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34 East 68th Street

Building Name

34 East 68th Street

Architect

R.W. Buckley

Year(s) Built

1879

Application Description

Reconstruction of façade

Designation

Upper East Side Historic District

34 East 68th Street
Project Information:

A neo-Grec style rowhouse designed by R.W. Buckley and built in 1879. Application is to reconstruct the facade.

CB8 Hearing: 05/19/14 (Approved)
LPC Hearing: 05/20/14 (Approved with modifications); 09/16/14 (Approved with amendments)

FRIENDS Testimony:

As we previously testified before the Commission, the Preservation Committee at FRIENDS was torn over the material choice for the initial proposal. As such, we were delighted to have the opportunity to review a new solution for 34 East 68th Street. We found the applicant’s innovative use of terracotta to address the rapidly delaminating brownstone not only appropriate but supremely interesting.FRIENDS supports this application, and commends the applicant for their initiative. We look forward to following the progress of this project as it continues.

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