The City of New York
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING PRESERVATION
Office of Housing Operations
Division of Architecture,
Construction and Engineering
Bureau of Design and Review
Director of Operations, division of
Planning and Pipeline Development
||Piotr Grebski, P.E., Director, BDR/DACE
Museum of African Art- Residential
Portion, 2280 Fifth Avenue, MN
Drawings for the above referenced
project were received on April 2, 2006. The submission was reviewed for
compliance with the zoning resolution, the Milbank-Frawley Circle East
Urban Renewal Plan and HPD's design guidelines for new constructiion.
This project is heereby receiving
schematic design approval.
Zoning calculations appear to
Most dwelling units meet or
exceed HPD's design guidelines for new construction.
The following item must
be revised prior to the design development phase. Please refer to BDR/DACE;s
memo issued 02/14/2006 for details:
Unit H, 4th floor plan. "All
units must have a linen closet (at least 1'-5" deep and 2'-0" wide) and
a coat closeet (at least 2'-0" deep and 3'-0" wide), separate from bedroom
storage." This guideline cannot be waived (provision of sorage and gross
square footage are unrelated items). Unit H is lacking a linen closetg
and must be corrected.
No further submissions
are required. Confirmatikon that the above mentioned design change has
been implemented would be appreciated.
cc: I. Balton, C. Curry,
J. James Hernandez, A. Goldberg, File
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