West 8th Street between Sixth Avenue and MacDougal Street
Greenwich Village Historic District

LPC Designation Report: Available in PDF.

Application is to demolish the existing building and construct a new building.

PDF presentation links:
Community Board Presentation of 5/20/2024
LPC Presentation (pending–typically posted on the Thursday prior to the hearing date)

UPCOMING HEARING/MEETING(S):

LPC Public Hearing – June 4th, 2024 – time TBA
(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.

PAST HEARING/MEETING DATES and DECISIONS

Community Board 2 Meeting – May 20th, 2024
CB Resolution Recommends:
A. Approval of the demolition of the existing non-contributing building; and
B. Approval of the ground floor, apart from the bulkhead, provided that any additional signage be reviewed by the Landmarks Commission staff or at a CB2 public hearing; and
C. Denial of the 8” bulkhead and recommends that it be higher in keeping with the usual historic proportion; and
D. Denial of the modern style brick and recommends that brick of a more historic proportion be used; and
E. Approval, apart from the size of the brick, of the design of the upper façade, the windows; the penthouse, and the rear façade.


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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