East Village / Lower East Side Historic District
East Fifth Street between Cooper Square and Second Avenue

LPC designation report: Available in PDF.

Application is to construct a rooftop addition at the backhouse.

PDF Presentation links:


LPC Public Hearing – June 25th, 2024
(Times are published the Friday before the hearing; sign up to receive notifications for this project.)

  • To register to speak virtually (via Zoom) or in person, click HERE. There is a three-minute time limit per person for spoken testimony.
  • To submit written testimony of any length, email it to testimony@lpc.nyc.gov by 12:00 noon on the Monday before the hearing. Click HERE for suggested testimony guidelines from Village Preservation.
  • Members of the public have the option to attend the hybrid hearing virtually or in person. LPC hearings are held at 1 Centre Street, 9th floor. To watch the hearing livestream on YouTube, click HERE. LPC recommends that you start watching approx. one hour prior to the posted time, in case of schedule changes. If you are planning to testify, you will need to join on Zoom when the item is announced, via the link found on this site: https://www.nyc.gov/site/lpc/hearings/hearings.page

NOTE: Public attendance and testimony are welcome, and a public hearing/meeting is often the last opportunity for public comment. 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.

**All information and timings are subject to change. Items can sometimes be postponed (laid over) for a future date. Check back here or sign up to receive notifications for this project.


Community Board 3 Meeting – December 7th, 2023
CB resolution recommended:
Approval of the Certificate of Appropriateness application to modify the rear building as described above.

LPC Hearing – June 13, 2023

LPC Hearing – May 9, 2023

Community Board 3 Meeting – April 12, 2023
CB resolution recommended:

Please note: At this time, all LPC public hearings and meetings are hybrid. Members of the public may participate in-person at the Municipal Building (1 Centre Street, 9th Floor Public Hearing Room), or virtually via Zoom and YouTube. For a video tutorial on how to participate virtually, click HERE.

View the video after a LPC hearing concludes: Videos of past LPC Hearings and Meetings can be found on their YouTube page. 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.

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