53 West 53rd Street Project - Final Environmental Impact Statement

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On August 28, 2009, the New York City Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City Planning Commission as lead agency, issued a Notice of Completion for a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the 53 West 53rd Street project.

A public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was held on Wednesday, July 22, 2009. Comments were accepted at the hearing and for ten days following the hearing until Monday, August 3, 2009. The FEIS incorporates responses to the public comments received on the DEIS and additional analysis conducted subsequent to the completion of the DEIS.

View the PDF Document Notice of Completion for the Final Environmental Impact Statement.

PDF Document The files below are in PDF format.

Cover Page (0.01mb)
Inside Cover Page (0.01mb)
Table of Contents (0.08mb)
Foreword (0.08mb)
Executive Summary (4.35mb)
Chapter 1 - Project Description (4.28mb)
Chapter 2 - Land Use, Zoning, and Public Policy (0.65mb)
Chapter 3 - Socioeconomic Conditions (0.38mb)
Chapter 4 - Community Facilities and Services (0.35mb)
Chapter 5 - Open Space (0.57mb)
Chapter 6 - Shadows (4.67mb)
Chapter 7 - Historic Resources (5.85mb)
Chapter 8 - Urban Design and Visual Resources (8.76mb)
Chapter 9 - Neighborhood Character (0.06mb)
Chapter 10 - Hazardous Materials (0.04mb)
Chapter 11 - Infrastructure (0.05mb)
Chapter 12 - Solid Waste and Sanitation Services (0.04mb)
Chapter 13 - Energy (0.03mb)
Chapter 14 - Traffic and Parking (0.50mb)
Chapter 15 - Transit and Pedestrians (0.01mb)
Chapter 16 - Air Quality (0.10mb)
Chapter 17 - Noise (1.67mb)
Chapter 18 - Construction (0.17mb)
Chapter 19 - Public Health (0.02mb)
Chapter 20 - Mitigation (1.81mb)
Chapter 21 - Alternatives (0.09mb)
Chapter 22 - Unavoidable Significant Adverse Impacts (0.02mb)
Chapter 23 - Growth-Inducing Aspects of the Proposed Project (0.02mb)
Chapter 24 - Irreversible and Irretrievable Commitment of Resources (0.01mb)
Chapter 25 - Response to Comments on the Draft Scope of Work and DEIs (0.41mb)
Cover (0.31mb)
Appendix A - Shadows (0.05mb)
Appendix B - Agency Correspondence (0.74mb)
Appendix C - Written Comments Received on the Draft Scope of Work (15.01mb)
Appendix D - Transcript of DEIS Public Hearing and Written Comments Received on the DEIs (29.49mb)
Appendix E - FAPC Shadow and Supplementary Lighting Study (1.99mb)