140 East 63rd Street

Building Name

Barbizon Hotel for Women


Murgatroyd & Ogden

Year(s) Built



Individual Landmark

140 East 63rd street
Project Information:

An Italian Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance ornament style building originally designed by Murgatroyd & Ogden and constructed in 1927-28. Application is to replace the existing glass door with sidelight, block wall and overhead molding with new storefront glazing infill to match existing ground floor storefront, and new molding and curb to match existing conditions.

CB8 Hearing: 3/18/19 (Approved)

LPC Hearing: 3/26/19 (Approved)

FRIENDS' Testimony:

FRIENDS of the Upper East Side is pleased that this unfortunate cinder block and utilitarian door condition are being corrected on the Lexington Avenue fa├žade of the iconic Barbizon Hotel. We support the proposed window and approve of this application.

LPC Hearing: