Gansevoort Market Historic District
Hudson Street Between West 13th and West 14th Streets

LPC designation report: Available in PDF.

Application is to modify masonry openings, replace storefronts and repaint a portion of the ground floor, establish a master plan for the installation of painted signage, install marquees, replace storefront cornices, sills, and lintels, install rooftop mechanical equipment and enlarge bulkheads, and remove an interior floor.

PDF Presentation Links
LPC Presentation of 5/7/2024
LPC Presentation of 1/30/2024
LPC Presentation of 1/9/2024
LPC Presentation of 12/19/2023
Community Board Presentation of 11/9/2023; PDF of Part 1 and Part 2

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PAST HEARING/MEETING DATES and DECISIONS

LPC Public Meeting – May 7th, 2024
APPROVED WITH MODIFICATIONS – The storefront design on the 9th Avenue side retain two or three of its existing bays, and that the final rhythm of the plan be worked out with staff.

LPC Public Hearing – January 30th, 2024
NO ACTION – Commissioners generally felt that the application was too large, and if approved would be at odds with the building’s historic character and that of the district.

LPC Public Hearing – January 9th, 2024
LAID OVER

LPC Public Hearing – December 19, 2023
LAID OVER

Community Board 2 Meeting – November 9, 2023
CB resolution recommended:
A. Approval of the masonry restoration, windows above the ground floor, signage at the ground floor, reproduced cornice, mechanical equipment, and elevator bulkhead.
B. Denial of the modern steel ground floor windows, modern building entrance canopies and the removal of the historic piers to allow the enlargement of the west show windows.
C. Denial of the painted sign bands as they distract from the building’s historic appearance.
D. That if a modified version of the proposed sign bands is proposed that it come before CB2 for a public hearing.
Unanimous


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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