12 East 78th Street

Building Name

12 East 78th Street

Year(s) Built



Metropolitan Museum Historic District

12 East 78th Street
Project Information:

A neo-Italian Renaissance style row house built in 1886-87. Application is to legalize painting the facade in non-compliance with Certificate of No Effect 11-0771.

CB8 Hearing: 9/10/12 (Approved)
LPC Hearing: 10/2/12 (Approved)

FRIENDS Testimony:

FRIENDS’ Preservation Committee maintains great concern over illegal alterations, however insignificant the changes may be. Nevertheless, the FRIENDS Preservation Committee finds the unauthorized painting scheme to be an improvement and supports its legalization.