CB2 hearing: 09/14/2021

LPC hearing: 11/23/2021 

LPC meeting: TBD – see below for instructions on participating in the virtual public meeting. To submit written testimony of any length in advance of the meeting, send it to testimony@lpc.nyc.gov by 12:00 noon on the Monday before the meeting. Click HERE for suggested guidelines for testimony from Village Preservation. Please note that you may only submit written testimony for public meetings.

Weehawken Street Historic District
At the Corner of West Street and 10th Street


1) From the CB2 agenda: Application is to construct a rooftop addition to relocate the Floor Area Ratio from the 1st floor (which is below flood level), for flood code compliance.

2) View the application: 11/23 Available in PDF; 9/14 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 58.

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.


1) Community Board 2 public hearing:
September 14, 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) virtual public hearing:
November 23, 2021 at 9:30am via Zoom
Registration information to come: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/lpc/hearings/hearings.page

  • For instructions on how to participate in virtual LPC public hearings and meetings, click HERE and click HERE for the video tutorial.
  • Sign up to speak HERE
  • The Livestream of the hearing will be on YouTube and is available HERE
  • Join the meeting on Zoom to testify when the item is announced HERE. (There is a three-minute time limit for testimony).
  • To submit written testimony of any length in advance of the hearing, send it to testimony@lpc.nyc.gov by 12:00 noon on the Monday before the hearing.

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. The LPC recommends that you start watching the meeting via YouTube 60 minutes prior in the event of schedule changes. 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.


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.

9/14/2021 – CB2 Manhattan resolution recommends:
A. Approval of the general restoration of the facade provided that the doorways created for fire escape exits on the west facade be restored to the original window configuration and that the first floor infill is more substantial and with historical reference; and
B. Denial of aluminum frame windows and infill and that they be replaced with wooden windows of historical design and that the curved windows designs be properly reproduced; and
C. Denial of the steel and glass design of the rooftop addition and that it be of a more modest, less visible height and of a design that is harmonious with the background of the surrounding buildings.
D. That the revisions in the designs together with photographs of a mockup of a new rooftop addition be presented to the committee prior to a hearing before the Landmarks Commission.
Vote: Unanimous, with 42 Board members in favor.

11/23/2021 – No action ruling at LPC public hearing.

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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