54 Greene Street Realty Corporation submitted an application for a special permit to convert the second and fourth floors of an existing loft building to Joint Living Work Quarters for Artists (JLWQA) space and to allow retail space on the ground floor and cellar of the building. The building is located at 54 Greene Street in the SoHo Cast-Iron Historic District of Manhattan.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission designated Brinckerhoff Cemetery as a city landmark. The cemetery is located at 69-65 to 69-73 182nd Street in the Fresh Meadows neighborhood of Queens and it is one of the oldest burial grounds in the borough. This designation does not conflict with the Zoning Resolution or any plans for development.
The Administration for Children's Services, the Department for the Aging, and the Department of Citywide Administrative Services submitted an application for acquisition of property in the University Heights neighborhood of the Bronx. This will facilitate the continued use of the Rivers Learning Center as a child care and senior center.
The Department of Parks and Recreation and the Department of Citywide Administrative Services submitted an application for site selection and acquisition of privately-owned property in Queens. This property is located at 36-16 79th Street and will be used as a public park.
The Department of Transportation and the Department of Design and Construction submitted an application for an amendment to the City Map, which would modify street lines and grades. This will help realign a portion of 142nd Street in Queens, in order to facilitate various roadway improvements.
The Administration of Children's Services and the Department of Citywide Administrative Services submitted an application for acquisition of property to facilitate the continued operation of a day care center. The center is located at 29-49 Gillmore Street in Queens and it provides a variety of social, nutritional, educational, and cultural programs.
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services, specifically the Division of Real Estate Services, submitted an application for the disposition of city-owned properties in Manhattan. The properties are located at 22 Reade Street and 49-51 Chambers Street and they will be given to the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
Frank Marando Landscape Inc. submitted an application requesting for an amendment to the Zoning Map to change a portion of a block from an R4A District to an M1-1 District to continue the operation of a landscaping business in Queens.
The Department of City Planning submitted an application for the amendment to the Zoning Resolution to establish a new zoning district for major commercial corridors adjacent to elevated trains, establish a new Inclusionary Housing Area to incentivize the preservation of affordable housing.