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26 East 80th Street

Building Name

26 East 80th Street

Architect

Charles Graham & Sons

Year(s) Built

1887-88

Designation

Metropolitan Museum Historic District

26 East 80th Street
Project Information:

A neo-Renaissance style rowhouse designed by Charles Graham & Sons and built in 1887-88. Application is to construct a rooftop bulkhead.

CB8 Hearing: 12/14/15 (Approved)
LPC Hearing: 1/5/16 (Approved)

FRIENDS' Testimony:

The applicant proposes a new rectangular bulkhead which is modest in scale, utilitarian in its structure, and visually unobtrusive from the public way. Although the bulkhead is visible as one moves east along 80th Street, its flat roof will aid in its ability to blend in with the rooftop surroundings, in contrast to the current angled bulkhead. At the front areaway, we commend the applicant’s decision to use bluestone pavers. For these reasons, the Preservation Committee finds this to be an acceptable intervention and supports this application.

Thank you.

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