252-254 Bleecker Street

Application closed
Application approved on 06/14/11

aka 1-5 Leroy Street
Greenwich Village Historic District Extension II

APPLICATION:


A contemporary style commercial structure built in 1956 by Siegel & Green and altered in 1998 by Stephen B. Jacobs Group. Application is to modify signage installed without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits.

APPLICATION STATUS:


Status as of June 14th, 2011
: LATEST NEWS
At the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s public hearing on June 14th, the Commission voted to approve the application.

Status as of June 13th, 2011:
The Landmarks Preservation Commission’s public hearing on this application has been rescheduled for Tuesday, June 14th.

Status as of May 16th, 2011:
The Landmarks Preservation Commission’s public hearing on this application, originally scheduled for May 17th, has been postponed to a date TBD.

Status as of May 9th, 2011:
At the May 9th Community Board 2 Landmarks & Public Aesthetics Committee meeting, the applicant presented the proposal that will be heard at the Landmarks Preservation Commission on May 17th. The proposal is to legalize and alter the existing sign (installed without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits) by inserting painted metal letters into the existing channel letters of the logo and by installing lighting inside the letters (for a backlit effect).

Photos of the proposal:

Status as of May 4th, 2011:
This application is scheduled to be shown publicly for the first time at the Community Board 2 Landmarks & Public Aesthetics Committee public hearing at on Monday, May 9th, 2011, at 6:30 pm at New York University, 194 Mercer Street, Room 306 (as these details are subject to change, please visit the Community Board’s calendar for the most up-to-date information). Public attendance and testimony are welcome.

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