20 East 76th Street
20 East 76th Street is a neo-Classical style apartment building designed by Schwartz & Gross and built in 1925-26. Application is to modify openings, replace an entrance canopy, replace windows and doors, and alter the rooftop addition.
7 East 81st Street
A four-story rowhouse designed by Griffith Thomas and built in 1878-79. Application is to construct a rooftop addition and excavate the rear yard.
829 Madison Avenue
829 Madison Avenue is an altered Queen Anne style residence designed by Charles Buek & Company constructed in 1885-86. Application is for modifications to the façade, install storefront infill, and replace roofing.
21 East 90th Street
An Art Deco style apartment building with Medieval elements designed by George F. Pelham and built in 1927. Application is to alter the penthouse.
BREAKING NEWS! Owner of Treadwell Farm’s Neglected Building Withdraws LPC Application
In an unexpected turn of events, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has decided to allow the applicant of 210 East 62nd Street to withdraw its application scheduled for tomorrow's public hearing.
Advocacy Alert: 210 East 62nd Street! Your voice needed at LPC this Tuesday
Next Tuesday, April 26th, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will review the latest plans for 210 East 62nd Street located in the Treadwell Farm Historic District in a public hearing. The rowhouse dates to 1870 with 20th-century alterations, and has been the subject of a contentious renovation project since plans
Preservation Alert: 21 East 65th Street demolished due to emergency order
In mid-December 2021 FRIENDS learned the disturbing news that the upper stories of 21 East 65th Street, a historic building located in the Upper East Side Historic District, were being demolished due to the appearance of an 8-inch-wide crack in floors 3-5 of its front facade. The Department of Buildings
IN THE NEWS: Developer Zoning Fraud
The issue of zoning fraud, heightened by the Buildings Department’s broken self-certification program, was highlighted today in an opinion piece published today in Gotham Gazette, by Diana Florence, the former head of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Construction Fraud Task Force.
East Side Extra: Introducing the Rhinelanders
As the Third and Second Avenue elevated trains rumbled their way uptown to Yorkville in the early 1880s, passengers would have seen streets around them that were unevenly lined with new tenement construction, in addition to a lot of empty lots. The Panic of 1879 had interrupted new development in
A (Virtual) Sunday Stroll with Michael Kimmelman & Andrew Dolkart
In case you missed it, here's the link to a terrific New York Times article that appeared this past week featuring FRIENDS advisory board member Andrew Dolkart. It's a virtual walking tour of Museum Mile, part of the Metropolitan Museum Historic District, and the second in a series of strolls