EXTERIOR RESTORATION

32-34 GREENE STREET, NEW YORK, NY

 

Type:

Built in 1873 to the designs of Charles Wright, 32 and 34 Greene Street are companion five-story mercantile buildings that feature a self-supporting, ornate nineteenth century cast iron facade. Both buildings have been named New York City Landmarks due to their location in the SoHo Cast Iron Historic District.

Scope:

Full exterior documentation including windows, facades, and cornices. Paint analysis to determine early color schemes and sample color submittals, to and approval by, the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Complete replacement of all windows with operating historically appropriate new windows. Preservation of cast iron facade elements with repair of deteriorated portions and replication of missing components. Removal of both sheet metal cornices. Full replication of 32 Greene Street cornice. Restoration and partial replication of 34 Greene Street cornice. New masonry support walls and stainless steel armatures installed for both cornices. All street facade elements painted to match Landmarks approved paint color.

Owner: Sorgente Group, 805 Third Avenue, 18th Floor, New York, NY

Budget: $765,000