50 East 77th Street

Building Name

50 East 77th Street


Sylvan Bien

Year(s) Built



Individual Landmark

Project Information:

An Art Deco style hotel with a separate apartment wing designed by Sylvan Bien and built in 1929-30. Application is to establish a master plan governing window replacement in the apartment wing.

CB8 Hearing: 06/20/12 (Disapproved)
LPC Hearing: 08/14/12 (Approved)

FRIENDS' Testimony:

The proposed addition and stairways are not visible from the public way, are modestly designed, and will greatly improve the Browning School’s interior layout. The Preservation Committee at FRIENDS therefore finds this proposal to be appropriate and recommends approval.