Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, New York City




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*PUBLIC HEARINGS are noted with asterisks. MEETINGS AT THE COMMUNITY BOARD OFFICE ARE AT 3 WASHINGTON SQUARE VILLAGE, AT THE BOARD OFFICE CONFERENCE ROOM ADJACENT TO SUITE 1A. Calendar is subject to change, so we suggest that individuals visit our website [] regularly for updates.   At all meetings, additional items may be raised as "New Business."

Wed., 9/6 @ 6:30 PM- Judson Church, Assembly Hall, 239 Thompson St.
  1. Update from the New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation on the progress of the LGBT Memorial work planned for the Hudson River Park.
  2. *Presentation of the Public Art Fund's city-wide exhibition, Ai Weiwei's Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, including the plans to erect one of the installations at the Washington Square Arch in Washington Square Park.

Shirley Secunda, Chair
Thurs., 9/7 @ 6:30 PM- St. Anthony of Padua Church, 151-155 Sullivan St., Lower Hall
  1. * Presentation on alternatives to mixing zones at intersections, including split phase.
  2. * Request for No Standing Anytime and striping in the current two-car No Parking Anytime space on the s.w. corner of Greenwich St. at Bank St.

Joseph Gallagher, Chair
Mon., 9/11 @ 6:30 PM- Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson St. 3rd Floor (Photo ID required)

1.* New App. to Department of Consumer Affairs for Newsstand at:

  • SWC 6th Ave. & Waverly Pl., in front of 375 6th Ave. (11415-2017-ANWS)
2.* Street Activities Applications:
  • 9/23/17 - The Peter Cooper Block Party, Cooper Square between East 7th St. and St. Marks Place.
  • 9/23/17 – Village Alliance District Management Association – Astor Alive, Astor Place Plaza
  • 9/29/17 – The Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Community Center: Red Party, W. 13th St. between 7th Ave. and Greenwich Ave.
  • 10/7/17 – Ear Inn 200th Anniversary, Spring St. between Greenwich St. and Washington St.
    10/22/17 – Spiritual Assembly of the Bahais of the City of NY – 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Bahaullah, East 11 St. between Broadway and University Place. (withdrawn)
**Please contact the Board office if you have an issue with these applications.

Chenault Spence, Chair
Mon., 9/11 @ 6:30 PM- Grace Church School (Tuttle Hall), 86 Fourth Ave.
  1. *17 King St. - Application is to renovate the exterior, installation a full-width, 12-ft. addition in the rear to the basement, 1st, and 2nd floors with a roof terrace above the 2nd floor; demolition of roof dormer to be rebuilt the same size as adjacent dormer, reconfiguration of existing rear dormer, and modification to front dormer. (laid over)
  2. *301 Canal St. & 419-421 Broadway – Application is to demolish the existing buildings and construct a new office building on both lots with ground floor retail use.
  3. *423 Broadway – Application is to alter existing rear extension and rear dormers, alter existing fire escape, and restoration of the façade including recreation of historic storefront.
  4. *423 Broadway – Application is to request that LPC issue a report to the City Planning Commission in connection with a Section 74-711 application that will allow for bulk and use waivers for the new building and the landmark building.
  5. *51 Macdougal St. - Application is to enlarge the 1st and 2nd floor a the Houston St. frontage, and install a penthouse addition at the rooftop.

Robert Ely, Chair
Tues., 9/12 @ 6:30 PM – Sheen Center, Loreto Theatre, 18 Bleecker Street (Use Elizabeth St. entrance.)

1a.*    Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA)  for Corporate Change Application to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:
  • YN Winebar, LLC, d/b/a N/A, 227 Mott St. 10012 (OP – Pub/Tavern)
  • Brothers Harvey LLC, d/b/a Reservoir, 70 University Place 10003 (OP – Bar/Tavern)
1b.*    Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):
  • Sugar Beets, Inc., d/b/a Maman, 237-239 Centre St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant/Bakery Café)(adding adjacent storefront and sidewalk café to existing license)(withdrawn-will resubmit)
1c.*    Apps. to the SLA for New License for Restaurant Wine (RW) or Tavern Wine (TW):
  • KLK Chinese Restaurant, Inc., d/b/a Red Egg, 202 Centre St. 10013 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Dobra Café Sotto, Inc., d/b/a Despana Fine Foods & Tapas Café, 408 Broome St. 10013 (RW – Café) (laid over)
  • Super Dry Clean Inc., d/b/a Super Dry Clean Wine Bar, 384 Broome 10013 (RW – Café with Outdoor Patio/Deck and Recorded Music)
1d.*    Apps. to the SLA for New License for Full Liquor On-Premise (OP):
  • Entity to be formed by Gerard Doyle, d/b/a The Home Place, 228 Thompson St. 10012 (OP - Tavern) (withdrawn – will resubmit)
  • Great Jones Distillers, LLC, d/b/a Great Jones Distiller, 686 Broadway 10012 (OP – Restaurant) (Live Music & DJs for private events only) (withdrawn)
  • Soho Hummus, LLC, d/b/a Nish Nush, 19 Cleveland Pl. 10012 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Liquor Laboratory Inc., d/b/a Liquor Lab, 474 Broadway (2nd Fl) 10013 (OP – Bar/Tavern)
  • An not-for-profit entity to be formed by Scott Sartiano, d/b/a Zero Bond, 0 Bond St. aka 670 Broadway, 4th, 5th, & 6th Floor, 10012 (OP – Private Members Club, 4Am Closing, 500 person occupancy)
FYI - Mulberry Street Mall/San Gennaro:
  • The Grey Dog Mulberry, Inc., d/b/a Grey Dog, 244 Mulberry St. 10012 (RW – Restaurant)
  • 174 Grand Street Corp., d/b/a O’Nieal’s Grand St, 174 Grand St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Ferrara Foods & Confections, Inc., d/b/a Ferrara’s, 195 Grand St. 10013 (OP – Restaurant)
  • Rubirosa Pizza & Ristorante, LLC, d/b/a Rubirosa, 235 Mulberry St. 10012 (OP – Restaurant)
  • L and L NY 5 Inc., d/b/a Miss Paradis, 47 Prince St. 10012 (RW – Restaurant)
FYI Renewals: Sugar Factory, 835 Washington St. (OP); Serenity, 353 West St. Pier 40 (OP); NoHo Star, 54 Bleecker St. (OP); Parm, 248 Mulberry St. (OP); 11th Street Café, 327 W. 11th St. (RW); Jack’s Stir Brew Coffee, 138 W. 10th St. (OP); New York Manhattan/ Soho Courtyard  By Marriott, 181 Varick St. (RW); Mile End Sandwich, LLC, 53 Bond St. (RW); Bubby’s High Line, 817 Washington St. (OP); II Piccolo Bufalo, 141 Mulberry St. (OP); Tacombi, 255 Bleecker St. (RW); Luxor Lounge, 118 MacDougal St. (OP); Petite Abeille, 466 Hudson St. (RW); IL Cantinori, 32 E. 10th St. (OP); Bills Bar & Burger, 22 9th Ave. (OP); Le Pain Quotidien, 550 Hudson St. (RW); Soho Cigar Bar, 32 Watts St. (OP); Sant Ambroeus, 259 W. 4th St. (OP); Sakura Sushi & Thai Cuisine, 273 Mott St. (RW); My Little Secret Rest, 149 Mulberry St. (OP); Lucky Strike, 59 Grand St. (OP); Oficina Latina, 24 Prince St. (OP); Dante, 79-81 MacDougal St. North store and 83-85 MacDougal St., South Store (OP); Quan Sushi Japanese Restaurant, 375 Broome St. (RW); Think Coffee, 1 Bleecker St. (RW); Soho Sushi, 231 Sullivan St. (RW); Blue Ribbon Sushi, 119 Sullivan St. (RW); Song E. Napule, 146 W. Houston St. Store B (RE); Rintintin, 14 Spring St. (OP); Bleecker Street Bar, 58 Bleecker St. (OP); Surya Indian Restaurant, 154 Bleecker St. (OP); Sotto 13, 146 W. 13th St. (OP); Hometown Hotpot & BBQ, 194 Grand St. (RW); Philip Marie, 569 Hudson St. (OP); Il Bambino, 48 W. 8th St. (RW); Gaetana’s 143 Christopher St. (OP); Creative Edge Parties Caterers, 666 Greenwich St. (OP); Da Gennaro, 129 Mulberry St. (OP); Onegin, 391 6th Ave. (OP); Trattoria Pesce Pasta, 262 Bleecker St. (RW); Do Hwa Restaurant, 53-55 Carmine St. (OP); WallFlower, 235 W. 12th St. (OP); Bar Pitti, 268 Ave. of the Americas (RW); Bar Six, 502 Ave. of the Americas (OP)

**Please contact the Board office if you have an issue with these applications or if you wish to request to have them placed on the agenda for this meeting.

LAND USE & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Anita Brandt, Co-Chair, Frederica Sigel, Co-Chairv
Wed., 9/13  @ 6:30 PM- Grace Church School (Tuttle Hall), 86 Fourth Ave.
  1. *2-4 Spring Street (south side between Bowery and Elizabeth Streets) BSA Cal No 2017-224-BZ is an application for a new special permit for a physical culture establishment for martial arts and exercise training called “Hit House” situated on the lower level floor, pursuant ZR 73-36.
  2. NYC Flood Text II update ( by Department of City Planning.
  3. *181 Mercer Street (between Houston and Bleecker Streets) NYU is to present changes to the design of their new building 181 Mercer Street.

Carter Booth, Chair
Thurs., 9/14 @ 6:30 PM – Elisabeth Irwin High School, (Auditorium), 40 Charlton St.

1a.*    Applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA)  for Corporate Change Application to existing Restaurant Wine (RW), Tavern Wine (TW) or Full Liquor On-Premise (OP) Licenses:
  • Hu Holdings, LLC, d/b/a Hu Kitchen, 78 5th Ave. 10011 (RW – Restaurant)
  • E2 185 Bleecker, LLC d/b/a By Chloe, 185 Bleecker Street 10012 (OP – Restaurant)
  • E2 Lafayette, LLC d/b/a By Chloe - 240 Lafayette Street 10012 (OP – Restaurant)
1b.*    Apps. to the SLA for Alteration to sell beer and wine (RW) or liquor on-premise (OP):
  • PAALI Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a Nisi, 298/300/302 Bleecker St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant) (laid over)
1c.*    Apps. to the SLA for New License for Restaurant Wine (RW) or Tavern Wine (TW):
  • KUT Operating Corp., d/b/a N/A, 301 Sixth Ave. 10014 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Embe Restaurant Corp., d/b/a 57 Osteria, 57 W. 10th St. 10011 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Asami Sushi, Inc., d/b/a N/A, 513 6th Ave. 10011 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Kuni’s Corporation, d/b/a Ikinari Steak, 205A Bleecker St. 10012 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Chick & Co, LLC, d/b/a Cocu, 26 Carmine St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Just Burger. LLC, d/b/a Burger 101, 270 Bleecker St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant)
  • Slice West Village Ltd., d/b/a Slice, The Perfect Food, 535 Hudson St. 10014 (RW – Restaurant) (Correction: Application is a RENEWAL.) (laid over to October)
1d.*    Apps. to the SLA for New License for Full Liquor On-Premise (OP):
  • Entity to be formed by Alessandro Borgonone, d/b/a TBD, 13 Barrow St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant) (withdrawn)
  • YS Pastry, LLC, d/b/a Patisserie Fouet, 15 E. 13th St. 10003 (OP – Restaurant)
  • 1 Perry, LLC, d/b/a Rosemary’s Pizza, 1 Perry St. aka 57 Greenwich Ave. 10014 (OP – Restaurant)(Will be removing brick walls along Perry St & Greenwich Ave and installing open operable storefront accordian doors along entire facade with future sidewalk café)
  • St. Tropeze Wine Bar, LLC, d/b/a St. Tropez Wine Bar, 302-304 W. 4th St. 10014 (OP – Restaurant)

Chenault Spence, Chair
Thurs., 9/14 @ 6:30 PM- Grace Church School (Tuttle Hall), 86 Fourth Ave.
  1. *337 Lafayette St. – Application is to install flagpoles (signage previously approved at staff level).
  2. *182-184 Waverly Pl. & 156-158 W. 10th St. Application is to add rooftop egress and mechanical bulkheads, add roof decks, add areaway fencing and gates, change rear window patterns, minor changes to an existing storefront including new trash enclosures, and a rear yard addition including minor excavation. (laid over)
  3. *181 Bleecker St. – Application is to partially reconstruct the façade and to replace windows due to structural issues with the existing façade.
  4. *59 Greenwich Ave. - Application is to restore front and rear façades to historic conditions, construct visible rooftop stair bulkhead, mechanical equipment/screening and guard railing, construct non-visible as-of-right rear addition at the cellar and first floor, modify rear façade at second floor to install minimally visible door and 6’ brick privacy wall around proposed terrace.
  5. *59 Greenwich Ave. - Application requesting that LPC issue a report to City Planning Commission in support of a special permit pursuant to Zoning Resolution Section 74-711 for modification of use and bulk regulations to allow Use Group 6 salon use on second story and retain existing rear window location for legal light/air.
  6. *180 Prince St. - Application is to correct a violation by demolishing an existing rear yard greenhouse, to install a green roof over a cellar kitchen with an ADA lift in the rear yard, replacement of rooftop HVAC equipment, and minor changes to the building’s rear façade.

Terri Cude, Chair  
Mon., 9/18 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village

Terri Cude, Chair  
Tues., 9/19 @ 6:30 PM- Scholastic Building, 557 Broadway, Auditorium

Cristy Dwyer, Chair  
Tues., 9/26 @ 6:30 PM- CB 2 Conference Room, 3 Washington Square Village
  1. Update by The Door on its Pier 45 Program.
  2. *Capital and Expense Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2019.

Tobi Bergman, Chair  
Thurs., 9/28 @ 6:30 PM- Village Community School, 272 W. 10th St., Auditorium
  1. Discussion of survey results.
  2. Review of draft framework for final working group report to be completed by end of year.

The Schools & Education Committee will not meet in September.

September 2017 Calendar