Carnegie Hill townhouse reconstruction approved

4-8 East 94th Street. Photo: Brett Reitter.

Applicant claimed that combining office building and residential townhouse would improve surrounding area. On August 20, 2009, the City Council approved a developer’s plan to combine two buildings on East 94th Street between Madison and Fifth Avenues into one 67-foot, six-story residential building within the Carnegie Hill Historic District. Originally built in the 1890s, developers converted 4 East 94th Street into a seven-story, 75-foot office building in 1963. … <Read More>

New facade for 1887 residential building

New cladding and windows approved for Carnegie Hill Historic District home. Landmarks approved an application by the owner of 132 East 92nd Street to permit facade alterations and to construct a new garbage enclosure within the areaway. The neo-Regency-style residence, located in the Carnegie Hill Historic District, was originally built in 1887 as two separate rowhouses with a Queen Anne facade, but was redesigned and combined into a single structure in 1937-1938 by architect William … <Read More>