what was proposed on November 9th. The Commission voted to approve the revised application.

Comparison photos of the original and revised proposals are below:


Status as of December 10th, 2010
:
The applicant will be returning to the Landmarks Preservation Commission with the revised proposal on December 14th, 2010.

Status as of November 9th, 2010
:
The applicant presented the proposal to the Landmarks Preservation Commission at their public hearing on November 9th. The Commissioners all agreed that while they liked its design, the proposed addition should be slightly scaled back in size. The applicant is to work with Commission staff on this change and return for a public meeting at a later date TBD. At this time, the public comment period for this application has closed.

Status as of November 1st, 2010:
At the Community Board 2 Landmarks & Public Aesthetics Committee meeting on November 1st, the applicant presented a proposal that will be heard at the Landmarks Preservation Commission on November 9th. The proposal is to:

1) Construct an addition and a steel-framed pergola on the roof
2) Reconstruct the rear facade, which was demolished prior to the designation of the historic district
3) Paint the front doors black and repoint the brick on the front facade

Photos of the proposal are below:

2010 Designation Report, published by the Landmarks Preservation Commission when they designated the Greenwich Village Historic District Extension II

ca. 1980 Tax Photo

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