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City Council Unanimously Blocks Hotel Adjacent to Merchant’s House Museum

Posted September 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

Breathe a sigh of relief. Preservationists this week scored a major victory against a hotel developer whose plans would likely damage the two-century-old Merchants House Museum on East 4th Street. The full New York City Council voted unanimously late Wednesday to reject proposed plans to construct an eight-story hotel immediately adjacent to the landmark. As previously […]

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Merchant’s House Museum Files Lawsuit to Block 8-Story Hotel Development

Posted August 7, 2018 at 5:07 am

In case you missed it… The Merchant’s House Museum is not going down without a fight. The landmark building on East 4th Street – the first to be designated as such in 1965 – two weeks ago filed a lawsuit to block the eight-story hotel proposed on its western flank, according to the Wall Street […]

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City Planning Commission to Consider Merchant’s House Adjacent Hotel Tomorrow

Posted July 10, 2018 at 5:02 am

The City Planning Commission will hold a hearing tomorrow to discuss a potential zoning change that would help yield an eight-story boutique hotel beside the 1832-era Merchant’s House Museum. Community Board 2 outright denied the proposition at the end of May. Now, it’s the real show. (The Landmark Preservation Commission did previously approve the plans.) […]

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CB2 Full Board Upholds Denial of Zoning Change for Merchant’s House Adjacent Hotel

Posted June 5, 2018 at 5:03 am

More good news to report on the Merchant’s House front. Community Board 2 last week fully upheld the denial levied at committee for a zoning change for a proposed hotel beside the historic landmark. (#dontmesswithGertrude) While this is a major victory for the Merchant’s House (aka Tredwell House), the CB2 judgment is solely a recommendation. […]

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CB2 Backs Merchant’s House in Denial of Zoning Change for Adjacent Hotel

Posted May 10, 2018 at 5:10 am

The Merchant’s House Museum scored a victory last night, garnering support from Community Board 2 over the proposed hotel on its western flank. In front of a packed house, the Land Use subcommittee yesterday voted to deny the zoning text amendments required for the hotel developers to proceed. However, this determination is simply a recommendation, […]

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LPC Hearing Scheduled for 9-Story NoHo Hotel Tomorrow; Preservationists Rallying the Troops

Posted February 10, 2014 at 6:05 am

That nine-story NoHo hotel proposed for 27 East Fourth Street is back on the real estate radar after a year of almost complete radio silence. Last we checked in, the Landmarks Preservation Commission had again denied architect Ed Carroll’s proposal for the parcel, land that currently hosts the one-level brick garage constructed by Herman Kron […]

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LPC Hearing Tomorrow for Proposed 9-Story Hotel on 4th Street

Posted March 11, 2013 at 10:19 am

Developers are still angling to construct a new nine-story hotel at 27 East Fourth Street.

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Landmarks Preservation Commission Postpones Hearing for Merchant’s House Hotel

Posted June 18, 2012 at 6:09 am

Some heartening news just trickled down the pike regarding that proposed nine-story hotel at 27 East Fourth Street.

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Merchant’s House Hotel Reps Have Criminal Past

Last modified June 28, 2012 at 6:29 pm

Neighborhood preservationists and advocates of the Merchant’s House Museum have a new arrow in the quiver of opposition toward the proposed nine-story hotel next door.

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9-Story Hotel Proposed for Parcel Adjacent to Merchant’s House

Posted May 7, 2012 at 6:19 am

Preservationists are in scramble mode to stop the proposal, mustering the troops to attend the Landmarks Preservation Commission hearing tomorrow morning.

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