APPROVED with modifications 03/19/2019

CB2 hearing: 09/11/2017 – laid over
CB2 hearing: 10/12/2017
LPC hearing: 11/13/2018 – no action
LPC meeting: 03/19/2019

Charlton King Vandam Historic District
Between Varick Street and Sixth Avenue


1) From the CB2 agenda: Application is to renovate the interior & exterior; installation of a full-width, 12-ft 8-in. addition in the rear at the cellar, 1st, and 2nd floors with a roof terrace above the 2nd floor; demolition of rear roof dormer to be rebuilt the same size as adjacent dormer, extension to southwest chimney with 6 new small flues to replace existing flue; replacement, in kind, of existing roofing at south roof and replacement, in kind, of existing structure and roofing at north roof; installation of new skylight and mechanical roof vents at north roof.

2) View the application: 03/19/2019 Available in PDF; 11/13/2018 Available in PDF.

3) View CB2 Resolution: Available in PDF.

4) View the video: A curated list of LPC videos of these presentations from March 2014 onward can be found on our YouTube page. Click HERE to view the video from 11/13/2018. Click HERE to see the video from 03/19/2019. 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.

5) View LPC Decision: Available in PDF.

6) LPC designation report: Read this property’s architectural/historical description.

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03/19/2019: At today’s LPC public meeting, the revised application was approved with the modification that the rear roof dormer not be flush with the rear wall and set back.

11/13/2018: At today’s LPC public hearing, no action was taken on this application. The Commissioners felt that the rear addition as proposed was not appropriate and asked that the applicant return at a future public meeting with a revised proposal.