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40-42 West 84th Street – Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, Docket #2006245
A neo-Renaissance style apartment building designed by George F. Pelham and built in 1916-17.
Application is to install railings and alter the existing penthouse addition.
Architect: TBD Architecture & Design Studio
Unlike a recent application at the Café des Artistes where the railings were located on the northern side of the building and were minimally visible, these rails face several directions and are visually prominent. Thus, HDC is consistent in our position that an open metal rail should be used, rather than a glass rail.