ENB - REGION 2 NOTICES

Completed Applications
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Negative Declaration

New York County - The NYC Board of Standards and Appeals, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed 785 Washington Street will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves an application for BSA variance, pursuant to Z.R. 72-21, to permit, in a C8-4 zoning district, the proposed conversion of an existing two-story unoccupied commercial building, into a residential dwelling, with a minor rooftop addition. For Proposed Type 1 Negative Declaration, the applicant submitted the description of the proposed work along with the drawings to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) for its evaluation and approval. On February 7, 2003, the LPC issued the Certificate of Appropriateness. The proposed work, as approved, consists of the addition of a third story erected flush with the plane of the primary elevation; reconstruction of the facade in a patterned, red brick, similar to the existing; the installation of multi-light metal casement, ribbon windows; the installation of a corrugated, translucent fiberglass-on-steel marquee; the installation of a simple, painted metal door with two operable leaves; and the creation of a masonry opening in the rear, side wall. (The project does not involve site grading, excavation or building construction.) The project is located at 785 Washington Street, New York.

Contact: Rory Levy, CEQR Examiner, Board of Standards and Appeals, 40 Rector Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10006-1705, phone: (212) 513-4677, fax: (212) 513-4690, e-mail: rlevy@dcas.nyc.gov


New York County - The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Octagon Apartments Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the rehabilitation of the historic Octagon building on Roosevelt Island, the construction of up to 500 residential units, the rehabilitation of an existing tot lot and picnic area, the construction of a parking facility for up to 280 automobiles, and the reconstruction of 6 existing tennis courts. The project is located at Roosevelt Island, New York.

Contact: Vincent Kopicki, Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation, 591 Main Street, Roosevelt Island, New York 10044, phone: (212) 832-4540.