5 West 8th Street

Application Closed
Application approved with modifications

Greenwich Village Historic District
Between 5th and 6th Avenues

APPLICATION:
From the LPC agenda: A neo-Classical style apartment building designed by Hugo Kafka, and built in 1900-02. Application is to enlarge a bulkhead, install rooftop mechanical equipment, construct an addition, install awnings, a canopy and storefront infill.

 

PHOTOS OF THE APPLICATION:
Photos from the CB2 public hearing on February 13th:

    1 of 2 proposed storefront renderings

 

APPLICATION STATUS:
Check “Get Involved/Hearing Times” section below for scheduled CB2 and LPC hearing times and locations.

Latest News- As of 3/6/12: The LPC approved this application with modifications at today’s hearing. This application is now closed.

As of 2/15/12:
The LPC public hearing has been re-scheduled for March 6th. Public testimony welcome.

As of 2/14/12: This application has been heard at CB2 and is scheduled to be heard at the LPC on February 21st. Public testimony welcome.

As of 2/8/12: This application is scheduled to be heard at Community Board 2 on February 13th at 6:30pm. Public testimony welcome.

 

GET INVOLVED / HEARING TIMES:
1) Receive updates by email
Please click here if you would like GVSHP to email you when there are updates to the status of this application.

2) Attend and speak at the Community Board 2 (CB2) public hearing
When:  Monday, February 13, 2012 at 6:30pm*
Where: The Little Red School House, 272 Sixth Avenue, auditorium

*As this information is subject to change, please visit the community board’s website for the latest available agenda.* This application is scheduled to be shown publicly for the first time at CB2’s Landmarks & Public Aesthetics Committee public hearing. Public attendance and testimony are welcome (note: this will be the first opportunity for the public to comment on this application).

3) Attend and speak at the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) public hearing
When: Tuesday, March 6, 2012**
Where: 1 Centre Street, 9th Floor, public hearing room

**Please check the Commission’s agenda the Friday afternoon before the public hearing to see the approximate time that this application is scheduled to be heard.** 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).

4) Email the Community Board or the Landmarks Preservation Commission
If you cannot attend the public hearings 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 dates indicated above.

 

DESIGNATION REPORT CLIP:

Greenwich Village Historic District Designation Report, published by the LPC in 1969.