Full Board Meeting


Tuesday, December 2, 2014 6:30 PM
Fordham University
113 West 60th Street (Columbus Avenue)

Pre-Meetings

5:00 PM Preservation Committee
Jay Adolf and Gabrielle Palitz, Co-Chairpersons
361 Central Park West
(West 96th – 97th Street.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for adaptive re-use of the building for residential purposes, including exterior restoration, replacement of windows, and a rooftop addition.  Drawings will be available at www.nyc.gov/mcb7 on November 26.
6:15 PM Land Use Committee
Richard Asche and Page Cowley, Co-Chairpersons
1.    150 Amsterdam Avenue, Flywheel (West 66th – 67th Streets.) Application #216-14-BZ to the Board of Standards and Appeals for a special permit pursuant to ZR § 73-36 of the Zoning Resolution the legalization and continued operation of the Physical Culture Establishment located on portions of the first floor and cellar of the Premises.
2.    2465/ 2473 Broadway, d/b/a Equinox Fitness (West 91st – 92nd Streets.) Application #182+183-95-BZ to the Board and Standards Appeals by Equinox Fitness for the operation of a physical culture establishment in two existing adjacent commercial buildings.

6:30 PM Full Board Meeting, Elizabeth Caputo, Chair

Proposed Agenda Subject to Change

Approval of minutes from previous full board meeting

Chair's Report, Elizabeth Caputo

Community Session – We welcome all members of our community (residents, businesses, CBOs) who would like to speak on issues of interest to them.  Please limit remarks to one minute and, if possible, provide a written copy for the record.   

Manhattan Borough President's Report, Diana Howard
            
Reports by Legislators

Business Session
Land Use Committee
Richard Asche and Page Cowley, Co-Chairpersons
Resolutions Re:
1.    150 Amsterdam Avenue, Flywheel (West 66th – 67th Street.) Application #216-14-BZ to the Board of Standards and Appeals for a special permit pursuant to ZR § 73-36 of the Zoning Resolution for the legalization and continued operation of the Physical Culture Establishment located on portions of the first floor and cellar of the Premises.
2.    2465/ 2473 Broadway, d/b/a Equinox Fitness (West 91st – 92nd Street.) Application #182+183-95-BZ to the Board and Standards Appeals by Equinox Fitness for the operation of a physical culture establishment in two existing adjacent commercial buildings.

Preservation Committee
Jay Adolf and Gabrielle Palitz, Co-Chairpersons
Resolutions Re:
3.    361 Central Park West (West 96th – 97th Streets.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for adaptive re-use of the building for residential purposes, including exterior restoration, replacement of windows, and a rooftop addition. 
4.    53 West 71st Street (Columbus Avenue – Central Park West.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for window replacement.
5.    159-161 West 85th Street (Amsterdam Avenue.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for reconstruction of the front entry and areaway, adding a canopy over the entry, replacing windows and doors, and construction of a two-story addition on the rear yard extension.
6.    302 West 86th Street, Apt #4A (West End Avenue.) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for installation of an AC through wall unit.
7.    351 Riverside Drive, Schinasi Residence (West 107th Street) Application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for changes in fenestration and doors, modification of the east terrace, modifications of the north stair bay and marble steps, creation of a mechanical pit at the north yard, creation of a copper dormer at the parapet on the north elevation and extensive exterior restoration work.

Transportation Committee, Andrew Albert and Dan Zweig, Co-Chairpersons
Resolutions Re:
8.      Riverside Drive in the 93rd to 97th Street area recommendations.
9.      Change in the 96th Street exit from Henry Hudson Parkway.
10.    Restoration of M104 bus service.
11.    NYPD increased enforcement of the laws prohibiting unnecessary honking.

Business & Consumer Issues Committee
Michele Parker and George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero, Co-Chairpersons
Resolutions Re:
12.    210 West 70th Street (Broadway-West End Avenue.) Application to the SLA for a two-year liquor license by Lincoln Square Steak, LLC d/b/a Lincoln Square Steak.
13.    924 Amsterdam Avenue (West 105th Street.) Application to the SLA for a two-year liquor license by Amsterdam Ranchito Corp., d/b/a To be Determined.
14.    New applications to the SLA for two-year liquor licenses:
         •    320 Amsterdam Avenue (West 75th Street.) Entity to be formed. Currently Citrus (Surtic Inc).
         •    685 Amsterdam Avenue (West 93rd Street.) Jin’s 888 Corp, d/b/a Kouzan.
         •    612 Amsterdam Avenue (West 90th Street.) Saigon Café 89 Inc., d/b/a To be Determined.
15.    240 Columbus Avenue (West 71st Street.) Alteration application to the SLA by Café Tallulah LLC, d/b/a Café Tallulah, to include live music and extend operating hours.
16.    Unenclosed Sidewalk Café Renewal Applications:
         •    1900 Broadway (West 65th Street.) Renewal application #1282969-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by 64 West Restaurant, LLC, d/b/a Bar Boulud, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 38 tables and 76 seats.
         •    434 Amsterdam Avenue (West 81st Street.) Renewal application #1357136-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by MHBK Associates, Inc., d/b/a The Tangled Vine, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 12 tables and 24 seats.
         •    476 Amsterdam Avenue (West 83rd Street.) Renewal application #1218332-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by Upper West Rest. Corp., d/b/a Fred’s, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 22 tables and 44 seats.
         •    520 Columbus Avenue (West 85th Street.) Renewal application #1006183-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by 520 Columbus Ave Ltd., d/b/a Nonna Restaurant, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 10 tables and 24 seats.
         •    203 West 103rd Street (Amsterdam Avenue.) Renewal application #1380748-DCA to the Department of Consumer Affairs by 201 West 103 Corp., d/b/a Buca, for a four-year consent to operate an unenclosed sidewalk café with 5 tables and 10 seats.