Landmarks Applications

Certificate of Appropriateness

Landmarks Applications: Certificate of Appropriateness

appropriate [uh-proh-pree-it] suitable or fitting for a particular purpose …but I thought that was a landmark?!? Have you ever wondered how neighbors in landmark buildings can add rooftop additions?  Rear yard extensions?  Alter stoops?  Even the staunchest of preservationists knows that in vibrant communities, changes in the built environment are inevitable. Although landmarks are protected, they are not frozen in time. They depend on our constant stewardship for appropriate maintenance and change. When owners of landmark buildings wish to make changes, they need to apply to the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission for what’s called a Certificate of Appropriateness (C of A). LW’s C of A Committee works with building owners and their architects to advise on design and protect the integrity of our constantly evolving neighborhood.

Current C of A Items

Filed applications within our district waiting to be presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission:

137 Riverside Drive

Building address and name:  137 Riverside Drive
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Riverside-West End Historic District
Original Architect: Charles E. Birge
Original Date of Construction:  1906-07
LPC Application: Application is to install a barrier-free access lift
LPC hearing date: March 14, 2017

Presentation Materials

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80 Riverside Drive

Building address and name:  80 Riverside Drive
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Riverside Drive – West 80th-81st Street Historic District
Original Architect: Maurice Deutsch
Original Date of Construction:  1926-27
LPC Application: Application is to install rooftop mechanical  equipment and screening
LPC hearing date: March 14, 2017

Presentation Materials will be posted by Friday

Read LW! Testimony will be posted once written

 

275 Central Park West

Building address and name:  275 Central Park West
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District
Original Architect: Emery Roth
Original Date of Construction:  1930-31
LPC Application: Application is to enlarge a rooftop bulkhead
LPC hearing date: March 14, 2017

Presentation Materials 

Read LW! Testimony will be posted once written

 

91 Central Park West

Building address and name:  91 Central Park West
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District
Original Architect: Schwartz & Gross
Original Date of Construction:  1928-29
LPC Application: Application is to alter windows
LPC hearing date: March 14, 2017

Presentation Materials 

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225 West End Avenue

Building address and name:  225 West End Avenue
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status: West End-Collegiate Historic District Extension
Original Architect: William H. Birkmire
Original Date of Construction:  1903
LPC Application: Application is to alter the areaway and install a barrier-free access lift, signage and lighting
LPC hearing date: March 14, 2017

Presentation Materials & Detail Sheets 1,

Read LW! Testimony will be posted once written

 

235 West 75th Street

Building address and name:  235 West 75th Street
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status: West End-Collegiate Historic District Extension
Original Architect: Clinton & Russell
Original Date of Construction:  1900-01
LPC Application: Application is to construct a barrier-free access ramp
LPC hearing date: March 14, 2017

Presentation Materials 

Read LW! Testimony will be posted once written

 

168-170 West 79th Street

79th-street_rssBuilding address and name:  168-170 West 79th Street
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District
Original Architect: Thom & Wilson
Original Date of Construction:  1890
LPC Application: Application is to alter the rooftop bulkheads, construct a rooftop playground, and install mechanical equipment.
LPC hearing date: January 10, 2017

Presentation Materials

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39 West 67th Street

39-west-67th-street_2Building address and name:  39 West 67th Street
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District
Original Architect: Pollard and Steinam
Original Date of Construction:  1906-07
LPC Application: Application is to establish a master plan governing the future installation of windows.
LPC hearing date: January 10, 2017

Presentation Materials

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51 West 81st Street

51w81Building address and name:  51 West 81st Street
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District
Original Architect:  Frederick C. Browne
Original Date of Construction:  1903-1905
LPC Application: Application is to establish a master plan governing the future installation of windows.
LPC hearing date:  December 13, 2016  LAID OVER

Presentation Materials  

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310 West End Avenue

36748690Building address and name:  310 West End Avenue
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  West End – Collegiate Historic District
Original Architect:  Emery Roth
Original Date of Construction:  1924-25
LPC Application: Application is to alter windows and install louvers.
LPC hearing date:  December 13, 2016 LAID OVER

Presentation Materials  

221 West 79th Street

212w79Building address and name:  221 West 79th Street
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District
Original Architect:  Clarence True; Two-Story Extension by S. Walter Katz
Original Date of Construction:  1895-96; modified in 1953
LPC hearing date:  October 11, 2016 TBD

Presentation Materials 

Existing Condition: Photo

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38 West 76th Street

IMG_2731_STAIRBuilding address and name:  38 West 76th Street
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District
Original Architect:  Gilbert A. Schellenger
Original Date of Construction:  1891
LPC hearing date:  September 13, 2016; No Action

Presentation Materials

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On Hold, Recently Covered at Staff Level or Withdrawn

 

16 West 76th Street

16w76Building address and name:  16 West 76th Street
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District
Original Architect: Cleverdon & Putzel
Original Date of Construction:  1899-1900
LPC hearing date:  November 1, 2016 TBD

Presentation Materials  Will be posted when available

32 West 75th Street


32 West 75th Street USEBuilding address and name:
  32 West 75th Street
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District
Original Architect:  George H. Budlong
Original Date of Construction:  1889-90
LPC Appliation:  Construct rooftop and rear yard additions and alter the facade
LPC hearing date:  June 21st, 2016

Presentation Materials

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252 West 71st Street

Building address and name:  252 West 71st Street
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  West End Collegiate Historic District Extension
Original Architect:  Thom & Wilson
Original Date of Construction:  1892
LPC Application:  Construct rooftop and rear yard additions and alter fenestration
LPC hearing date:  June 21, 2016

Presentation Materials

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230 West 103rd Street aka Hotel Marseilles

Building address and name:  230 West 103rd Street aka Hotel Marseilles
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Individual Landmark
Original Architect:  Henry Allen Jacobs
Original Date of Construction:  1902-05
LPC Application: Replace windows
LPC hearing date:  May 03, 2016

Presentation Materials

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473 West End Avenue

Building address and name:  473 West End Avenue
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Riverside West End Historic District Extension I
Original Architect:  Gaetan Ajello
Original Date of Construction:  1923-24
LPC Application: Install a rooftop bulkhead with canopy
LPC hearing date:  May 3, 2016

Presentation Materials

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326 West 77th Street

326 w 77Building address and name:  326 West 77th Street
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  West End Collegiate Historic District
Original Architect:  Charles T. Mott
Original Date of Construction:  1891-92
LPC Application: Install a stoop, alter the areaway, construct rooftop and rear additions, and excavate the rear yard
LPC hearing date:  April 5, 2016

Presentation Materials

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277 West End Avenue

277 West End Ave (@73) A_SMBuilding address and name:   277 West End Avenue
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  West End-Collegiate Historic District Extension
Original Architect:  George & Edward Blum
Original Date of Construction:  1925-26
LPC hearing date:  April 5, 2016

Presentation Materials will be posted when available.

322 Central Park West

322 Central Park WestBuilding address and name:   322 Central Park West
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District
Original Architect:  George and Edward Blum
Original Date of Construction:  1926
LPC Application: Install planting beds in the areaway
LPC hearing date:  April 5, 2016

Presentation Materials – not currently available

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Past C of A Items ~ 2017

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151 Central Park West - The Kenilworth

Building address and name:  151 Central Park West – The Kenilworth
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Central Park West – West 76th Street Historic District
Original Architect:  Townsend, Steinle & Haskell
Original Date of Construction:  1906-08
LPC hearing date:  March 7, 2017, APPROVED

Presentation Materials

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36 West 94th Street

Building address and name:  36 West 94th Street
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District
Original Architect:  Increase M. Grenell
Original Date of Construction:  1888
LPC hearing date:  March 7, 2017, APPROVED

Presentation Materials

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225 West 86th Street - The Belnord Apartments

Building address and name:  225 West 86th Street – The Belnord Apartments
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Individual Landmark
Original Architect:  H. Hobart Weekes
Original Date of Construction:  1908-09
LPC hearing date:  February 21, 2017, Approved with Modifications

Presentation Materials

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351 Amsterdam Avenue

351-amsterdam_cutBuilding address and name:  351 Amsterdam Avenue
Building’s Historic District and or Individual Landmark Status:  Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District
Original Architect: Gilbert A. Schellenger
Original Date of Construction:  1895
LPC Application: Application is to legalize the installation of storefront infill installed in non-compliance with Landmarks Preservation Commission permit(s).
LPC hearing date: January 10, 2017; DENIED

Original LPC Approval Set

Presentation Drawing

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C of A Archive:

Join our C of A Committee

Does the thought of shaping changes in our neighborhood interest you?  LW’s C of A Committee members are key players in shaping the Upper West Side’s future.  We welcome architects, designers, historians, attorneys, real estate professionals and anyone interested in volunteering skills and expertise in the pursuit of stewardship of our neighborhood.  The Committee typically meets monthly to review all applications for changes to landmark sites within Community District 7 scheduled to be heard at the Landmarks Preservation Commission, Art Commission and other public forums. Email Sean Khorsandi seankhorsandi@landmarkwest.org, or call (212) 496-8110 for further details.

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