Proposals to construct a new public library in DUMBO, Brooklyn have received preliminary approvals from the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). Known as the Adams Street Library, the new property will be the first new branch to debut under the Brooklyn Public Library network.
New York Landmark Preservation Commission
The Landmarks Preservation Commission is now considering proposals to renovate the façade of a 19th century townhouse in the Central Park West Historic District of the Upper West Side. The property is located at 55 West 86th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue, and was originally constructed in 1889.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is currently reviewing proposals to construct a five-story office building at 72 Grand Street in the Soho Cast Iron Historic District of Manhattan. The site currently sits vacant with frontage along both Grand and Wooster Streets. If approved, the new building will top out at nearly 88 feet including all required mechanicals.
Renderings submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission by RSLN Architecture reveal a three-story residential expansion at 631 Vanderbilt Avenue in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. In its existing condition, the property site is occupied by a single-story commercial structure that currently sits vacant.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission is reviewing applications from Steven Harris Architects to renovate a previously subdivided two-family townhouse into a single-family home at 65 Horatio Street in the West Village. In addition to unifying the townhouse, renderings from the architect reveal a penthouse addition.