CB2 hearing: 09/20/2021 – see below to register for the Zoom meeting. To submit written testimony of any length in advance of the hearing, click HERE.
LPC hearing: TBD – see below for instructions on participating in the virtual public hearing. To submit written testimony of any length in advance of the hearing, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12:00 noon on the Monday before the hearing. Click HERE for suggested guidelines for testimony from Village Preservation.
Greenwich Village Historic District
At the Corner of Greenwich Avenue and West 13th Street
—- APPLICATION INFORMATION —-
1) From the CB2 agenda: Application is to 1) paint the existing brick areas of the 1stfloor façade along W. 13th St. to be contiguous with the existing painted storefront, 2) install exterior sconces at the W. 13th St. façade, the corner facing north, and along Greenwich Ave., and 3) install three soft-canvas retractable awnings over the building façade (where there are no windows) along the W. 13th St. façade.
2) View the application: Available in PDF.
3) View the video: A curated list of LPC videos of these presentations from March 2014 onward can be found on our YouTube page. Please note that the LPC posts these videos about a week after the presentation. Videos include the applicant’s presentation, public testimony (for hearings only), and deliberation by the LPC commissioners.
4) LPC designation report: Available in PDF; page 181.
5) Receive updates by email: Please click here if you would like Village Preservation to email you when there are updates to the status of this application.
—- HEARING TIMES & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT —-
1) Community Board 2 public hearing:
September 20, 2021 at 6:30pm via Zoom
Please register at the following link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0LuIdbQ7RJGZNwgpIErjEg
As this information is subject to change, please visit the community board’s website for the latest available agenda. This application is scheduled to be shown publicly for the first time at CB2’s Landmarks & Public Aesthetics Committee public hearing. Public attendance via webinar and comments are welcome (note: this will be the first opportunity for the public to comment on this application). There is no time limit per se for testimony unless there are a number of people who are in attendance. To submit written testimony of any length in advance of the hearing, click HERE.
2) Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) public hearing:
Date and time TBD
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On the Friday afternoon before the hearing, the LPC schedule for the hearing date with approximate hearing time will be posted on the LPC’s website. Note that items can sometimes be postponed (laid over) to a future date. Public attendance and testimony are welcome. This will most likely be the last opportunity for public comment on this application. Following the hearing, the Commission will officially vote to approve or deny the application, or ask that the applicant return at a later date with revisions.
—- STATUS OF THIS APPLICATION —-
This section provides updates if there are changes to the hearing dates listed above, which includes instances when an application has been laid over (aka postponed). If applicable, LPC public meeting dates for this application will also be tracked here. Please note that public testimony is taken at public hearings, but not at public meetings.
CB2 Manhattan resolution recommends:
A. Approval of the awnings above all windows and denial of awnings over sections of the 13th Street
facade where there are no windows; and
B. That the teal color be reconsidered in favor of a lighter color of more historic reference; and
C. Denial of the painting of the brick wall on 13th Street and that it be restored where necessary; and
D. Denial of the sconces as excessive and without historic precedent.
Vote: Unanimous, with 42 Board members in favor.
Please note: All LPC public hearings and public meetings are held at the Municipal Building, 1 Centre Street, 9th floor north, public hearing room (unless otherwise noted).
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