Third Version of Additions to Buildings that Once Housed Artists’ Studios Approved

Revised application redesigned and lowered addition over historic facades, shifted bulk of new floor area to third, non-designated building. On May 15, 2018, Landmarks considered and approved additions to 827 and 831 Broadway, collectively designated an individual City landmark as the 827-831 Broadway Buildings. The Commission held a hearing on additions to the buildings on January 9, 2018, and considered a revised proposal on April 24, 2018. Landmarks voted to designate the buildings in … <Read More>

Commissioners Fail to Find Consensus on Revised Proposal for Addition to Individual Landmark

Proposed additions to recently designated buildings, known for housing artists of the Abstract Expressionist movement, reduced in visibility with modifications to design to better relate to existing building. On April 24, 2018, the Landmarks Preservation Commission considered a revised proposal to create a rooftop addition to the 827-831 Broadway Buildings, an individual City landmark designated in October of 2017. The buildings were designated partially for its architecture as proto-cast-iron commercial architecture, designed by Griffith … <Read More>