Last week, LW! reported on the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s (LPC) public hearing to consider both restoration work and a new addition at the iconic Tavern on the Green building, in Central Park.  

Following our post, we received from the project architects a copy of the final project rendering (see below; turns out the image sourced from was an early massing study).  

The project was approved by the LPC.  According to Dept. of Parks & Recreation staff who’ve presented at various public meetings and forums on this issue, the LPC-approved restoration work and glass pavilion are expected to be completed by mid-2013.

Rendering of final design for glass addition proposed (and approved)
for the Tavern on the Green building.
Photo: Swanke Hayden Connell Architects

Close-up view of area enclosed in yellow box, above.
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